Building Team Leadership at Every Level
In This Chapter
• Sharing common attributes, not just tasks
• Building complementary strengths into executive teams
• Taking advantage of informal teams and influencers
Leadership is becoming less about an individual person and more about process.
Literature, history, and the arts put a lot of emphasis on individuals as great leaders, but few leaders truly work alone. Leadership has become a team operation. This is especially true in the twenty-first century for two reasons. First, organizations are increasingly complex; one person can’t do it all. Second, the cultivation of engaged workers all but requires delegating responsibility to teams.
What makes a good leadership team? What personality ...