CEOs Sometimes Need Outside Help - Harvard Business Review


Why would a CEO ever need to look outside his or her organization for advice and help? Shouldn't the organization have the capabilities within to address any problem or challenge it faces?

This blog post on Harvard Business Review has a compelling point of view on why outside expertise is not only necessary but should be embraced:

"The reality today is that businesses, governments, and nonprofits are so complex and often must move so quickly that in many cases, finding answers to difficult questions requires tapping experts, service providers, and innovators scattered all over the world.

As Bill Joy, founder of Sun Microsystems, pointed out years ago, 'No matter who you are, most of the smartest people don’t work for you.'"

Click here to read the full blog post:

http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/06/ceos-sometimes-need-outside-help/

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