Posts Tagged ‘shared leadership’

The 8 Leadership Principles of Orpheus, the Conductor-less Chamber Orchestra

Last November, I interviewed Ayden Adler, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra’s Executive Director to find out more about the successes, the advantages and the challenges of the organization’s exceptional case of shared leadership.

 

The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is an …


What is Shared Leadership?

Shared leadership is an approach and a process that helps each member of a team, an organization or a society bring its unique perspectives, knowledge and knowhow to resolve common issues and attain a common goal. Shared leadership allows everyone …


The First Steps to Implementing a Shared Leadership Approach Within a Group or Organization

Our current era is defined by social changes, constantly emerging new information technologies and problems of increasing complexity and diversity for organizations.

 

Those wishing to succeed by distinguishing themselves and increasing their visibility in their domain will need to …


Shared Leadership: Utopia or a Real Possibility?

The concept of shared leadership is far from being a utopian ideal. There are many successful organizations that have implemented this form of leadership in their management style. There is the case of the Danone Group who has introduced a …


The Four Masks of Influence: How to Mobilize in Other Ways than with Authority, Charm, Manipulation or Intimidation?

Could there be skeletons or ghosts of another era hiding behind and influencing our idea of leadership?

 

There are four traditional masks used by leaders to influence others, these are: authority, charisma, manipulation of the truth and intimidation. Instead …


Let us Observe the Shared Leadership Amongst Flocks of Migrating Snow Geese!

The autumn skies are filled with magnificent flocks of Snow Geese flying above the cities and the countryside. Travelling in groups, these birds brush their wings against the streams to form breaking waves that resemble a high and then low …


The Case of the Tourterelle School: Shared Leadership for the Achievement of Education Objectives

I recently collaborated with the Professor Huguette Drouin, Ph.D. on an article that was published in the magazine “Le Point en Administration de l’Éducation”.

It is about the positive effects and the benefits of shared leadership through its implementation …


Shared Leadership: An Adaptation to the Evolution of Management Styles

A CEO or team leader is constantly looking to improve their workers’ performance and increase their propensity to take initiatives. At the same time, these figureheads want to ensure a collaborative work environment, where every worker is comfortable to voice …


Reinforcing a Group’s Collective Confidence to Increase Innovation and Performance

In order to demonstrate the importance of a team’s collective confidence and the effect it can have on every member’s attitude, here are two fictional teams with characteristics based on my observations of various organizations.

 

There is team 1 …