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Journal of Organizational Change Management: Integrally informed approaches to organizational transformation, Nancy E. Landrum and Jim Paul, eds., 18, 3, 2005.
There is no way I can do justice to all of the material in this publication in a brief space. Therefore, I will highlight a couple of interesting pieces related to Integral Leadership. Here are the articles included in this issue:
- Thierry C. Pauchant, Integral Leadership: a research proposal
- Ron Cacioppe and Mark G. Edwards, Adjusting blurred visions: a typology of integral approaches to organizations
- Nancy E. Landrum and Carolyn L. Gardner, Using integral theory to effect strategic change
- Carla C.J.M. Millar, Chong Ju Choi, Edward T. Russell and Jai-Boem Kim, Open source communities: an integrally informed approach
- Mark G. Edwards, The integral holon: a holonics approach to organizational change and transformation
- Russ Volckmann, Assessing executive leadership: an integral approach
To the best of my knowledge, this is the first peer-reviewed journal to devote a special issue to any aspect of integral studies. If you know of others, please let me know.
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