Author Archives: Antonio Marturano

Special Issue: Leadership and Italy

Leading Comments / January 2013

Antonio Marturano

This ILR issue is dedicated to Italy. Very interestingly, Italy has had an amazing fabric of leaders and ideas on leadership since the Romans: Italy indeed did not only provide all kinds of leaders (from Machiavellian-amoralist leaders to saint and value-centred leaders) but also many Italian scholars have helped us to think about leadership. From Marc Aurelius, Machiavelli, Gramsci, to Agamben, today, Italian scholars have provided tools with which to understand the leadership phenomena. …

A Theory of Everything ­– Ervin Laszlo and Antonio Marturano

Fresh Perspective / January 2013

I am pleased to have interviewed Prof. Ervin Laszlo who is a systems philosopher, integral theorist, and classical pianist. Twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, he has authored more than 70 books that have been translated into nineteen languages, and has published in excess of four hundred articles and research papers, including six volumes of piano recordings. Dr. Laszlo is generally recognized as the founder of systems philosophy and general evolution theory and serves as


Book Reviews / January 2010

A Holistic View for Responsible Leaders
Review of Peter Merry, Evolutionary Leadership
Pacific Grove: Integral Publishers, 2009
by Antonio Marturano

Merry Evolutionary Leadership coverAntonio MarturanoBritisher Peter Merry calls himself a synnervator (from “Syn-“ to interconnect, and “-nervate” to vitalise) who spent much of his life moving around, living in Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland, Ghana, and currently he is in the Hague, the Netherlands, with his Dutch wife. From 1999 Peter “felt in love” with Spiral Dynamics Integral (indeed he was …