Successful leaders increase profitability and growth in their organisation through their ability to set strategic and organizational goals and to motivate a group of people to achieve company objectives.Read more
The most senior leadership team in a company is the board of directors. This group of senior executives is tasked with running the company, looking after the interests of shareholders and liaising with relevant stakeholders. In the UK, directors have statutory responsibilities under UK company law which include promoting the success of the company, avoiding conflicts of interest, and exercise reasonable care, skill and diligence. They are also responsible for ensuring that the company adheres to laws and regulations, setting in-house policies and maintaining compliance
Those with solid leadership abilities in the business environment will rise to senior management positions such as CEO (chief executive officer), COO (chief operating officer) and CFO (chief financial officer).