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Leaning into Complexity: Supporting Leaders Through Transformative Learning

October 2012 / Feature Articles

Nancy Southern,  Sylvia Gaffney, and Bernice Moore

Nancy Southern

Sylvia Gafney

Results of a qualitative study show how leaders experience complexity and how it is changing their understanding of their role and ways of engaging with and supporting others. Transformative learning theory and practice can aid leaders in shifting their meaning schemes and ways of being to enable organizational transformation.

IBM’s 2010 study of 1500 CEOs of organizations worldwide revealed that the greatest challenge facing leaders …