SJ Mercury: He wrote the book on Linux revolution and added chapters on motivating legionsFeb 27, 2000, 03:15 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dan Gillmor)
"LINUS Torvalds would make a lousy dictator, and it's hard to imagine him as a corporate chief executive."
"I was curious about what it took to guide a movement that started off as anything but a crusade. Torvalds' answers were illuminating..."
"Leadership in the Linux universe is ``getting people to trust you enough that they take your advice,'' says Torvalds..."
"``Good leadership is always a matter of making people want to do things because of their own reasons rather than due to any external pressure,'' he says."
"Keep the word ``trust'' in your mind. It imbues everything about the Linux process as it has developed over the past decade. And in an era where technology is having such a massive impact on everything, it speaks to the way leadership itself must evolve."