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Last updated on Thursday, April 21, 2016, 1:25 pm

Nichol Sees Servant Leadership As Path To Higher Performance

A good servant leader puts the needs of others first. It’s a guiding principle for Tyson Foods Inc. executive Jason Nichol. During a recent interview, Nichol said that during a 20-year career in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, he’s come to value his professional responsibility of investing in people and seeing them flourish. That hasn’t changed now that he works for one of the world’s largest companies. “I have always tried to grow as a servant leader, and I see my job as knocking down barriers for others to put them in a position to win,” he explained. “I get a lot out of that, and Tyson’s leaders practice servant leadership every day, led by Donnie Smith. So this [job] has been a really good fit for me personally.” In March,... [ MORE ]

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