|Cloud, Digital, SaaS, Enterprise 2.0, Enterprise Software, CIO, Social Media, Mobility, Trends, Markets, Thoughts, Technologies, Outsourcing|
Linkedin Facebook Twitter Google Profile
Wednesday, June 23, 2004
Minimizing the Risks of Leadership via HBSWKLeaders become the focus of an organization's results. When things go right, leaders get the credit, glory, and money. Jack Welch receives the praise, but his accomplishments took 305,000 employees twenty years to produce.When things go wrong, leaders can take the fall. The Middle East peace process is regularly derailed by disgruntled people largely acting alone, and it sets back the efforts—and eventually credibility—of the leaders by decades. A good article - the article concludes by saying, "leader will always be responsible for the sins of the followers. Alas, that's the nature of the job. We can tell people the rules, but we minimize our risk through values as well as rules. By modeling clear values, discussing them, and incorporating them into the way decisions get made, we can make it much more likely our organization will do the right things".
|Sadagopan's Weblog on Emerging Technologies, Trends,Thoughts, Ideas & Cyberworld