Author Archives: Jorge Taborga

8/15 – Integral Conscious Evolution

August - November 2014 / Learner Papers

Jorge Taborga

Abstract

Jorge Taborga

Jorge Taborga

This essay examines conscious evolution through an integral lens. It presents a perspective on the dilemma of our times focusing on evolutionary responsibility. Evolution is examined from the dimensions of depth and complexity, or subjectivity and objectivity. Frameworks are explored encapsulating human evolution from both of these dimensions. The integral framework is presented as informed by integral theory. Wilber’s integral constructs of All-Quadrants, All-Levels and All-Lines (AQAL), levels and lines of …

Leadership Stage Development and its Effect on Transformational Change

August 2012 / Learner Papers

Jorge Taborga

Jorge Taborga

Jorge Taborga

Abstract

This case study investigates the impact of leadership stage development in transformational change initiatives. In particular, it looks at how the structure and characteristics of leadership teams determine large change outcomes in organizations. The core theory that grounds this research is that post-conventional leadership is required for organizational transformation to take place. This theory comes from the work of Bill Torbert and his colleagues. Along with this theory, the researcher explores …

Learner Papers: How Organizational Archetypes Manifest at Each Level of the Gravesian Value Systems

August 2011 / Learner Papers

How Organizational Archetypes Manifest at Each Level of the Gravesian Value Systems

Jorge Taborga

Abstract

Organizational culture provides the impetus for the behaviors in an organization which work to fulfill its mission or work against it. Schein (2010) stratifies culture into artifacts, values and beliefs, and underlying assumptions. The latter are the deeper and unexamined values that contain the models of behavior resulting from the shared experiences of the organization as it solves problems and which …