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Where Will We Find Tomorrow's Leaders

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Leading from behind?

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Where Will We Find Tomorrow's Leaders

  1. 1. Gendai Sato Woraphan Atikomtrirat Tanavut Pongpayaklert Presented by
  2. 2. Where will we find Tomorrow’s Leaders? <ul><ul><li>Published in Harvard Business Review's January 2008-issue. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on several interviews with HBR senior editor Paul Hemp. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Linda A. Hill <ul><ul><li>Professor at Harvard Business school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty chair of the business school’s High Potential Leadership program and of the Leadership Initiative. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Becoming Manager: How New Master the Challenges of Leadership” </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Previous Consensus <ul><ul><li>In what kind of organization places are effective business leader formed? </li></ul></ul><ul><li> and The Military </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Focus: Leaders in Unconventional Places </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> South Africa - the anti-apartheid movement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Dubai - Islamic finance company </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Linda Hill ’ s Prediction <ul><ul><li>Two Notions: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For Leadership in the next half century </li></ul></ul>●   Leading from Behind ● Leadership as Collective Genius
  6. 6. Metaphor “ A leader … is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind. ” Leading from Behind: (Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom )
  7. 7. Leading from behind 1. Create context or culture: - Willing to lead - Able to lead 2. Involves crucial responsibilities and judgment calls: - Selection of members - Value sharing with members - Talent development of members - Boundaries setting for activities - Managing tension among members 3. Able to Lead from the Front
  8. 8. Case : Leading from Behind <ul><ul><li>Iqbal Surve at Sekunjalo Investment </li></ul></ul>Division ’ s Leader Selection of the people, by the people, and for the people “ People before Profit ”
  9. 9. Leadership as collective genius <ul><ul><li>Unleash and Harnessing of the creative talents of a diverse group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process of group working </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ex. Pixar </li></ul>
  10. 10. Invisible <ul><ul><li>Many talented people in all part of the world haven’t been viewed as potential business leader. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demographic Invisibles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stylistic Invisibles </li></ul></ul>

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