Sustainable Business: Quality of Your Front-Line Management

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Sep 7, 2011 11:49 AM ET

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Compa…

In business, every position has a purpose and every role requires a unique set of skills in order to fulfill a specific purpose.  When it comes to the executives and front-line management which will enable a sustainable business future, what are the skills and leadership criteria your business will require to meet its purpose?   More companies today are looking to ‘sustainability’ leadership as a competitive core competency.  Defined formally in some companies as Sustainability Officers, leadership roles can develop at various levels across the organization.  In either a formal are open model, the qualities of leadership are often very similar.     The BNET article, 10 Things Great Managers Do, examines the characteristics of successful leaders in terms of inspired action and organizational development.  Based on the true experiences of the author, we seek to apply these ten defined actions to today’s business sustainability leaders and front-line management.  Click here to discover these actions and how they apply to management.   

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".