In today's wired world, we need to work more collaboratively than ever before, and many executives realize that they need a new playbook for this hyperconnected, globally dispersed environment. Those who climbed the corporate ladder in silos while using a ""command and control"" style can have a difficult time adjusting to the new realities. Conversely, managers who try to lead by consensus can quickly see decision-making and execution grind to a halt. Crafting the right leadership style isn't easy.
Insead Professors Herminia Ibarra and Morten Hansen have been studying how top executives are leading collaboration in order to help their organizations generate exceptional long-term results.