Leadership skills for the 21st century

What skills do you need to lead in the face of today's global challenges? Are you fit to survive in this changing new world? Climate change and other pressing environmental and sustainability issues urgently require transformational change. In this article, Matthew Gitsham and Kai Peters challenge readers with the findings of Ashridge-led research presented to the united Nations in December 2008 which reveal that although 76% of senior executives say that leaders in their organisations need the knowledge and skills to respond, fewer than 8% believe they are currently developing them very effectively.

Gitsham, M. & Peters, B.K.G. (2009) Leadership skills for the 21st century, 360° The Ashridge Journal, Spring, pp. 17 - 21

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