Gartner Research

Connector Managers in the Digital Age

Published: 05 July 2018

ID: G00368515

Analyst(s): Marketing Research Team


In the digital business era, organizations must rethink the attributes of high-performing teams. This research explores what types of managers are most successful in highly digital environments and what specific characteristics in managers and leaders drive high performance in such environments.

Table Of Contents

Establishing the Need for Better Managers

Four Types of Managers

Connector Managers Are the Most Successful

Connector Managers in Digital Environments

Network Orientation Drives Manager and Leader Performance in Highly Digital Environments

Why Is Network Orientation Critical for Success in a Digital Environment?

Next Steps: Fostering Network Orientation


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