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New 360° Survey for Leaders

The Leadership Versatility Index® (LVI) is the thinking manager’s feedback survey. It is based on a leadership model that offers a simple, compact framework to account for the complexities of the manager’s job—the tensions and trade-offs, the balances to be struck. It covers both the interpersonal aspects of leading with the forceful-enabling duality as well as the business side with the strategic-operational duality....and most importantly....leaders love it!
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