Collective Leadership for the Dynamic Business Environment

Collective leadership places power into the hands of team members rather than traditional managers. It is a model of collaboration and innovation for the dynamic business environment
-By Dave Desouza

The concept of leadership has experienced significant changes as it evolved along with globalization, technology advances and internet-based communication systems. Managers at all levels are expected to be collaborative and resilient, and able to engage employees who may be spread out far and wide or a workforce that is defined by its diversity.

Employees are no longer interested in organizations that insist on maintaining old leadership paradigms which are marked by hierarchal decision-making and a series of managerial orders.

Today's leaders must know how to foster and facilitate a culture of collaboration in the workforce. Their role is shifting to leading collective leadership teams working in flatter, dynamic organizations and intera...

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