Harvard Business School professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter argues that solving today’s complex social problems requires a new kind of leadership: “advanced leadership.” An advanced leader understands that established social institutions, such as big companies, nonprofits or governmental agencies, can become barriers to progress if they focus on defending their turf rather than embracing innovative reforms. Advanced leaders prioritize seeking new ideas, soliciting input from people who usually don’t have a voice in social issues, and drawing on expertise from a range of business, scientific and cultural fields
About the Author
Rosabeth Moss Kanter is the Ernest L. Arbuckle professor at the Harvard Business School and co-founder of the Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative. She is the author or co-author of 20 books, including Confidence: How Winning Streaks and Losing Streaks Begin and End; Men and Women of the Corporation, and SuperCorp: How Vanguard Companies Create Innovation, Profits, Growth, and Social Good.