Mein kleiner Beitrag zu #disruptiondilemma des 47. St. Gallen Symposiums:
The disruptive leader
On June 4, 2009 the President of the United States of America, Barack Obama stepped up to the podium at Cairo University in Egypt. To that day, war had overshadowed the Middle East and tensions between the US on the one hand, and states of the Middle East on the other hand, had hardened. That day, Obama was so disruptive as to create a new leadership style.
I call Obama the Transcultural Leader. A Transcultural Leader focuses on transcultural commonalities rather than intercultural differences; develops a global understanding of the world’s interconnectedness and contributes to a bottom-up global moral order; and, most importantly, bridges societal divisions, and embraces the challenges humanity faces…