Tag Archives: collaborative leadership

Met the best boss, not the same as the worst boss

Amidst the crap, the Harvard Business Review published some very very intersting stuff (IMHO). Here’s a portion of a post by a guy called Robert Sutton. In his post, most of the items in his list are hyperlinked… My readings … Continue reading

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The Five Literacies of Global Leadership

Hmmm. Yes, maybe. “Going Deep”Andrew Cornell, Australian Financial Review Boss Magazine April 2011 [Richard Hames] most recent major book is The Five Literacies of Global Leadership, which argues in favour of jettisoning orthodoxies to “liberate” collective wisdom. The five literacies … Continue reading

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Ambiguity and ambidextrous leadership

This is kinda good, and ties in with ongoing concern re: mastery versus control, tolerance of fuzziness etc etc. “It is about being grown up. Uncertainty is not pretty and it is not pleasant, but when it is mastered, wonderful … Continue reading

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As Admiral Ackbar might say, “It’s a trap”

In response to an email about leadership, Leavergirl wrote to me That’s the thing about leaders… they are a trap. The Starfish and the Spider goes on about distributed Apache leadership… if one was killed, another readily stepped into his … Continue reading

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Links 2011-2-22

The brainiac Cosma Shalizi “Reflections on the revolutions in North Africa” with a long quote from Mr Hume and some links (I’ve not looked at yet) Horizons of Significance asking “Do We Need Leaders” (and lovely idea of ‘negative capability‘, … Continue reading

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