10th Sep. '11
Malin Persson is the CEO of Volvo Technology and active board member for several other companies. A global company, Volvo Technology is the centre for innovation, research and development in the Volvo Group, giving Ms Persson extensive expertise in many different leadership challenges.
“The FOUNDATION of WHO YOU ARE is the FOUNDATION of your LEADERSHIP´´
That being said she also insists that adaptability is tantamount to success for any leader in today’s world. “I have adapted to the new reality – global mindset to get new experiences and to see new people developing is a true asset to me.´´ Favoring the mentor style of leadership Ms Persson emphasizes the importance of being a role model, in her case being value driven and curious.
The BATTLE FOR TALENT has ONLY JUST BEGUN. To prepare yourself for battle you need life long relations with the talents, wherever they work. You must have the dynamic of people circulating internally and externally to meet challenges head-on. “We have a KPI for this in Volvo” says Ms. Persson. You must provide a good place to be in, the mix of experienced people and young talents, then let them develop your culture.
For More information on Malin Persson and VOLVO Technology:
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