Are you an entrepreneurial leader, an enabling leader or an architecting leader? These three ‘nimble’ leadership archetypes encourage their organisations to become self managing, while balancing freedom and control.
Nobody has recommended command-and-control leadership for a long time. But no alternative has emerged, either. That’s partly because leaders are ambivalent about changing their own behaviour – and losing control.
Writing for Harvard Business Review, Deborah Ancona, Elaine Backman and Kate Isaacs look at the three types of ‘nimble’ leader that encourage organisations to become self managing.