Gartner Information Technology Research

General Manager Insight: The Effective Leadership of Today Is Networked and Collaborative

Published: 30 March 2020

ID: G00382838

Analyst(s): Kaustav Dey


Most technology general managers contribute to organizational success by focusing on their own business unit’s targets. However, the most effective leaders today are those that lead their teams to high performance as well as contribute to and leverage the performance of other teams.

Table Of Contents


  • Individual Leadership Is Important, but on Its Own It’s No Longer Enough


  • Enable More and Direct Less
  • Enhance Network Performance
  • Influence Outside Your Formal Mandate

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