Bizcast: Bits about books – In Conversation with Dr Kevin Gazzara – Co-Author of ‘The Leader of Oz’
- Dr. Kevin Gazzara is recognized as a Management & Leadership Expert. Along with Dr.Murtaza Ali Lakhani, who is a statistician, he co-authored “The Leader of OZ – Revealing the 101 Secrets of Marvelous Leadership for the 21st Century”. It shows that essentially, leadership qualities have not changed much over the years, but they have become slightly adjusted for the current times.
- The book dives into leadership traits that are essential for today’s organizations. Based on Murtaza Ali’s dissertation and Dr.Gazzara’s research, the book reveals 101 qualities of successful leadership. It is partly based on a cross cultural survey across countries, taking into account leadership attributes that contribute to successful business outcomes. While considering 10 classical attributes spoken about by other scholars, the authors realized that these did not take into account organizational or national culture.
- As a leader, if there is only one thing you can improve, it should be communication. To be a good communicator, listeners have to consider the communication as an opportunity and not as a threat.
These and more insights in this new episode of Bits About Books with Dr Kevin Gazzara.
Run time – 40.53 mins.