"To Be a Better Leader, Give Up Authority" by A. D. Amar, Carsten Hentrich, and Vlatka Hlupic, is featured in the December 2009 issue of Harvard Business Review, 87(12, December), pp. 22-24.
The article narrates applications of leading-without-power concepts within Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC Germany) and ANADIGICS, Inc., and advances knowledge organization leadership concepts covered in Amar's book, Managing Knowledge Workers (Quorum Books, 2002).
Amar, a professor of management in the Stillman School of Business, began his work on this project during his 2007 sabbatical at Westminster Business School in London. The initial results were presented in 2008 at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting.
Amar has a B.S. and M.S. degree in engineering, and an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. in business. He has published more than 75 works in various journals and periodicals, and has worked and consulted in general management, productivity enhancement, and operations and strategy areas for a number of organizations.
In addition to lecturing at many technical conferences around the world, Amar has trained and instructed managers in the U.S., Russia, Poland, the United Kingdom and India.
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