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Discuss in detail organizational leadership in the context of a leader's action and why is it important for a leader to clarify strategic intent in his or her actions? How does a leader do this? Give examples.

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Organizational leadership in the context of a leaders' action is the most important facet of any organization as a leader must establish a clear and concise mission statement that clarifies his or her intentions for the vision that they have for the company. Organizational leaders must possess visionary leadership that is capable of developing a vision for the company while also providing the resources and tools necessary for employees to carry out their ...

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