Healthy Leadership : New Model of The 21st Century Leader

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Somchai Thepsaeng


Healthy Leadership is a form of leadership in the 21st century to drive the organizational mechanisms through their personnel to work towards the goals of success and can respond to globalization.  Particularly, the key attributes of a leader are: emotional intelligence; having a sense of humor; creating a secure and safe organizational atmosphere; building inspiration and motivation; developing knowledge, experience and ability to enhance the acceptable health system;  having  ability to think outside the box; being proactive and focusing on the results of the work; and ability to find methods, techniques or strategies to use in promoting, preventing and taking care of the health of personnel in order to prevent the epidemic from spreading further.  In addition, healthy leadership should include these important components, namely, health promotion system development, safe and healthy environment of the organization arrangement, holistic health care of personnel, improving the quality of work life, effective communication, planning and monitoring health promotion, and teamwork.

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