Leadership Strategies on Open Culture

Leadership Strategies on Open Culture

Proof Point

IBM survey finds seven in ten reinventor leaders actively solicit employee input, empower teams, and promote collaboration, more so than practitioners and aspirationals

Leadership Strategies on Open Culture

2018 (percentage of respondents)

Note: Data based on IBM Institute for Business Value’s global C-suite survey of 12,854 C-level executives from 112 countries. Reinventors are companies leading in digital transformation, Practitioners are enterprises in middle of adopting digital technologies, while Aspirationals are those in early stage of digital transformation

Proof Point Findings

  • Increased Employee Engagement – Three in four reinventors actively get input from employees to acquire new ideas and opportunities, compared to more than half of practitioners, and 38% of aspirationals
  • Empowered Teams – 71% of reinventors empower their people to take the best course of action, while 53% of practitioners and 39% of aspirationals do so
  • Collaborative Environment – Seven in ten reinventors promote collaboration and knowledge sharing across business, compared to 51% of practitioners and 31% of aspirationals
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include rapidly evolving business environment, accelerating pace of technology advancements, and growing need to adapt to uncertain technological changes in market

Business Model and Practices

Business Model
and Practices




Date Last Updated

August 16, 2018

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