As business moves ever further into what we might term the Digital Era, how are our expectations of leaders and leadership changing and evolving?
This fascinating question is posed by the Global Center for Digital Era Leadership (GCDEL)
...and they'd very much appreciate your help in "crowdsourcing" a list of the defining characteristics of Digital Era leaders.
Help 'crowdsource' the defining characteristics of Digital Era leaders
Here's what they're looking for:
Thinking across sectors and disciplines, but focusing on the role of digital technology in organizations, economies, and societies, what do you think are the most important aspects for leaders to be successful?
Please feel free to share your responses via the comments box below, or on the GCDEL blog post
on this topic. Alternatively, tweet your responses to me
or to Karin Wills
Leadership in the Digital Era: Core skills, re-defined skills, new skills
To help get you started, the GCDEL has put together the following image, presenting one possible way of organising the requisite skills for Digital Era leaders. This involves breaking them down into the following three categories: core skills; re-defined skills; and new skills.
However, as the GCDEL says, this is just one way to organise these
skills: "We know there are others and will continue refining our
perspective, but this provides something concrete for people to
You can also download a Word document drawing together all the responses to this topic received thus far: Defining Characteristics of Digital Era Leaders - Comments
- My thanks to Karin Wills for her very kind permission in allowing me to highlight this GCDEL research here, and to reproduce the image showing the requisite skills for Digital Era leaders.
Read the complete post at http://www.xperthr.co.uk/blogs/employment-intelligence/2012/05/what-are-the-key-characteristi.html
11 May 2012 8:00 AM
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