At some stage in our lives, most of us have or will eventually assume a leadership role of some kind. In Leadership: A Reflection, a former executive in the Information Techlogy field identifies the attributes that predispose an individual to succeed as a leader. Neville Stewart relies on his diverse experience as a seasoned leader in Management Information Systems in a variety of Jamaican industries as well as anecdotes and scripture in order to provide the definition, components, attributes, functions, and principles of leadership. Both present and future leaders will learn specifically why they should: Assess possible options to attain a vision Develop a plan to lead others forward Be objective and tolerant of opposing views Provide and then wisely allocate suitable resources Motivate a team to achieve both individual and group goals A leadership role is an opportunity that should be both pursued and executed responsibly. The practical advice and wisdom shared in Leadership: A Reflection proves that outcomes from successful leadership can and will change the lives of others and will continue to affect a community long after the tenure has ended.
Prior to his retirement in 2008, seasoned executive Neville A. Stewart served as Vice President of Management Information Systems for a public sector company. He holds a Bachelor of Science and an Executive Masters in Business Administration from the University of the West Indies. He lives in Kingston, Jamaica, with his wife.