Executive Commentary

Barkus, Bruce
February 2004
Academy of Management Executive;Feb2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p58
Academic Journal
The article presents a commentary on team-based leadership in the workplace. The author contends that one way to succeed in business is through sharing the responsibilities of leadership. He claims that this allows firms to make more accurate decisions faster. Teams in the workplace are designed to share and communicate expectations, model behaviors, and enable others to act with little supervision. The author believes that in extreme growth situations success is only possible if those who are knowledgeable are given the opportunity to step forward and share the leadership role for their areas of expertise.


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