Leading From Within: Shifting Ego, Ceding Control, and Rising Empathy

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Sophie Wade: Leadership is in the midst of a major makeover. The shift marks a significant move away from Henri Fayol's autocratic “command-and-control” type management theories and methodologies which have been in vogue since the early 1900s. Another factor relates to the fundamental essence of the employer-employee relationship that is evolving as empathy becomes a key characteristic of new leadership. Future-of-Work leaders leadership Sophie Wade

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The Role of a Manager Has to Change in 5 Key Ways

Harvard Business

For almost 100 years, management has been associated with the five basic functions outlined by management theorist Henri Fayol: planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. Yet, it has been our experience that when facing new situations, the best managers create leadership circles, or groups of peers from across the firm, to gain more perspective about problems and solutions. Leadership & Managing people Digital Articlepchyburrs/Getty Images.

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