Why Great Leaders Are in Short Supply
Harvard Business Review
MARCH 30, 2012
Even more seem to have run out of ideas, or simply appear unable to craft the necessary consensus to lead. As I see it, leaders in the past had the great advantages of: Privileged access to information. People naturally look for direction from someone they perceive to be in possession of more information about an evolving situation. It used to be that leaders were in a unique position to gain information, and to dole it out on a need-to-know basis.