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The Art of Switching Between Leadership Styles

Coaching Tip

The social distance that separates individuals from those in positions of authority, whether in a formal or more informal structure, defiined by gender, age or cultural differences. Hiring diverse teams and then hoping for the best is not enough.

5 Ways Leaders Can’t Be “Normal” Today

Ron Edmondson

For example, in today’s leadership, the informal aspects of leadership are as important as the formal aspects of leadership. In addition to systems and structures – for a leader to be successful today – leaders must engage a team on personal levels.

What Top Sales Teams Have in Common, in 5 Charts

Harvard Business Review

High-performing sales organizations employ a more structured sales process. Forty-eight percent of the participants from underperforming sales organizations indicated they had nonexistent or informal structured sales processes compared to only 29% from high performing sales organizations.

What Makes an Organization “Networked”?

Harvard Business Review

As business became more complex, these rigid structures grew increasingly untenable and so management theorists began to look for another way— matrixed organizations. The truth is that networks are informal structures. Organizational structure

3 Ways to Make Less Biased Decisions

Harvard Business Review

There are three types of approaches that can help: priming ; reorganized structures and systems ; and new forms of accountability. Are these grounded in solid information or are they simply your interpretations?”