Choosing the right leaders – leaders who can help their teams and organizations to achieve their goals – is one of the biggest HR challenges. Studies have consistently shown that poor leadership is the main reason people lack motivation. Yet, the right leader can stimulate well-being and performance.
So, the decision to hire or promote a new leader is essential. Luckily science knows what to look for in potential leaders. It all comes down to ability and personality.
Let’s look at what differentiates strong leaders, what narcissistic leaders look like, and how HR can help select the right leaders