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Three factors of an effective CEO

View well-known corporations. Research one of the companies.
Discuss the chief executive officer's (CEO) leadership qualities.
Answer the following questions:

-Discuss 3 factors or characteristics that you think makes this individual (the CEO) an effective leader.
-Discuss 3 factors or characteristics that a credible management industry source thinks makes this individual an effective leader. Support your argument with reliable outside sources.
-What do you think will be the key cultural or organizational legacy this leader will leave behind?

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View well-known corporations. Research one of the companies. Discuss the chief executive office's (CEO) leadership qualities. Answer the following questions:

-Discuss 3 factors or characteristics that you think makes this individual (the CEO) an effective leader.
And Discuss 3 factors or characteristics that a credible management industry source thinks makes this individual an effective leader. Support your argument with reliable outside sources.

And what do you think will be the key cultural or organizational legacy this leader will leave behind?

The company I chose to research is Apple. Its chairperson and CEO is Steven Jobs. I think he is an effective leader because he is driven, knowledgeable and dedicated to what he is doing. These ideas can be seen in such places as http://thenextweb.com/apple/2011/08/02/jobs-gives-executives-more-control-as-he-plans-for-apples-future/ where the author states that "Apple's CEO Steve Jobs has a long-standing reputation as a visionary executive that presides over every detail of the flagship products that the company releases. This reputation goes along with many stories of Jobs' need to micro-manage his executive team and even engineering staff.

Now, while on leave due to health issues and coinciding with an aggressive plan to prepare for the future, Jobs seems willing to give ...

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A View well-known corporations. Research one of the companies.
Discuss the chief executive officer's (CEO) leadership qualities.
Answer the following questions:

-Discussed 3 factors or characteristics that you think makes this individual (the CEO) an effective leader.
-Discussed 3 factors or characteristics that a credible management industry source thinks makes this individual an effective leader. Support argument with reliable outside sources.
-What do you think will be the key cultural or organizational legacy this leader will leave behind?

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