Author Archives: Max Klau

Feature Article: Silverbacks, Connectors, and Hybrids: Understanding the Psychology of Network Development

October 2006 / Feature Articles

Max Klau

By Max Klau, Ed.D., Senior Researcher for Leadership and Evaluation. City Year, Inc.
Contact Information: 10 Craigie St. Apt. 5, Somerville, MA 02143
maxklau@juno.com Phone: (617) 413-6316

Abstract
What is the connection between individual development and macro-level social system change?  This article presents an answer to this question by integrating the fields of developmental psychology and complex systems. The result is a model of psychological transformation that preserves a dual focus on macro-level and micro-level development.