Tag Archives: Leading

05/31 – Volckmann

Leadership Quote / May 2018

“By continuing to use terms such as leader, leading, and leadership, as though they mean the same thing, we shall continue the confusion that has existed in not only the academic view of leading–leader–leadership, but in developing individuals to perform in leader roles and in developing human systems to support effective leading for sustainability, generativity, and thriving—a transdisciplinary imperative.”

Volckmann (2014). Generativity, Transdisciplinarity, and Integral Leadership. World Futures, 70(3-4), 248-265.…

Integral North: Dispelling the Leader Myth

Column / October 2012

Mark L. McCaslin

The responsibility falls to George Washington. The vision of this exceptionally courageous leader standing tall in the longboat with the nation’s new flag symbolically flying behind him is a powerful image. It effectively cemented the image of the leader at the helm, in command and, because we know the outcome, as perennially victorious. Because of this image and other leader profiles like it, the expectations we hold for our leaders became inflated and …

Leading Comments

Leading Comments / August 2012

Before looking at the material we are providing in this issue of ILR, I would like to thank our interns for 2011-2012.

  • David Houglum, Gonzaga University, Tacoma, Washington
  • Kathleen Huggins, Gonzaga University, Tacoma, Washington
  • Vivian Pettries, Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota

If it were not for this team of interns there would be a lot more typos and questionable editing than there is. However, I must take full responsibility for any that you still …

Metagogy: Teaching, Learning and Leading for the Second Tier

Feature Articles / August 2012

Mark L. McCaslin and Karen Wilson Scott

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
~Albert Einstein

As we observe the mantle of instructor flow from student to student in an open pattern governed solely by the will of the members of this learning community, my colleague and co-potentiator provides this synergistic group …

Integral Leadership and Diversity—Definitions, Distinctions and Implications

Feature Articles / June 2012

Russ Volckmann


The terms integral, leadership and diversity are explored with the purpose of showing how it is useful to consider them in relation to each other. Such consideration is significantly impacted by how we understand these and other terms that will be introduced. It is essential for us to appreciate how our approaches to meaning and sense making influence how we make choices about what is relevant, how we engage with these choices to …

Journeys into the Integral North

Column / March 2012

Putting Wisdom to Work in the World

Mark McCaslin

Inspiring Accountability in the Workplace

I began my teaching career in 1985 as a shop teacher. To this day I remain grateful for the everyday usefulness of the lessons I was taught by so many fine artists and artisans.  The value of these early lessons came into play once again when a current student of mine held up a very interesting question: How do we inspire accountability