The Dynamics of Hidden Leadership

You will see hidden leaders in different phases of their development in your organization. Some will be fully developed; others will need some skill development or a nudge in the right direction to become more capable.

Before you can identify and develop hidden leaders, it’s important to know what hidden leadership is. The dynamics of hidden leadership are more than effectiveness, friendliness, and productivity. They encompass specific facets of behavior and attitude that result in these leaders fulfilling the value promise of your organization.

As we’ve said, these leaders are well known within your organization but usually not seen as leaders per se by their supervisors and managers. This chapter ...

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