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3M—Global Leadership Behaviors: A Platform for Inclusion, Talent Development, and Cultural Transformation

In 2012, Inge Thulin, 3M’s newly appointed CEO began with a systematic approach to creating higher levels of organizational performance. This resulted in the development of a new set of 3M Leadership Behaviors, defining success throughout all of 3M. The behaviors signal that “leadership” does not belong to a few elite people with “inherent traits,” but rather that all people can and should demonstrate leadership through their actions.