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The Bottom Line - Leadership and dematerialising

Updated Thursday 15th March 2012

What is the difference between a boss and a leader? Can companies cope with 20% less materials? Evan Davis explores answers to those questions with his guests.

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leader duck Creative commons image Icon By Paula Steele via Flickr under Creative Commons license under Creative-Commons license Have you got what it takes to be a leader? The view from the top of business. Presented by Evan Davis, The Bottom Line cuts through confusion, statistics and spin to present a clearer view of the business world, through discussion with people running leading and emerging companies. The programme is broadcast first on BBC Radio 4 and later on BBC World Service Radio, BBC World News TV and BBC News Channel TV.

Evan's executive panel discuss what good leadership consists of - how do you turn a mediocre manager into a brilliant boss? They also swap thoughts on surviving on 20% less of everything. How would their companies cope, and what would they look like?

Joining Evan are Martin Gilbert, chief executive of fund manager Aberdeen Asset Management; Allan Leighton, chairman of set top box maker Pace; Nigel Whitehead, group managing director of BAE Systems.

The Bottom Line is on BBC Radio 4 at 8.30pm on Thursday, 15th March 2012. For further broadcast details, and to listen to the episode online, visit bbc.co.uk.

 

 

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