The Cult of Leadership and the Downfall of Workism

Let’s see what’s underneath the cult of leadership, and to expose the old Testament, bronze age thinking at the core of hierarchy.

Katniss Everdeen

Behind the discourse about new ways of working, employee engagement, innovation, and organization, there lies a deep-seated belief — one that often goes completely unexamined — namely, the central role of leaders in all human endeavors, and perhaps especially in business.

Arising from this singular premise is the cult of leadership, which…

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