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Donald, USA
I noticed a new perspective on leadership methods in HBR Feb 07 by Deborah Ancona c.s. She argues no human being is perfect and no leader can be perfect. So maybe its for the best to stop trying to be a perfect leader. Leaders should find others who can offset their limitations and complement their strenghts. A framework of distributed leadership is provided. This leadership model mentions 4 important capabilities: sensemaking, relating, visioning and inventing. Do you agree we should stop expecting so much of leaders in organizations?

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Gurmeet, India
Very sensible observation. The concept of distribu...

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Zdzislaw, USA
The idea presented by Donald is such an important ...

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Debbie Payne, Canada
The question, should we stop expecting so much of ...

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Odukoya S.O.A., Nigeria
I think what we should be talking about is not a p...

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Arnaud, France
I also agree with Donald on distributed leaders...

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Angie, Philippines
I believe, no human is perfect and so no Leader is...

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Adedeh, Consultant, Kenya
A leader is one who paints a picture of the fut...

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Greg Johnson, Partner, United States
@Donald: What a curious question. Leadership by de...

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eustace n wachira, Other, Kenya
Many times those in position of leadership do not ...


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