Understanding the difference between good management and great leadership could be the difference between success and disappointment for many law firms in 2014.
The Walker Clark approach is that leadership is a set of observable behaviors, which anyone can learn to demonstrate. In other words, although leadership might come more easily to some people, anyone can learn to be a great leader.
In their article "A Behavioural Model for Law Firm Leadership," which Walker Clark LLC first published in the United Kingdom in 2003, Lisa Walker Johnson and Norman Clark outline actions and behaviors that distinguish great law firm leaders from good law firm managers. Since then it has been one of the three most frequently downloaded articles on the Walker Clark website.