Last month I wrote about the ‘loveliness’ of leadership aspired to by Adam Smith (1723-1790), the founding father of free market capitalism. Lo and behold, this month we not only have a brilliant book about the man on our list (Adam Smith – What He Thought And Why It Matters by Jesse Norman), but also we’ve been besotted in actual, real life, by a ‘lovely leader’ in the Smithian mould – England manager Gareth Southgate.
He may not have brought football home this time, but he has at least changed the culture of football management today, tomorrow and for a long time to come.
SUPERMINDS: THE SURPRISING POWER OF PEOPLE AND COMPUTERS THINKING TOGETHER
Thomas W Malone
The founding director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence shows how groups of people working together in superminds – like hierarchies, markets, democracies, and communities – have been responsible for almost all human achievements in business, government, science, and beyond.
Read more here.