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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Leadership and Authority

Harvard Business Review (December2009) will be reviewed this week. Here's the SIXTH POST. From HBR Forethought: A survey of ideas, trends, people and practices on the business horizon:

To Be a Better Leader, Give up Authority: For years I have taught groups of executives and said, “If authority is the first card you play in a difference of opinion, you’ve lost the encounter.” In times of chaos, often “taking control” is a knee-jerk instinct. Avoid it and read them December HBR article on p. 22.

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