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Three qualities of the forward-thinking leader

Consumer expectations are escalating with each successive generation and businesses are increasingly under pressure to demonstrate how seriously they take their environmental and social responsibility, according to new analysis by McKinsey Insights.

The rising Generation Z-ers are particularly socially demanding when they consider the values of businesses – both as consumers and as prospective employees – with nine out of ten under-25-year-olds citing this as a priority. This clear indication is starting to guide leaders as they take on the challenge.

After studying data and case studies, McKinsey has identified three major emerging focuses for what they call “the leader imperative”:

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Source Article: Answering Society’s Call: A New Leadership Imperative
Author(s): Anita Balchandani, Marco Beltrami, Dale Kim, et al
Publisher: McKinsey Insights