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The upsides of downward deference Premium

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Leaders who find themselves out of their element can get ahead by deferring to subordinates. Here we explain how power can come from letting it go.
Bibliographic citation: REICHE, S., NEELEY, T. (2021). The upsides of downward deference. IESE Business School Insight (158), pp. 68-75.
Date: 01/04/2021
Author(s): Sebastian Reiche; Tsedal Neeley
Document type: Non-refereed article
Department: Managing People in Organizations
Languages: English / Spanish