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THE AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS REVIEW: Humancentred leadership puts people first, does what is right

Business and government leaders need to answer some fundamental questions. Do we want a society based on economic models or on meaning and purpose? Do we want a society that puts people first or puts profits and economic performance first?

These are questions of leadership, since leaders create the environment in which business and government operate.

Human-centred leadership offers a way forward, since it puts people first and does what is right for people. Unilever’s Paul Polman insists business cannot prosper in a community that fails in a human-centred approach.

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The leadership landscape in the 21st century is almost certainly different to what you prepared for.

Market volatility, strategic uncertainty, competitive complexity, and ethical and moral ambiguity mean every day is different. How can you succeed as a leader in this environment?

The great leaders of recent history can provide some clues.

INSIDE HR: The Future and a Window into the Future of Leadership

Amidst a backdrop of unprecedented change, human-centred leadership offers the best possible model for navigating the complexities and challenges of the immediate 21st century, writes Anthony Howard