As your business matures, and especially if you think you might sell it one day, leaders have to get away from the old”my way or the highway” approach. Here are some alternatives.
In the Harvard business Review, by John Coleman and Jim Whitehurst published an article 10:00 AM May 28, 2014:
“It’s cliché to say that “command and control” leadership is no longer relevant in most organizational contexts. But — especially in large, global, diverse organizations — what should it be replaced with? Leaders increasingly need to model traits that reflect the values and culture of the organization in which they operate. It’s nearly impossible to capture all those traits — every organization will have a different set of norms and customs. But there are at least a few essential leadership traits that we find common in many firms today.”