RANDAL TAME: LESSONS ABOUT LEADERSHIP FROM DARREN LEHMAN, MICKEY ARTHURS AND GUUS HIDDINK


“I really want to be a great leader in Australia, but I don’t think they will accept a foreigner telling them what to do”. This unusually frank comment, made to me by a European leader of a global company who had just arrived to head up Australian operations, is perhaps not an unfounded fear.


Many MGSM graduates will have similarly found their leadership career taking them to overseas destinations where the ways of doing things is significantly different. As one of my 1993 graduating class said to me after returning from a long stint as a manager in English speaking Canada told me, “When I got there I realised I had to throw most of wh