Leadership Resources

Leadership Resources from the Carlson Executive MBA Program

Team of Teams Takeaways: A military General’s reflection on how fluid information sharing equipped his battalion to win the war

This book is written by General Stanley McChrystal led the Joint Special Operations Task Force in Iraq from 2003 to 2008. During this time, he transformed the organization from a top-down command style of decision making to one of empowered teams through transparency of information and “shared consciousness.” He relays that a constant learning mindset, fed by sharing and receiving information with the entire team, is critical for pivoting successfully to address a constantly changing problem set.