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The value of transparency

Michael A. Crumpton (University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA)

The Bottom Line

ISSN: 0888-045X

Article publication date: 23 August 2011

Abstract

Purpose

This paper seeks to discuss the need for transparency in leadership during tough financial times.

Design/methodology/approach

This point‐of‐view is enhanced with related literature references from the business community.

Findings

This point‐of‐view demonstrates the long‐term benefits to transparent behavior.

Practical implications

The development of leadership skills related to transparency can lead to improved effectiveness as a leader.

Originality/value

This article is reflective of the author's personal experiences in providing effective leadership during tough times.

Keywords

Citation

Crumpton, M.A. (2011), "The value of transparency", The Bottom Line, Vol. 24 No. 2, pp. 125-128. https://doi.org/10.1108/08880451111169188

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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