performance standards." Level 5 is the Executive who "builds enduring greatness through a paradoxical blend of personal humility and professional will." Every one of the good-to-great companies has level 5 leaders in the critical transition phase. None of the comparison companies did. These leaders are described as being timid and ferocious, shy and fearless and modest with a fierce, unwavering commitment to high standards. Level 5 leaders rely on instilling inspired standards and not inspiring charisma
Keita Powell is a pint-sized powerhouse. She is energetic, result oriented, focused, and driven. Ms. Powell is one of many women in the Mary Kay Cosmetics sales force. She rose through the ranks from Independent Beauty Consultant to Independent Elite Executive Senior Sales Director rather quickly because of her charisma, ability to build a sales team of energetic men and women, and sheer enthusiasm to succeed. One would think that she was an amazing leader to get so many women to follow her in
refers to the highest level of a hierachial leadership level in which a person can reach. Leader who reach this level are deem great leaders, who have accomplished all level of leadership successfully. Level 5 Leadership Great leaders often exhibit humility and seek success for their group or ogranization rather than their own personal gain. Thus often progressing through t... ... middle of paper ... ...oring leadership in times of paradox and complexity. Corporate Governance , 5 (3), pp.82-94.