Applying Common Sense Leadership: Evidence From Senior Leaders


The purpose of this study is a call for further academi onversations into how to practice common sense leadership in a 21st century organiation. This qualitative study was performed from July 29th through December 7th, 2010, which involved 26 participants from across the UNited States who were identified as senior leaders in their organiation. These executives indicated that leading by example; managing your human assets; doing the right thing; seeing the big picture; developing a plan for the future; and making the right hiring and transitional decisions were key common sense leadership best practies. Participants concluded that common sense leaderhip is a full, hands-on effort, which requires attention to every detail of the business from financial to human asset management toards all members of the organiation. 

This publication has been peer reviewed.
Publication Type: 
Journal Article
Jon Webber, Gregory Goussak & Elliot Ser
Year of Publication: 
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
Advances in Managment and Applied Economics
Scienpress Ltd
Date Published: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Place Published: 
United Kingdom
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