I have a new post up on the Stanford Social Innovation Review opinion blog! I have been thinking a lot about the NTC session I blogged about before, regarding techies moving up into leadership roles in their organizations. Here is an excerpt:
The discussion made me think about user-generated content and the two-way flow of information that comes with adopting new social media components. This is usually one of the biggest sources of fear for organizations just beginning on the road to web 2.0. But isn’t the openness to letting go of control of the message and specific content similar to the opening of leadership opportunities for staff? (And shouldn’t it be that neither creates fear in the organization and its leadership team?)
You can read the rest on the SSIR blog here!