Business Leaders

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Business Leaders

LDR 4204

October 25, 2013


This paper reviews the article Choosing Business Leaders with Integrity. There are five important questions that people have to think about when making hiring or promoting decisions. The paper also goes over the things that I learned from the article and how will it be helpful in my future career.

Business Leaders

The article Choosing Business Leaders with Integrity reviews certain points that need to be considered when companies are trying to promote or hire leaders. It proposes five questions: how do they treat those with no power? Can they pass the Carl Sandburg test? What is their "interior" business conversation? Do they occasionally see themselves as part of the problem? Can they make the workplace friendly for artists (Moore, 2012)?

The questions go over some attitudes that can be observed when dealing with an employee. It discusses how people treat others that have less or no power; do they treat them with respect? Do they treat them as valuable individuals? Or do they just ignore them because they represent no benefit for them? Also, the "interior" business conversation tries to understand what the main goal of a leader is; if they are thinking about just solid profits or if they are willing to sacrifice some benefits in order to serve the community or the environment.

They inquire about the capacity of the leader when there is a problem. Do they see themselves as part of the problem? Or do they just assume that their entity is perfect and nothing needs to be done to promote improvement. Last, a workplace friendly for artists refers to how the leader lets their employees be creative or express their point of views (Moore, 2012).

I find this article very helpful because it promotes observation of...