ERIC Number: EJ798742
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
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From Agony to Ecstasy: The Leadership Challenge of Building an Effective Work Unit
Foldesi, Robert S.
CUPA-HR Journal, v55 n1 p6-9 Spr-Sum 2004
What happens when a person accepts a new leadership position only to discover that the team they are charged with overseeing is in disarray? The transition to a new leader often causes stress between and among employees. Employee satisfaction and productivity may be lacking, teamwork may be nonexistent, and change may be met with resistance. This article offers some pointers on how leaders who "start off on the wrong foot" can turn the situation around and produce the desired results for the team and the institutiion.
Descriptors: Leadership, Stress Variables, Productivity, Employees, Teamwork, Leadership Effectiveness
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