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Thursday, February 11, 2021
Deborah Ancona, Michele Williams, and Gisela Gerlach

Ask executives to list traits of great leaders and they will probably name vision, honesty, or the ability to execute change. Rarely mentioned is one critical capability that leaders need most in turbulent times: sensemaking, the ability to create and update maps of a complex environment in order to act more effectively in it. Read more about Michele Williams' research in MIT Sloan Management Review.