The PROPHET/Boyden Insights Series are brief articles providing understanding on leadership roles and executive team dynamics. The insights are based on the leadership styles of 10,000 executives and more than 2,500 C-suite leaders, representing organisations worldwide of different sizes, across all sectors. Each article provides statistically significant patterns of CEO behavior; explains the business implications and offers advice for optimising collective performance. In this first article, we review how CEOs prefer motivating their people versus handling the details.
Climate change and the increasing pressures on Chief Executives running industrial businesses. Whilst there are challenges to be navigated, driving climate change is an opportunity for innovation with significant positive impacts if harnessed in a collaborative solution based culture.