The advancement in digital technologies has disrupted the whole management ecosystem, the waves of change are hitting every domain. The change is inevitable not only in processes and structures but also the human intervention needs improvisation. How do you cultivate curiosity, compassion and courage in the face of prejudice, anger and fear?
According to a report by Wharton University, employees want more ownership rather than to follow instruction; customers want to participate in the marketing and development process; and leaders are finding that open and agile organizations are able to maneuver more effectively than organizations where "all insight and direction comes from the top. In short, the autocratic Commander, whether brilliant or misguided, just won't cut it anymore," they write in this opinion piece. Competencies like being Humble, adaptable, Visionary and Engaged distinguish agile leaders from non-agile leaders.