In this post, we will discuss the concept of leadership in a virtual world. In a virtual context the role of a leader becomes more and more important, especially when bringing the teams together. This is because there are informational and motivational challenges associated with working together virtually.
In this post, we will discuss what it means to be a leader in today's fast paced, competitive agile environment. We'll also use this as an opportunity to distinguish between leaders and managers. The gist is that leaders lead through influence, by bringing people together and influencing them to achieve a goal. Managers on the other hand use authrotity to make people do work.