Author Archives: Maretha Prinsloo

Consciousness Models in Action: Comparisons

June 2012 / Feature Articles

 Maretha Prinsloo

Maretha Prinsloo

Maretha Prinsloo

Abstract

This paper discusses various theoretical models of the evolution of consciousness as well as critically evaluates and integrates the models into a single organising framework, which is then applied to leadership theory.

The construct of consciousness as described by the Spiral Dynamics (SD) model of Clare Graves is linked to the work of other developmental and consciousness theorists, namely Wilber, Gebser, Piaget, May, Kohlberg, Perry, Loevinger, Maslow and Kegan. The spiritual …

Towards an Integrated Assessment of Leadership Potential

January 2012 / Feature Articles

Maretha Prinsloo

Maretha Prinsloo

Abstract

This paper focuses on the assessment of leadership potential in terms of a number of related philosophical, theoretical, and technical considerations. A critical evaluation of current assessment practice is followed by the introduction of alternative assessment methodologies and techniques aimed at measuring consciousness, cognition, and motivation. Practical guidelines for integrated and holistic leadership assessment, as well as the future of assessment, are also addressed.

1.     Introduction

The issue of leadership is …