Fish rots from the head down

Fish rots from the head down
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Julia Jones
The saying "a fish rots from the head down" illustrates that an organisation's problems often stem from its leadership. This underscores the importance of strong, accountable leaders in top positions. Unfortunately, New Zealand's business scene is experiencing its fair share of challenges, with many leaders clinging to outdated approaches to tackling modern problems.The business landscape is struggling because many leaders here still use old institutional thinking to address problems in the new world. They rely on sk...

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