Operative Followership and Strategy

In this fast-paced world, organizations often require skilled professionals who can effectively manage and implement strategic initiatives. This is the role of the operative level – the middle management and project managers who are responsible for successfully implementing programs that align with an organization’s vision and strategic purpose. From Strategic Decision-Making to Setting and Prioritizing […]

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Mission Control over Command and Control

Most followers today prefer mission control over command and control. Many young leaders finding themselves in their first position of leadership are biased towards command and control – even if they have had examples of other types of leadership. Sometimes this is because they are concerned that their followers will not accept their ideas and

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Functional Fixedness In your Work

Are you suffering from Functional Fixedness about your role and position? Functional fixedness is a cognitive bias that impacts an individual’s ability to be creative. When we discuss functional fixedness we normally associate it with how an object may be used. Duncker’s candle problem is often used to demonstrate this bias. The problem is presented as follows: You

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