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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. The consequence is a more flexible and fluid concept of leadership.

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

Harvard Business Review

. “First, let’s fire all the managers” said Gary Hamel almost seven years ago in Harvard Business Review. 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.

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