Engaging employees to ensure organizational alignment and commitment is the most important leadership practice in tough times, according to more than half of senior leaders and human resource professionals surveyed.
According to an online poll of 650 senior leaders and HR professionals in North America, conducted in January and February 2009 by Right Management, the most important leadership practices in today’s economy are:
51% – Engaging employees to ensure organizational alignment and commitment
21% – Clearly defining roles and expectations
15% – Developing current skill base and capabilities within organization
13% – Making efficient and informed personnel decisions