This article from Bill George, Harvard Business School Professor, former Medtronic CEO, and best-selling author, is a great reminder to tackle problems head on and take responsibility as an honorable leader –
“In my 2009 book, 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis, the first lesson when encountering a crisis is to “face reality, starting with yourself.” This week we have contrasting examples of leaders confronting crises who took sharply different paths: JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon and Best Buy’s Richard Schultz.”
Read the rest of the article HERE.
Please read and share your comments. Is there ever a case to sit back and not respond to serious issues as a leader? If so, when is it appropriate? What has been your personal experience in cases like this one?