The role of leader is transforming.

Traditional, functional organisational structures are being replaced by highly matrixed networks of interconnected teams, where success depends on internal partnership and collaboration to deliver business outcomes. The leadership of the past, characterised by pyramids of power, fortified silos and internal competition is fast becoming obsolete.

You are now not only a leader of your internal function, but a leader of the whole organisation.

In this article, we explore what you need to lead both horizontally and vertically.