Category Archives: February 2003


Coda / February 2003

Melvin E. Miller and Susanne R. Cook-Greuter, eds. Creativity, Spirituality, and Transcendence: Paths to Integrity and Wisdom in the Mature Self, Stamford, Connecticut: Ablex Publishing Corporation, 2000.

Creativity is an aspect of leadership in business and life. In this volume the editors have assembled a series of articles that focus on creativity in relation to adult development theory and contribute an article of their own. This is the second of their collaborations (Transcendence and Mature Thought in Adulthood, 1994).

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A Fresh Perspective: Susann Cook-Greuter: Perspectives on Leadership

Fresh Perspective / February 2003

Dr. Cook-Greuter, is principal of Harthill USA. She is a core member of the Psychology and Business Practice Branches of Ken Wilber’s Integral Institute, a think tank in Boulder, Colorado. Susanne has a doctorate from Harvard University and is an internationally known authority on Mature Adult Development. She has co-authored two books with Mel Miller on Adult development, creativity and spirituality. Her thesis, “Postautonomous Ego Development”, is a landmark study in the characteristics and assessment of highly developed individuals and

Feature Article: Afterword: “Things Come Apart…”

Feature Articles / February 2003

I am departing from my habit of writing a short article related to Integral Leadership to share with you the unpublished Afterword from Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner’s recent book, 21 Leaders for the 21st Century. It seems the publisher elected to reduce the book by two pages and these are the pages that were eliminated. It is an even more amusing gaffe since the prior chapter ends with the words, “in conclusion, we claim that we have integrated validity

Leadership Quote

Leadership Quote / February 2003

“‘Chaos’ is a frightening word, but you will have to get used to it if you desire or hold leadership positions in today’s organizations. Snuggle deeper into the lexicographical security blanket. If you prefer ‘turbulence’ or ‘unrest,’ ‘conflict’ or ‘confusion’ – fine. Whatever term you’ve chosen, my point is that stability is no longer the prevalent condition of our age. All that seems simple and comforting is certain to give way to complex and nerve-wracking substitutes. The very core of

Leading Comments

Leading Comments / February 2003


I am grateful to the more than 560 subscribers to Integral Leadership Review. Your support means that we can move closer to a way of viewing and being in the world that is integrative, generative and supportive of our evolving integrity – learning to align our theory and our action, our values and assumptions with achieving what is important to us. Also, I am grateful to the many kindnesses, suggestions and offers of support we have received. The mission …