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LEADERSHIFT: Reinventing Leadership for the Age of Mass Collaboration

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LEADERSHIFT: Reinventing Leadership for the Age of Mass Collaboration

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BOOK REVIEW LEADERSHIFT Reinventing Leadership for the age of mass collaboration by Emmanuel Gobillot Published by Kogan Page ISBN: 978 0 7494 5531 6 208 pages. Hardback RRP £19.99

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I don't knew when Emmanuel Gobillot wrote this book, but throughout it, phases and comments jump out as relevant in this economic climate. For example, "When technology, demographics and global economies collide, you are faced with a category 6 business revolution," or... "There are few, if any, clues from the past to inform the way we can be successful in the future," or... "Wheie once [leuders] relied on clarity, pans, toles and money to achieve [successful organisations], they will need to find new tools. Clarity is no longer feasible ?? a source oí engagement.''

The book is fascinating in its breathtaking deconstruction of 'sacred cows' and the straightforward nature of suggested ''solution-approaches" such as, "It is easier for meaning to be shared when it is co-created", which have greaier impact because of this style and format.

I could find only one instance where the author didn't 'connect' with, and develop, a (oncept fmni theory (ihe Pnet's principie, when taring aoont 'engagement'): every section provides a new perspective on corporate ind leadership a; t,"iiy G if whole c. …

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