September 2013
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Emerge From the Shadows

Sunday, September 8, 2013

People with authority sometimes behave in ways that negatively affect team dynamics. Shadow learning teaches leaders to recognize and address those behaviors.

The shadow side of formal power is that part that drives leaders to sometimes behave like autocrats and followers to be wary and deferential. When left unchecked, these dynamics damage morale, squash innovation, focus behavior on defensiveness rather than strategy implementation, and ultimately alienate talent and destroy people and organ

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