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Humanity, Social Intelligence & High-Performance Teams: Character Lessons for the Public Sector

Link: https://www.cutter.com/article/humanity-social-intelligence-high-performance-teams-character-lessons-public-sector

James R. Rychard explores the essence of high-performance teams, emphasizing the role of collaboration and how it is rooted in social intelligence as part of the character dimension of humanity. After examining the threat of “dark triad” personalities to team dynamics, the article presents an exemplary case of socially intelligent leader Kazuo Inamori, former CEO of Japan Airlines, and extracts important lessons for the public sector. Rychard underscores the importance of investing in leadership development and fostering a culture of character to support collaboration in the public sector.