Tag Archives: Russ Volckmann

11/30 – Russ Volckmann

Leadership Quote / August-November 2017

“My aspiration is to bring the voices of integral/developmental/transdisciplinary/complexity oriented thinkers and writers to a larger audience. I seek to bridge the gaps between cultures, domains, worldviews, thinkers and doers…”

Russ Volckmann, Linked In Account…

8/19 – Brian J. Robertson, Holacracy

Leadership Emerging / August-November 2015

Brian J. Robertson, Holacracy: The New Management System for a Rapidly Changing World. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2015.

holacracy-3dIn 2007 Integral Leadership Review featured a couple of articles about holacracy (http://integralleadershipreview.com/5328-feature-article-organization-at-the-leading-edge-introducing-holacracy-evolving-organization/ ; http://integralleadershipreview.com/5333-feature-article-holacracy-in-action-theory-to-practice/), Brian Robertson’s innovative organizational approach in the software company he built and his subsequent entrepreneurial activity.

On January 15, 2014 Forbes published a story about Zappos’ experience with holacracy: (http://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2014/01/15/making-sense-of-zappos-and-holacracy/)

On May 29, 2015 FastCompany published an article about Zappos …

8/19 – Otto Laske, Dialectical Thinking for Integral Leaders

Book Reviews / August-November 2015

Reflections on Otto Laske, Dialectical Thinking for Integral Leaders: A Primer

Otto Laske, Dialectical Thinking for Integral Leaders: A Primer. Tucson: Integral Publishers, 2015.

Russ Volckmann


Full disclosure: I am the publisher of Otto Laske’s newest book, Dialectical Thinking for Integral Leaders: A Primer. As such I must acknowledge that I am part of a for profit company that seeks to bring integral/transdisciplinary voices into the public dialogue (www.integralpublishers.com). Otto’s is such a work and

10/9 – Scott K. Edinger and Laurie Sain. The Hidden Leader

Leadership Emerging / August-November 2015

Scott K. Edinger and Laurie Sain. The Hidden Leader: Discover and Develop Greatness within Your Company, Foreword by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner. New York: Amacom, 2015.

9200000023267342I sometimes find that I have snobbish tendencies. One way they come out is in relation to books published by AMACOM. Most of what I have seen relevant to understanding leadership and addressing its development has not been very sophisticated. But then, I suppose they are …

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 …

Leadership and Sustainability with Barrett C. Brown

Fresh Perspective / June 2012

Russ Volckmann

Russ: Barrett, your name is probably very familiar to a lot of people in the core integral group. Integral Leadership Review has many subscribers who are outside those boundaries. So they probably don’t  know a lot about you, even though you have shown up in the pages of Integral Leadership Review before with some really remarkable work. I hope we can get to know you a little better. Would you tell us about how …