The evolving concept of leadership in the internet economy
by Sen Sendjaya, Ly Fie Sugianto
J. for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development (JIBED), Vol. 1, No. 2, 2003

Abstract: Organisations around the world are experiencing a major fundamental transformation in the ways they do business and relate with their customers, suppliers, and the rest of their stakeholders. As Internet-enabled changes necessitate new business models and business redefinitions, there exists an indispensable need to re-examine the notion of leadership in the web economy. To lead businesses effectively in such environment, today's leaders have to embrace the concept and practice of distributed leadership, and develop required leadership competencies. Drawing on organisational leadership and e-commerce literature, this paper explores the necessary evolution of leadership.

Online publication date: Sun, 25-Sep-2005

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