Leadership Is About to Get More Uncomfortable

Harvard Business Review

Employees used to know just your name, your face, your business reputation. Competitors will be recast as allies, as rival companies will have to work together to achieve more complex technical innovations. Such “co-opetition” will require leaders to maintain a difficult dual perspective – rivals must be simultaneously seen as both vital partners and market threats. Now they know your salary, your hometown, your connections on LinkedIn, how much your house is worth.