Lacking a Broad Strategic Orientation

Unable to navigate organizational ambiguity, politics, dilemmas, and trade-offs because of a lack of understanding of the strategic context surrounding the job.

Leading does not follow a straight or predictable path, especially in complex organizations that operate in an uncertain, global environment. When you recognize and accept the realities of whatever organization you’re in, when you see how all parts of the organization work together, you’ll deal more skillfully with the dilemmas of contemporary organizational life. Learn and understand the strategic context surrounding your job and your team. Think ...

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