June 2011
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Leadership Cartoon
Leadership Cartoon
Mark Hill
Mark Hill l am a cartoonist whose cartoons have been published in over 100 magazines and newspapers, including Time Magazine, The Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times. My specialty is cartoons and humorous illustration for advertising, business and publish- ing. Fortune 500 clients with national advertising campaigns are among my repeat custom- ers…as well […]
Leading Comments
Leading Comments : International and Edgy
Russ Volckmann
International and Edgy I want to encourage you to take a good look at the Notes from the Field section of Integral Leadership Review. The purpose of this section is to call attention to and report on the value added experienced by individuals pursuing their own and collective learning and development in many different contexts. […]
Leadership Quote
Leadership Quote: Mary Parker Follett
Russ Volckmann
“Leadership is not defined by the exercise of power but by the capacity to increase the sense of power among those led. The most essential work of the leader is to create more leaders.”  ~Mary Parker Follett, The Creative Experience, 1924
Leadership Coaching Tips
Leadership Coaching Tip: Managing and Leading
Russ Volckmann
Russ Volckmann If you are interested in developing your capabilities to step into a leader role or you are a consultant/coach who is working with clients to support such development, then here are a couple of tips that may be useful to you. The first has to do with the distinction between manager and leader. […]
Fresh Perspective
Fresh Perspective: Developing Leaders: An Interview with Bruce Avolio
Russ Volckmann
Developing Leaders: An Interview with Bruce Avolio From the Center for Leadership & Strategic Thinking Foster School of Business University of Washington Russ Volckmann Russ: I have been looking forward to talking with you because of your work in leader development. Where did you do your PhD work? Bruce: At The Akron University, Ohio, in […]
Feature Articles
Feature Article: Leadership Development: Can It Really Happen?
Jonathan Reams
An account of a pilot leadership development program for Aker Solutions. Jonathan Reams Imagine a room full of engineers, all highly skilled in their areas of technical expertise, with a few human resource people thrown into the mix. They have been successful enough to advance along their company’s “leadership pipeline,” yet find that the skills […]
Feature Article: Mindfulness Matters
Rosaria (Ria) Hawkins
Rosaria (Ria) Hawkins One of the many concepts shaping our view of self, health, leaders, leadership, and organizations is mindfulness. The purpose of this article is to first provide a quick summary of the concept of mindfulness and its transition from the clinical therapy arena into the leadership and popular press. Second, I provide a […]
Feature Article: Complexity Epistemology, Complexity Axiology, and Real Property Rights
Michael D. McDermott
Michael McDermott and Spike Boydell   ABSTRACT   An intellectual foment has been under way for the last few decades, with the limitations of modernist scientism and similarly mechanistic philosophies being revealed as fraudulent insofar as they make claims to any magisterial authority—in particular, over life and social sciences. The ground is shifting beneath our […]
Feature Article: Transdisciplinarity in Higher Education, Part 7: Conclusion
Russ Volckmann
Synopsis of Integral Leadership Review’s Series on Transdisciplinarity in Higher Education Sue L. T. McGregor and Russ Volckmann During 2010-2011, Russ Volckmann (Editor and publisher of the Integral Leadership Review) and Sue McGregor (Integral Leadership Council member) published six papers in a series about making the transdisciplinary (TD) university a reality. We profiled initiatives in […]
Feature Article: Toward a Sustainable Future: Integral Leadership in the New World Economy
Brian McConnell
Brian McConnell The Integral Research Center Roanoke, VA           Abstract: Presenting a background of historical context, “Toward a Sustainable Future” offers an overview in the ascendancy of neoliberal/neoconservative viewpoints constituting the world’s dominant socioeconomic ideology today. An AQAL framework is then introduced and subsequently examined as an aid to envisioning and […]
Feature Article: Transdisciplinarity in Higher Education, Part 6, University Babes-Bolyai, Romania
Russ Volckmann
Nicolescu in Romania Sue LT McGregor and Russ Volckmann Thus far we have looked at transdisciplinary programs at particular institutions of higher education in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Austria and the European Union, and Australia. In this penultimate chapter in this series we take a look, not just at a transdisciplinary PhD program in […]
Feature Article: What is Second Tier: Powers and Perspectives Available to Leaders at Second Tier
Wayne Carr
Wayne Carr, Ph.D. Introduction My intenIion is to bring forth some different perspectives on second tier (see my definition of second tier under the next heading). I will tap into a fountain and share some water with you. I intend to look around and fine some elephants that might be in the room. I want […]
Learner Papers
Learner Paper: Coaching with an Integral Lens
Lynn Harrison
When we can find them we publish PhD student papers from various institutions. These papers are typically done as part of a class in leadership, integral leadership or other related topics. Learners and professors are invited to submit papers for publication. Coaching with an Integral Lens Lynn Harrison Saybrook University   Introduction Leading successfully in […]
Notes from the Field
Notes from the Field: Integral Without Borders Conference: Self-as-instrument
Susan Wright
Integral Without Borders Conference:  Self-as-instrument Integral International Development Center March 25 – 27, 2011 Vancouver, BC   Susan Wright   Integral Without Borders (IWB) is a learning center of the Integral Institute whose purpose is to bring together practitioners and organizations to develop greater clarity, depth, and rigor in their global development efforts. IWB began […]
Notes from the Field: Integral Leadership in Action (ILiA) Status Report – May/June 2011
Michael McElhenie
Integral Leadership in Action (ILiA) Status Report – May/June 2011 Michael McElhenie Integral Leadership in Action is alive and well. We are currently in an exploratory incubation period, which has already generated a number of intriguing ideas that are sure to excite our members and the wider integral community. While we did choose to cancel […]
Notes from the Field: Leading from Within: Integral Applications to Sustainability in the Niger Delta, Nigeria
Oliver Ngodo
Leading from Within: Integral Applications to Sustainability in the Niger Delta, Nigeria Oliver Ngodo Tuesday May 17, 2011, His Excellency the High Commissioner of Canada to Nigeria, Chris Cooter, was on a working visit to One Sky offices in Calabar. This visit marked the conclusion of the 10th of the 12 rounds of Intensives designed […]
Notes from the Field: Blind Spots and Pathologies at the Top of the Spiral
Robin Reinach and Barbara Larisch
Blind Spots and Pathologies at the Top of the Spiral—Notes From the Field Robin Reinach and Barbara Larisch Integral New York started spring 2011 with an exploration of the possible flaws, foibles, and shadowy missteps of individuals at 2nd Tier. One question that arose at the beginning of the meet up was about splits that […]
Notes from the Field: Change for Good: Dynamically Steering towards a Healthy Humanity on a Healthy Planet
Anouk Brack
Change for Good: Dynamically Steering towards a Healthy Humanity on a Healthy Planet—5 Reflections on the Authentic Leadership in Action (ALiA) Europe Conference Anouk Brack 1. Change for Good – introduction to ALiA conference theme 2. Practice & Purpose – possible definitions 3. Experience of Embodied Leadership – getting a somatic sense of Embodied Leadership […]
Leadership Emerging
Leadership Emerging: Descriptions of Books, Articles and Other Media
Jonathan Reams
Richard Barrett, The New Leadership Paradigm, www.valuescenter.com www.newleadershipparadigm.com, Lulu.com, 508 pages. Jonathan Reams Last March I found myself spending a day at a European ALIA event co-sponsored by the Progressio Foundation. I was looking forward to meeting new faces and networking with like-minded individuals. Much to my surprise and pleasure, the opening speaker turned out […]
Book Reviews
Book Review: The Vertical Dimension. Blueprint to Align Business and Talent Development
Nicholas Shannon
Elliot Jaques Revisited Jan De Visch, The Vertical Dimension. Blueprint to Align Business and Talent Development (Connect & Transform Press, 2010) ISBN 978-94-9069-538-5. Available from http://www.connecttransform.be/ Nick Shannon At first sight this is not a book about leaders or leadership. It is a book about organizational development setting out a theory of the thinking and […]
Book Review: Bald Ambition: A Critique of Ken Wilber’s Theory of Everything
Russ Volckmann
Russ Volckmann
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CODA: Local Politics and Reflections on Alex Pattakos’ “Prisoners of our Thoughts”
Russ Volckmann
Local Politics and