Team of Teams: A Leadership Model for a Complex World

By The Cove May 15, 2019

"The 21st century is a time unlike any other.  Modern technology allows instant global communication for everyone, making the world no longer just highly complicated, but increasingly complex.  It is this complexity, argues General Stanley McChrystal in his 2015 book Team of Teams, that makes it vital that we take a fresh look at how we think about leadership, management, and teamwork."

In this piece on The Army Leader, Dan Snelson provides a great review of General Stanley McChrystal's 2015 book Team of Teams. 

He touches on topics such as:

  • Complicated vs. Complex
  • An Uncertain World
  • Dealing with Uncertainty
  • Delegating Until It Hurts
  • Building Shared Consciousness
  • Cultivating a Cooperative Culture
  • Panacea or Pipe-Dream? and
  • The Gardener.

Really worth a read.




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The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

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