August 18, 2015 Collective Leadership: What, How and Why
As the world advances and economics and market forces change, organisations also need to adapt to those changes. Accordingly, organisational forms of leadership also need to evolve. This move towards new forms of leadership is now becoming an imperative in the strategic agenda of organisations that want to achieve their ambitions, or just survive. What […]Read More
August 15, 2015 Adaptive Leadership => Regulating the Heat!
Adaptive leadership is concerned with tackling challenges that, unlike technical problems which require known solutions or routine problem-solving practices to resolve, necessitate that the people involved change their ways. That’s right: nothing changes if people (YOU) don’t change first! This requires a good understanding of the human dimensions of change. “Solutions to adaptive challenges reside […]Read More
July 28, 2015 Authority vs Leadership
Understanding the distinction between ‘authority’ and ‘leadership’ can deliver real results to the bottom line of any organisation. In my work, I treat leadership as both a critical business practice and a research discipline. This has led me to the following observation. The distinction between ‘management’ and ‘leadership’, which was popularised by John Kotter and […]Read More