09.13.09. - Chapter 4, Case Incident 1 - The Rise of the Nice CEO

09.13.09. - Chapter 4, Case Incident 1 - The Rise of the Nice CEO

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9/13/09 Chapter 4 Alexander Silkin Case Incident 1 Natural Disasters and the Decisions That Follow 1. Sutton is right to argue that getting along well with others is an important ability for a CEO to successfully lead an organization. This is because a manager who is able to garner positive feelings from his employees is able to successfully motivate and lead his employees to reach set goals. On the other hand, a CEO who establishes negative relationships with his employees will have staff who will constantly disagree with him or her about the set goals and will not want to follow his directions. Thus it is no coincidence that Bob Nardelli, who had an ill temper and even offended his employees, failed to improve the business in any way during his six-year post. On the other hand, it is no surprise that the employees love and follow their benevolent CEOs at Boeing and General Electric, together reaching higher profits for their firms. 2. Different industries and types of job will require varying
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09.13.09. - Chapter 4, Case Incident 1 - The Rise of the Nice CEO

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