This paper seeks to discuss the need for transparency in leadership during tough financial times.
This point‐of‐view is enhanced with related literature references from the business community.
This point‐of‐view demonstrates the long‐term benefits to transparent behavior.
The development of leadership skills related to transparency can lead to improved effectiveness as a leader.
This article is reflective of the author's personal experiences in providing effective leadership during tough times.
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