Chief executives shouldn't let their overarching vision for the company interfere with the daily grind of running a business, writes Robert Sutton. The best bosses -- Anne Mulcahy of Xerox, say -- fuse a sweeping vision with a detailed understanding of the nuts and bolts of their industry. "This ability to go back and forth between the little details and the big picture is evident in the leaders I admire most," Sutton writes.

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