How can firms become more competitive by evolving out of classic hierarchial structures? This short but interesting McKinsey interview with Gary Hamel begins to describe at least one answer to the question.
- Senior leaders accelerating the shift to smaller units and creating more opportunity for people to be leaders.
- 360 degree pay policies with transparency.
- Stronger links to the P&L so employees can see their role.
More about Gary’s work can be found at MIX.
According to a new article from HBR, Connect Then Lead, the Machiavellian question of being loved or feared is in fact the wrong question. Leaders who want to connect should begin with warmth and follow with strength.
This infographic briefly illustrates at least part fo the point.