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The importance of authentic leadership: How trigger events and crucibles aid their development

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Article publication date: 23 December 2020

Issue publication date: 21 July 2021

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Abstract

Purpose

Firm performance can be significantly enhanced when its leaders are authentic. A focus on trigger events and leadership crucibles can help such leaders to learn from past experiences and acquire and enhance the key qualities required to increase the overall effectiveness of authentic leadership development.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

Firm performance can be significantly enhanced when its leaders are authentic. A focus on trigger events and leadership crucibles can help such leaders to learn from past experiences and acquire and enhance the key qualities required to increase the overall effectiveness of authentic leadership development.

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

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Citation

(2021), "The importance of authentic leadership: How trigger events and crucibles aid their development", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 35 No. 5, pp. 34-36. https://doi.org/10.1108/DLO-09-2020-0197

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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