Friday, January 4, 2008
Leadership in an E-World
Leadership in today's world is in a much better position than ever in terms of communication. In order to keep up with the fast paced environment and to remain competitive within the marketplace, leaders need to be able to communicate at any given time and anywhere within the world. This is possible today due to the increase in electronic devices and improved technology to carry out many tasks. In doing so, leaders must be comfortable with using electronic devices in the day to day work environment. They need to be able to stay abreast of technological advances. More people today are working in romote locations that require the use of electronic communication to accomplish their work. Along with having the ability to reach out to people, there is an increase in collaboration between businesses. This seems to be on the rise and is supported by improved technology. Finally, to stay competitve within the marketplace, leaders must have the means to quickly communicate a shift in vision or strategy to his or her people. In doing so, this will help keep the business profitable and the people more productive which is needed to sustain their place within the market.