Effective leaders are measured by their ability to do well under pressure. Successful leaders succeed when all is going wrong around them. Great leaders retain composure and calmness when everything and everyone is losing control. Great leaders possess a self-confidence that brings people, and teams, together under pressure.
Every employee - even those considered to be under performers - become more valuable to an organisation, especially given the considerable human and financial resources taken to recruit them in the first place.
The purpose of this two part article is to discuss leading people management practices with respect to the various building blocks making up the people effectiveness landscape pursued by organisations endeavouring to thrive people wise under the imperatives of the new order under which organisations have to operate.