Redefining IBM’s Leadership Competencies

Nov 19, 04

According to IBM?s CEO, Sam Palmisano, ?In a hyperconnected world, IBM’s clients needed to become “on-demand” companies, their every business process exquisitely calibrated to respond instantly to whatever got thrown at them. And to help them, IBM would have to do exactly the same thing.

In a survey done to find out the competencies required by the leaders to meet this new strategy, it was found that almost a third of the competencies identified were entirely different. Competencies such as ?Collaborative Influence?, ?Thinking horizontally? are among them.

To find out what the leader?s at IBM are going to be graded upon, read about ?IBM?s Management Makeover? in this month?s issue of Fast Company.

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