Leadership Skills in the Modern Business Environment Abstract The needs of modern organizations are changing rapidly and management and leadership capabilities are needed to ensure success. Using this as a foundation for research, the current investigation reviews traditional competencies and skills in leadership and management practice in an effort to understand the changes needed in these areas to meet the demands of modern organizations. The research also reviews the changes which have occurred in organizations and projects the leadership skills which will be needed in the next five to ten years to facilitate organizational development, growth and success. Leadership Skills Required for the Future The evolution of the modern...The end:
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