Modeling Leadership

Modeling Leadership – Why Nations Fail – Why Nations Fail by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson.

 

Clearly, the ideas here can be applied to open source collaborations, where the issue is, in some places, still stuck on the notion of the value of a charismatic leader (aka benevolent dictator). As with most such things (having to do with politics and people), it’s more complicated than programmatic logic would like.