Better leadership and management leads to better business performance
It is intuitively obvious that better leadership and management leads to better business performance, but can it be proven?
There are numerous academic research studies that endeavour show this and some are summarised below. For most pragmatic business leaders, it simply has to be a judgement call. Which is why we invite potential members to attend a meeting as our guest. They are then properly informed and can make that judgement call for themselves.Click here to apply for an invite to a meeting
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The following are some largely academic papers exploring the extent to which leadership impacts upon business performance. Click the links for the original papers.
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Deloitte reported in the Wall Street Journal that investment analysts routinely factor the quality of a company’s senior leadership team into their valuations and that effective senior leadership can add 15 percent to a company’s value.
Economists have consistently found both large and persistent differences in productivity. The size of these differences is striking: the plant at the 90th percentile of the industry’s productivity distribution typically obtains almost twice as much output with the same measured inputs as the plant at the 10th percentile of productivity.
Royal Bank of Canada implemented a programme to transform leadership behaviours which Boston Consulting Group found led to a doubling of their stock price, far outstripping their peers in the same period.