Why Great Leaders Are in Short Supply
Harvard Business Review
MARCH 30, 2012
We're living with something of an irony right now regarding leadership. On the one hand, the topic has never been more studied and written about; my recent Google search for leadership research by academies and institutes returned some 375,000 hits. On the other hand, we are experiencing a dearth of leadership in society. As I see it, leaders in the past had the great advantages of: Privileged access to information. Leadership has never been easy.