13 Apr '12, 11am

Why business must shift from resource managers to resource leaders

Why business must shift from resource managers to resource leaders

[Editor's note: Marilyn Taylor and David Legge co-authored this article with Mary Stacey. Stacey and s+b editor-in-chief Art Kleiner are leading a scenario session based on the premise of this article at the Authentic Leadership in Action (ALIA) institute in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, June 18-23, 2012. For more information, see http://aliainstitute.org/summer2012/ .] Around the world, natural resources companies -- producers of agricultural staples, oil and gas, lumber and wood products, basic chemicals, and many minerals -- are facing unprecedented volatility in supply and demand. The global population is poised to reach 9 billion by 2050, and much of the growth will be in emerging markets. Millions of people in China, India, Latin America, and Southeast Asia are entering the middle class for the first time, increasing their demand for energy, housing, and transportati...

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