Discuss an executive’s leadership environment, roles and challenges.
Consider aspects such as power, perceptions, constraints, responsibilities, obligations, control, relationships, priorities, requires skills, personal style, tensions, pressures, etc.
Reflect also that the executive job may look different depending on whether the point of view is that of subordinate, board or person in the job. Specifically reference, and link, the readings and the executive comments and insights you have heard.
The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli
The Art of War, by Sun Tzu