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Effective Communication Based Leadership Skills to Lead a Voluntary Organization

Originally delivered Jun 5, 2010
Source: AIChE
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    Archived Webinar
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    1 hour
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Effective communication leadership skills are necessary to lead a voluntary organization. True leadership is interrelated to management skills and applicable in voluntary organization as well as other type of business organizations. The increasing diversity of multicultural, voluntary organization like AIChE creates opportunities and challenges for leaders. There are certain key traits that are fundamentally important for a volunteer leader to have to effectively and positively impact their organization to create a growth oriented sustainable operation. Effective communication skills enable a leader to create trust and team spirit in any organization and in particular in a voluntary organization.


Syamal Poddar

Syamal Poddar is the founder and President of the consulting company Poddar & Associates. His 40+ year industrial career includes working for two global companies — Exxon Research & Engineering and Bechtel Corp. — where he held diversified professional, management, and leadership responsibilities. He also maintained his teaching interest as an adjunct faculty member for several years at the Univ. of Houston (Clear Lake and Downtown campuses). As a part of his consulting activities, he offers several technical, project and business development, and leadership courses in the U.S. and...Read more



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