Why Great Leaders Are in Short Supply
Harvard Business Review
MARCH 30, 2012
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. Now the world is awash in instantly accessible information of all types and on all subjects.