The Changing Composition Of Leadership

O'Shea, Sharon
July 2000
Financial Executive;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p35
Academic Journal
The article discusses how changing technological and competitive landscapes have made necessary a new style of leadership. Various developments including the Internet, advanced information technology, and globalization have created a demand for leadership that can delegate authority, make decisions quickly, and inspire trust. Firms in this paradigm exhibit elements of leadership throughout the organization, and not just from the executive suite. Specific instances are detailed involving Veritas Software and Shell International.


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