At Dow Chemicals, the largest chemical company in the USA, the CEO recognised that understanding of corporate mission, values, strategy, and direction had to be the basis of enhancing high performance teamwork and leadership at all levels, and this had to be modelled from the top level. To achieve this a 16-person team comprising the CEO’s direct reports was created and called the Corporate Operating Board. The board met for one week each month to set the strategy and direction for the organis...

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8.2.5 Leaders review org performance/capabilities
9.4.6 Develop management/leadership competencies
8.2.4 Leadership relationships with suppliers and partners

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