Learning to Lead Collective Creativity, Part II: Leading So That No One Is Following

Posted February 11, 2021 | Leadership |
Leading So That No One Is Following
In creative ensembles where leadership isn’t an assigned role or position, a series of actions or behaviors enables collective creativity and can be enacted by every member of the team. In these groups, it’s imperative that every member participates in leadership actions and is prepared to take the lead at any moment.
About The Author
Daniel Hjorth
Professor Daniel Hjorth is a Cutter Expert and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management Professor at the Copenhagen Business School (CBS) Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy (MPP). Prior to this position he was Acting Professor at Växjö University (Sweden), a driving force of entrepreneurship research in Scandinavia. At CBS, Hjorth is the research director of the LIKE-group (Leadership, Innovation, Knowledge,… Read More
Robert Austin
Robert D. Austin is a Cutter Consortium Fellow and a member of Arthur D. Little's AMP open consulting network. He is a regular speaker at the annual Cutter Summit and often delivers Cutter Bootcamps. Dr. Austin served as a professor on the faculty at Harvard Business School for more than a decade, and then as Professor of Management of Innovation & Digital Transformation at the Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. He is currently Professor… Read More
Shannon Hessel
Shannon (O’Donnell) Hessel is a member of Arthur D. Little’s AMP open consulting network. She is an External Lecturer (formerly Associate Professor) at Copenhagen Business School, PhD, and entrepreneur. Her research focuses on collaborative creativity, innovation management, and the role of aesthetics and arts-based practices in processes of business value creation. She coauthored, with Cutter Fellows Robert D. Austin and Richard L. Nolan, the… Read More
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