Heroic leaders are often effective, but increasingly, post-heroic leadership is required in today’s complex global marketplace with fierce competition. What do we mean by post-heroic leadership?
According to an article in Harvard Business Review, “Increasingly, the heroic model of leadership is being challenged by a movement toward shared responsibility. Post-heroic managers allow their employees to contribute to the process of managing and thereby produce better results and higher morale.”
If we look at leadership as progressing through developmental stages, we can see that with experience and maturity, leaders improve their self-awareness, their leadership awareness, and their capacities to handle people and complex systems and situations. Not all, however. Some leaders get stuck at levels that are no longer effective. Read More