January 2007
Table of Contents
Leadership Quote
Leadership Quote
“In the past, leaders were those who knew the right answers. Today, leaders are those who know the right questions.” ~Mark Sanborn
Leadership Coaching Tips
Leadership Coaching Tip: Leadership and Organizational Culture
Russ Volckmann
Theorists from Ed Schein to Fred Kofman have been talking about the importance of organizational culture for organizational success. Culture has am important role to play for leadership. It shapes the meaning of the actions of leaders, as well as provides them with the context of their own meaning making. Much of integral theory, so […]
Fresh Perspective
A Fresh Perspective: Integral Application, An Interview with Renee Moorefield, CEO, Wisdom Works
Russ: There was a phrase that I read in one of your publications that seemed to be such a great snapshot of what you do, and it reads like this: “Running a globally-responsible, sustainable business can provide both a competitive advantage today and serve as a catalyst for commercial and social innovation for a better tomorrow.” […]
Dialogue: Integral Theory into Integral Action: Part 3
Mark Edwards and Russ Volckmann
INTRODUCTION: This is the third in a series of email exchanges framed as a dialogue between Mark Edwards, an Australian PhD candidate who has written extensively about integral theory and is a member of the Integral Leadership Council, and Russ Volckmann, editor and publisher of the Integral Leadership Review. Our goal is to clarify how integral […]
Feature Articles
Cuentan con el Artículo: EL LIDERAZGO SE PUEDE ENSEÑAR
Pedro Gioya and Raquel Torrent
La noción de una persona ungida por los dioses que tiene capacidad para arrastrar a las masas hacia donde desea, es un concepto arraigado como mito entre la mayoría de la población con el que todo estudioso del Liderazgo se encuentra una y otra vez. Por más que esté muy extendida, es una idea falsa. […]
Feature Article: Awakening the Integral Self: A Historical Sweep of Human Emergence
Rafael Nasser
The recent discovery of bones at Ethiopia’s Lake Omo indicates that our species is approximately two hundred thousand years old. That observation suggests that 10,000 generations of anatomically modern humans have roamed the planet. During this span of time humanity has undergone six discernable Waves of Emergence with a seventh underway. Historically this process unfolded at a […]
Feature Article: Integral Sustainability 2006
Chris Byrne
I recently had the opportunity to attend Integral Sustainability 2006 in Westminster, Colorado. I-S 2006 was an integral tour-de-force hosted by world-class instructors and attended by both seasoned integral practitioners and others just incorporating the framework into their lives and offerings. Participants were presented with leading edge academic syntheses, case studies and direct demonstrations. We […]
Feature Article: Integral Leadership Can Be Taught
Pedro Gioya and Raquel Torrent
Leadership and leadership development is one of the most interesting issues in communities and organizations today. Writing and thinking about leadership in general and Integral Leadership in particular has been growing all over the world. The successes of the International Leadership Association and the Integral Leadership Revieware examples of the growing interest in the subject in […]
Feature Article: An Integral Approach to the Teaching of Leadership Studies at the University of San Diego School of Leadership and Education Sciences
Cheryl Getz and Steve Gelb
The challenge for leaders everywhere is to develop the knowledge and skills to manage the complexity of issues that dominate everyday life. Teaching leadership involves more than skill building and professional development. The teaching of leadership is a challenge that requires the kind of internal re-structuring which comes only from struggling through fundamental issues of […]
Feature Article: The Difference between Leaders and “Leaders of Leaders”
Herb Rubenstein
Introduction Trustee Leadership. Total Leadership. Assigned Leadership. Connective Leadership. Balanced Leadership. Muscular Leadership. Toxic Leadership. Fusion Leadership. Complexity Leadership. Character Based Leadership. Emergent Leadership. Directive Leadership. Participative Leadership. Ethical Leadership. Principled Leadership. Team Leadership. Achievement Oriented Leadership. Supportive Leadership. Charismatic Leadership. Wholehearted Leadership. Level 5 Leadership. Authentic Leadership. Leadership Development. Leadership Training. Executive Development. Team […]
Feature Article: Leadership in Requisite Organization: A Spiral Dynamics Perspective
Herb Koplowitz, Ph.D.
Herb Koplowitz This paper has two purposes. First, it is an exploration and explanation of leadership as it is understood within Requisite Organization (Jaques 1996). RO (Requisite Organization) is a total systems approach to designing, staffing and managing the workplace. Most people who work in organization design or organization development have not heard of it […]
Integral for the Masses
Integral for the Masses: The future is bright!
Keith Bellamy
For some reason that completely escapes me, our minds here in the west seem to do anything other than focus on the present at this time of the year. Perhaps it is the watery sunshine, which is in very short supply due to the tilting of the earth’s angle, kicking off some deep-seated part of […]
Leadership Emerging
Leadership Emerging
Russ Volckmann
Summary: Ken Wilber Conversation with John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Part 1: The Future of Business is Integral Part 2: The Future of Politics is Integral Too http://in.integralinstitute.org/search.aspx?keyword=!business. This is, perhaps, one of the most stimulating and insightful conversations on the subject of business and an integral approach that I know of—and this coming from […]
Book Reviews
Book Review: Conscious Business: How to Build Value through Values
Matthew Kalman
Kalman’s Kosmos Fred Kofman, Conscious Business: How to Build Value through Values. Boulder, Colorado, US A: Sounds True, 2006. I knew precious little about Fred Kofman’s work before reading his new book, Conscious Business: How to Build Value through Values. But I was impressed by what I did know: he was a colleague of management guru Peter Senge at […]
Russ Volckmann
Notes, Conferences, Workshops and Letters Bureau Chief/Associate Editor The Integral Leadership Review is pleased to announce that it has begun filling positions as Bureau Chief/Associate Editor. We are looking for people in all major language groups who are interested in publishing in ILR, in finding appropriate materials from other authors, in providing information about leadership events in their […]
Russ Volckmann
Leadership and the Integral Leadership Review: Reflections on Kouzes and Posner, A Leader’s Legacy and a Presentation by Prasad Kaipa, “Leadership and the Being-Doing Gap” Please indulge me. I’m going to get a little personal here. I have been offering summaries of books and articles for several years in ILR. For the most part I have tried to […]