President-elect Barack Obama had a successful campaign because of his collaborative leadership. There’s a great article on Harvard Business written by Umair Haque that outlines how Obama built his organization.
1) Have a self-organization design.
2) Seek elasticity of resilience.
3) Minimize strategy.
4) Maximize purpose.
5) Broaden Unity.
6) Thicken Power.
7) Remember that there is nothing more asymmetrical than an ideal.