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New Leadership
The Changing Face of Modern Leadership
Curated by Roger Francis
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Why Managers Still Matter

Why Managers Still Matter | New Leadership |

In today’s knowledge-based economy, managerial authority is supposedly in decline. But there is still a strong need for someone to define and implement the organizational rules of the game.



Via Kenneth Mikkelsen
Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, September 16, 2014 4:49 PM

Managerial authority is essential when decisions are time-sensitive, knowledge is concentrated and decisions need to be coordinated.

Rescooped by Roger Francis from Surviving Leadership Chaos!

Leadership Lessons From LEGO

Leadership Lessons From LEGO | New Leadership |

Many of the lessons learned in fatherhood apply, on a certain level, to change leadership. Here are the parallels between building a complex LEGO set and coaching a client through transformational change.

Via Kenneth Mikkelsen, donhornsby
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 24, 2013 12:39 PM

The interchangeable parts is the one that stood out for me. It does not mean we are disposable, rather it means we have flexibility and can move into the foreground and background as necessary.

Joe Boutte's curator insight, September 24, 2013 9:48 PM

...and it takes time.

donhornsby's curator insight, September 29, 2013 9:31 AM

(From the article): Look, as a leader, you set the tone for how your employees experience large-scale change. You could be the one that enables fearless (but informed) innovation and experimentation – or you can be the one holding up the instruction book saying, “That’s not how we do it.” The choice is yours.