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Abraham Zaleznik

Abraham Zaleznik

Abraham Zaleznik is the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership, Emeritus, at the Harvard Business School.

A Lot of Listening

This issue requires a combination of approaches. Obama should present a plan in outline form and then work in two directions. First, he needs to launch a public campaign with the outline of the plan, and, second, conduct a series of meetings with key legislators to push the plan. Finally, he needs to do a lot of listening to understand reactions to the plan.

By Abraham Zaleznik

 |  March 2, 2009; 10:59 AM ET
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