Six global leaders confront the personal and professional challenges of a new era of uncertainty.
McKINSEY QUARTERLY .JUNE 2012 • Dominic Barton, Andrew Grant, and Michelle Horn
It is often said that the principles of great leadership are timeless, or based on immutable truths. But when we meet with the men and women who run the world’s largest organizations, what we hear with increasing frequency is how different everything feels from just a decade ago.
Leaders tell us they are operating in a bewildering new environment in which
little is certain, the tempo is quicker, and the dynamics are more complex. They worry that it is impossible for chief executives to stay on top of all the
things they need to know to do their job. Some admit they feel overwhelmed…READ MORE