Imagine you're caught in the elevator with the Chief Financial Officer or CEO of your company. They look at you and ask, "So, what value do you bring to this company?"
In this interview Aspiration's executive director, Allen Gunn, explains the nature of open leadership.
DeLisa Alexander, Red Hat's chief people officer, remembers her first days in an open organization—and explains why she'll never forget them.
Building an open organization can we worth the effort and the pain. You'll have an organization that can quickly adapt, that has a better chance of retaining talented people, and which can engage those within the organization and without.
Denise Dumas and Katrinka McCallum are open source leaders at the technology giant Red Hat. Denise steers the engineering team that builds Red Hat’s flagship product, Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Katrinka heads up the team responsible for the operational backbone of engineering business units at Red... Read more
Opensource.com's 5 year anniversary was yesterday, January 25! Our team celebrated during an afternoon last week that focused on the growth our readership has seen since 2010, but most importantly in recognition of the tremendous work of our project lead Jason Hibbets. Jason has been instrumental... Read more
Luis Ibanez is a senior software developer at Google. In this short talk he explains what he means by "unmanagement" and "unleadership" and how it can change the course of a project.
On every floor at Red Hat Tower in downtown Raleigh, you’ll find a brand message sign that describes Red Hat’s values and culture. On the floor where I intern, the brand message is “Leaders are catalysts, turning shared purpose into shared results.” I see this sign multiple times everyday. Coming... Read more
In the open source community, we know the value of collaboration. It’s at the core of everything we do. Some of us are lucky to work for organizations that understand and embrace the power of collaboration. Yet, the silo mentality runs rampant in many organizations where collaboration and internal... Read more
Over the last 25 years of my career—from serving as a partner at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), to my time at Delta Air Lines, to my current role as president and CEO of Red Hat—I've been exposed to my fair share of leaders. I've learned that leaders and leadership styles can vary greatly... Read more