Leadership in complex companies
In the last 20 years, organizations have become massively more complex. Driven by globalization and enabled by information technology they operate in multiple cultures, locations and across timezones with highly diverse sets of employees. Matrix & virtual organizations are common with multiple reporting lines and competing priorities.
Yet our expectations of leadership have barely changed.
To view article: Leadership in Complex Companies, by Kevan Hall. Article first appeared on Changeboard, October 15, 2009
We continue to over-invest in leaders and under invest in followers – and there are far more of them.