August 2007
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Leadership Cartoon
Leadership Cartoon: Bill Bates
Bill Bates
California Newspaper Publishers Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize Nominee Bill Bates produces weekly cartoons for the Carmel Pine Cone and political cartoons for the Monterey County Herald. Five-thousnd of his pen and ink drawings from 133 countries have been published in 28 Cruise Sketchbooks that include 14 Around The World Cruises. His latest book of cartoons, Bates On […]
Leading Comments
Leading Comments: Defining our Terms
Russ Volckmann
In recent months there was a renewed discussion of the value of definition in relation to leadership with some arguing for the need for definition and some suggesting that definition would emerge from research. There have been for a long time those who take positions on the need for distinguishing between leadership and management. While […]
Leadership Quote
Leadership Quote
“If we place a value on the development of consciousness, we automatically create a hierarchy: those with a more evolved and inclusive perspective have a greater responsibility to work for the development of the whole. That means that we privileged postmoderns have to take the responsibility of being the elite to push the leading edge […]
Leadership Coaching Tips
Leadership Coaching Tip: Steve March We Are Hardwired to Take Our Eye Off the Ball
Steve March
In the Summer 2007 issue of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, the Dalai Lama, spiritual and political leader of the Tibetan people, wrote about eight core concerns that we all have as human beings. The Eight Worldly Concerns Wanting to be praised …and not wanting to be criticized. Wanting happiness …and not wanting suffering. Wanting gain …and […]
Fresh Perspective
Fresh Perspective: Leadership and Archetypes: A Conversation with Carol S. Pearson
Russ Volckmann
Q: Carol, it’s a great pleasure to talk to you. I know of you primarily as the Director of the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland and have discovered that you have a very rich background in a wide variety of areas that I think are highly relevant to the study […]
Dialogue: Integral Theory into Integral Action: Part 6
Mark Edwards and Russ Volckmann
In the last episode of this dialogue, our conversation turned to process and mediating factors in development. I closed that episode with the following paragraph: The question I will leave us with for our next installment is this: How can the “Basic Activity Triad” and the “Mediating Holon” help us make sense of all of […]
Feature Articles
Feature Article: The Integral 360° Leadership and Management Profile: An Extra-ordinary Approach for Leadership Development
Ron Cacioppe
Introduction: A 360° Profile to Develop Integral Leadership “There is clear evidence of a radical paradigm shift in the practice of management development—from the dominant emphasis on the superficial level of behavioural skills to the deeper and more powerful level of developing consciousness.” >H. Harung, D. Heaton and C. Alexander The development of leadership skills […]
Feature Article: Unintended Leadership
Drew Bishop
In leadership forums, like the Integral Leadership Review, discussions about how leadership develops are a core topic. There are the ongoing debates about born leaders vs. trained leaders, environment vs. hereditary. Each side supports their opinion with valid observations, good research and persuasive discussions. And the reality of the matter is there are leaders who fit […]
Integral for the Masses
Integral for the Masses: Integral Leadership Lessons from the Hogwarts School
Keith Bellamy
It is two minutes to midnight on Friday 20th July 2007; I am standing in line with about 70,000 other individuals in Diagon Alley awaiting the culmination of the publishing event of the century, maybe of all time. Of course those of you who are up to speed with the antics of the young wizard […]
Notes from the Field
Notes from the Field: Leadership Studies at USD gets a BIG boost!
Cheryl Getz
The Leadership Studies program (one of the oldest Leadership programs in the nation) is on the move! Two years ago, the president at the University of San Diego (USD) agreed with School of Education Dean Paula Cordeiro that the name “School of Education” did not accurately represent the totality of the work being accomplished across […]
Notes From the Field: Integral Education Seminar Reflections
Jonathan Reams
This presentation is focused on integral education. While the content of Jonathan’s report may be focused on education in the classroom andoutside of it, for children and adults, I see in it challenges to leadership education and leadership development. Jonathan, himself, teaches at the university level, so this connection seems obvious. But how can these ideas and […]
Notes from the Field: Dr. Beck Designs A United Nations Global Action Plan for Human Emergence & Elza Maalouf presents a Model for Palestine 21
Elza S. Maalouf
The following reports was shared by Elza in July 2007. To augment this presentation we talked with Elza in August. A report of this conversation appears below the report. On June 21st, 2007, Dr. Beck and I spoke at the Values-Caucus at the United Nations to a standing room only conference hall. Representatives of various […]
Leadership Emerging
Leadership Emerging
Russ Volckmann
Reflections on Leadership. Richard A. Couto, ed. Lanham: University Press of America, Inc., 2007. James MacGregor Burns published his major work, Leadership, in 1978. Probably more than any other individual work, this book birthed the field of leadership studies, particular in the area of politics and community. In the business sector, the subject was a […]
Book Reviews
Book Review: Organization Design, Levels of Work & Human Capability – Executive Guide
Matthew Kalman
Ken Shepard (Series Editor), Jerry L.Gray, James G. (Jerry) Hunt and Sarah McArthur (Editors), and E. Forrest Christian (Writing Consultant), Organization Design, Levels of Work & Human Capability – Executive Guide. (Ontario: Global Organization Design Society, 2007) To say that Elliott Jaques’s 50 years of organisational and leadership/management research and practice is ‘controversial’ is an understatement. His […]
Russ Volckmann
 and organize V INTEGRAL CONFERENCE OCTOBER 20th y 21st Tibetan House Exampla-Barcelona SPAIN Program in Spanish This year: Upper Left Quadrant (ULQ)+ Integral Practice Application: Workshops The two days Conference will be broadcasted to all the Spanish speaking countries through the Internet. SATURDAY- OCTOBER 20TH (Morning) 9,30: OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE: Raquel Torrent. Madrid Psychiologist, therapist, […]
Russ Volckmann
Riane Eisler, The Real Wealth of Nations, San Francisco, Berrett-Koehler, 2007. If you are not familiar with Riane Eisler’s work and her contrasting dominator with partnership models you could go back to her original work, The Chalice and the Blade, or to her books on Partnering. However, it you are interested in a system-level application of […]