Chapter 5Building Partnerships[1]

The hierarchical model of leadership, once so prevalent in organizations around the world, is being replaced with a new kind of leadership that relies on partnerships[2] and persuasion through the power and value of ideas. Global leaders will use influence rather than command and control management as their operating style. They will let go of the hierarchy while not abdicating leadership, and they will extend their spheres of influence outside the organization to other companies, industries, and countries that are predicated on financial models that underscore the accountability of the partnership.

Business boundaries are becoming looser, and communities are converging across organizations, regions, and industries. ...

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