IDeaLs Innovation and Design as Leadership

Inspired by the actual transformation journeys of multinational companies, IDeaLs explores how re-framing our traditional theories reveals a more integrated approach to engaging people for systemic change.

Author: Joseph Press

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781800718333

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 344

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Inspired by the actual transformation journeys of multinational companies, IDeaLs explores how re-framing our traditional theories reveals a more integrated approach to engaging people for systemic change.
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IDeaLs Innovation and Design as Leadership

Inspired by the actual transformation journeys of multinational companies, IDeaLs explores how re-framing our traditional theories reveals a more integrated approach to engaging people for systemic change.

Author: Joseph Press

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781800718357

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 344

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Inspired by the actual transformation journeys of multinational companies, IDeaLs explores how re-framing our traditional theories reveals a more integrated approach to engaging people for systemic change.
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Collaborative Inquiry for Organization Development and Change

Design Studies, 9(3), 20–32. Press, J., Bellis, P., Buganza, T., Maganini, S., Shani, A.B. (Rami), Trabucchi, D., Verganti, R. & Zasa, F.P. (2020). Innovation and design as leadership: Transformation in the digital era. Milan: IDeaLs.

Author: Abraham B. Shani

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781800378254

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

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This practical book explores collaborative inquiry as an approach to research and change in organizations where internal members and external researchers work together as partners to address organizational issues and create knowledge about changing organizations.
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Public Innovation through Collaboration and Design

... long-term ideals, and innovations. This tension drives the emergence and penetration of innovation. In particular, enabling leaders are crucial in creating and separating these settings. They, as 'collective mediators,' must oversee ...

Author: Christopher Ansell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134452859

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 246

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While innovation has long been a major topic of research and scholarly interest for the private sector, it is still an emerging theme in the field of public management. While ‘results-oriented’ public management may be here to stay, scholars and practitioners are now shifting their attention to the process of management and to how the public sector can create ‘value’. One of the urgent needs addressed by this book is a better specification of the institutional and political requirements for sustaining a robust vision of public innovation, through the key dimensions of collaboration, creative problem-solving, and design. This book brings together empirical studies drawn from Europe, the USA and the antipodes to show how these dimensions are important features of public sector innovation in many Western democracies with different conditions and traditions. This volume provides insights for practitioners who are interested in developing an innovation strategy for their city, agency, or administration and will be essential reading for scholars, practitioners and students in the field of public policy and public administration.
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New Leadership in Strategy and Communication

Shifting Perspective on Innovation, Leadership, and System Design Nicole Pfeffermann ... He is the Scientific Lead of IDeaLs, a global platform co-founded by CCL and Politecnico di Milano to research innovation, design and leadership.

Author: Nicole Pfeffermann

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030196813

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 431

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This contributed volume provides new approaches, fresh ideas, valuable insights, and latest research in leadership—from strategic business (model) innovation to system design and humanity—and is a knowledge source and inspirational guide for scientists and practitioners alike.A key theme is the provision of an integrated perspective on leadership in strategy and communication which allow (senior) leaders, managing di-rectors, project managers, and individuals to (1) better link strategic busi-ness innovation and leadership and (2) shift to the new human self-lead-ership paradigm and in particularly leadership advances that consider ideas from multiple disciplines and transgenerational views. That includes a new understanding about knowledge, learning and change and how leaders re-discover and develop their human abilities, which include intui-tion/strength, balance and clarity, projection-reflection, and wisdom.This volume also makes an important contribution to the evolving aca-demic domain by providing the latest insights on trauma research, DNA healing, system (re)design, and growth & abundance mindset in the ad-vanced co-creation age.
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Design Leadership and Management

This book explores issues in the development of the creative industries in Singapore, with a particular focus on the design sector.

Author: Garry Tan

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789463511551

Category: Education

Page: 10

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This book explores issues in the development of the creative industries in Singapore, with a particular focus on the design sector. It presents case study research into the experiences of design leaders transitioning to leadership positions in the context of the Asia Pacific ‘war for talents’ and Singapore’s drive to become the design hub in Asia. Three in-depth case studies are provided: the case of design managers, the case of design consultants and the case of design entrepreneurs. The case studies reveal complex, inter-related issues and ideals that participants desired of potential designers and future design leaders as part of their transition to design leadership and management roles. The empirical findings of the research led to the generation of a new theory of design leaders’ transition to design leadership and management positions in Singapore, providing a framework for design career and trajectory. This book is significant for design education in Singapore, as well as internationally, because it establishes design leaders’ expectations of designer career trajectories, and the need for a design leadership pipeline. It will be of particular interest to designers and design leaders/managers; educational researchers; curriculum developers; and graduate and postgraduate design students.
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Essentials of Engineering Leadership and Innovation

Nevertheless, if you find a prospect that matches your goals and ideals, don't be afraid to travel the additional ... Just as engineering needs a toolbox of math, science, logic, and design strategies, leadership also requires a unique ...

Author: Pamela McCauley

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439820124

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 234

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This book is a must-have resource for those engineering professionals seeking out best practice in engineering leadership and innovation. It is underpinned by years of applied experience in engineering settings, and is designed to develop and prepare engineers as leaders to accept the technical and managerial challenges that they will face as professionals At a time when engineering and innovation in technology is of importance on so many fronts, this text encourages engineers and technical professionals to become effective, socially conscious leaders and innovators. The text and course material is designed to create an environment of interactive, high-engagement learning that will produce lifelong skills. Some of the many benefits of this book include: Accompanying notes, instructor’s manual, sample syllabi for qualifying textbook adoption; A complementary website with a wealth of ancillary resources; Case studies in STEM contexts; An international approach, underpinned by years of experience in US settings; Practical advice on how to distinguish yourself as an engineering leader; A solid grounding in ethics and professional responsibility. Drawing together best practice in engineering leadership education, and current research in the field, this book is an essential read for those wishing to develop expertise in engineering leadership. Current professionals in the field, educators as well as students of engineering wishing to excel, will all be particularly interested readers.
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The Palgrave Handbook of Leadership in Transforming Asia

Liden (2012) affirms that the influence of Western ideals is growing as a result of international travel and worldwide ... 2) and is also described as a form of leadership that creates and sustains innovative design solutions (Turner ...

Author: Nuttawuth Muenjohn

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137579409

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 614

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This handbook provides a comprehensive overview and evaluation of the variety of organizational leadership issues within the Asian region. It highlights the relationship between leaders and their followers, and the complexity of leadership research and practices in Asian transformational economies. Covering a wide range of contexts and perspectives, the chapters are based on empirical studies with evidence-based findings that can be used as case studies for academics and practitioners. The handbook makes significant contributions to leadership theory including practice and assists international researchers, practitioners and students in understanding the influence of the Asian culture and its impact on leadership.
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M2 Models and Methodologies for Community Engagement

Sustainable design represents a combination of ideals and ideas; however, people who are driven by ideas and ideals tend ... Conventional leadership is very good at driving incremental innovation, but is ill suited to drive and deliver ...

Author: Reena Tiwari

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789814585118

Category: Social Science

Page: 284

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How can we engage communities? What is empowerment? To what extent should the project process be participatory? How is an outsider-insider relationship handled? How do researchers negotiate with the hegemony of western cultural interpretations? How are organizational and contextual influences handled in a project? What leadership demands do such projects place on researchers? What is capacity building? What are creative leaders and creative communities? How does the researcher journey from their studio to the situation? M2 Models and Methodologies for Community Engagement discusses key theoretical constructs — community engagement, capacity building, and community empowerment — in order to demonstrate how theory and practice are relevant to the development of forms of community involvement. The book maps the attributes of community based projects by moving beyond simply bringing people together from a variety of disciplines, and taking an approach which is transdisciplinary and applicable across cultures and genres. Here, all people — including the community — are ongoing contributors, and can freely move between their own and others’ discipline-specific arenas. M2 differs from and extends on other works in this field of practice and research, in that its transdisciplinary, collaborative approach positions the community as a particular kind of discipline to create real change in diverse locations and fields of experience. The book is in itself a model of community engagement, as the researchers have formed a community of research and practice for change, and have developed a transformative model for community engagement that is greater than the sum of its parts – hence M2. M2 offers a valuable resource for students, researchers, academics, practitioners, policy developers and volunteers from the fields of architecture, interior architecture, health, planning, anthropology, education, home economics, communication, political studies and development studies.
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Creating Innovation Leaders

They emphasize machine age ideals: efficiency, hierarchy, standardization, punctuality, quantitatively measurable ... this inheritance in order to design new post-industrial university models that serve what Robert Darnton (2008) has ...

Author: Banny Banerjee

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319205205

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 277

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This book focuses on the process of creating and educating innovation leaders through specialized programs, which are offered by leading academic schools. Accordingly, the book is divided into two parts. While the first part provides the theoretical foundations of why and how innovation leaders should be created, the second part presents evidence that these foundations can already be found in the programs of ten top-level universities. Part one consists of six chapters following a rigorous plan of content development, addressing topics ranging from (1) innovation, to (2) the settings where innovation occurs, (3) innovation leadership, (4) the need to change education, (5) a taxonomy of advanced educational experiences, and (6) cases of positive vs negative innovation leadership in the context of complex problems. Here the authors show that a new kind of innovation leadership is urgently needed, how it can be created, and how it is put into action. The second part is a collection of invited chapters that describe in detail ten leading academic programs: their objectives, curricular organization, enrollment procedures, and impact on students. Selected programs include four North American institutions (Stanford’s d.school, Harvard’s Multidisciplinary Engineering Faculty, Philadelphia University, OCAD’s Master of Design on Strategic Foresight & Innovation), five European institutions (Alta Scuola Politecnica of Milano and Torino, the EIT Master Program, Paris’ d.school, Brighton’s Interdisciplinary Design Program, Aalto University) and the Mission D program at Tongji University in China. The book is dedicated to all those who recognize the need to provide stimuli regarding innovation and innovation leadership, primarily but not exclusively in academia. These include, but are not limited to, professors, deans and provosts of academic institutions, managers at private organizations and government policy-makers – in short, anyone who is engaged in promoting innovation within their own organization, and who feels the need to expand the intellectual and practical toolbox they use in this demanding and exciting endeavor.
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Grow

For example, Pampers increased the number of design staff to address its weakness in that area. But equally important was ... Likewise. marketing partnered with RSrD to ensure that the renewed brand ideal guided the innovation pipeline.

Author: Jim Stengel

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781448114511

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

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Great businesses naturally have many things in common: superbly designed products and services, knockout customer experiences, sustained excellence at execution, outstanding talent and teamwork, and great leadership. But there's also something else, an X factor that keeps renewing and strengthening great businesses through good times and bad. Based on almost ten years of empirical research involving 50,000 companies, Jim Stengel, former director of marketing at Procter & Gamble, shows how the world's 50 best businesses - as diverse as Apple, Red Bull, Pampers and Petrobras - have a cause and effect relationship between financial performance and their ability to connect with fundamental human emotions, hopes, values and greater purposes. In this, the next big idea book, Stengel deftly blends timeless truths about human behaviour and values into an action framework, to show us how by embracing what he describes as 'brand ideals', the world's best businesses can achieve incredible growth and drastically improve their performance.
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Everyday Courage for School Leaders

For school leaders, core values must be student centered and include the ideals of equity, excellence, and inclusion of all ... Innovation and design in schools is the ultimate in risk-taking, and they require courageous leadership.

Author: Cathy Lassiter

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781506381619

Category: Education

Page: 224

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Develop and enhance Leadership Courage to exceed every expectation! Everyday Courage for School Leaders examines the inner strength, will power, and resilience with which principals and administrators can face the daily challenges and expectations of educating all students. Based on three foundational ideas at the core of courage, this thought-provoking guide includes: • How to Take Action: make specific plans to activate moral courage, intellectual courage, empathetic courage, and disciplined courage • Daily Practices: exercises in accountability, trust, and risk-taking maintain courageous leadership for equity, excellence, and inclusion • Courage Quotient: assess and consider your areas of strength and opportunities for growth
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The End of Project Overruns

... engage, excellence, executive, flexible, human factors, ideals, innovation, leadership, lessons learned, measure, ... quality, trust, unity, pull, reliability, robust tactile task design, 341,433,435 display, control design, 365, ...

Author: Robert M. Patty

Publisher: Universal-Publishers

ISBN: 9781599428963

Category: Technology & Engineering

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Applying the principles in this book unleashes ingenuity that achieves, solidifies and perpetuates a new performance culture of mutual benefit. In this culture, project teams will prepare their work in task packages and enable workflow necessary to leave inefficiency of time and resource, literally, no place to hide. Project examples will help teams implement the principles that shorten cycle times, eliminate error, improve quality and reduce costs to succeed in meeting project commitments. Emerging Lean enterprise relationships between clients, EPC contractors and their entire supply chain will advance what constitutes the new, market-differentiating performance of individuals, project teams and companies - justifying high levels of trust and inter-organizational efforts to improve. Client executives will learn to recognize root causes of risk and sources of excellence to mitigate them. Well-developed strategic improvement is often constrained because the traditional way - current means and methods - fit squarely in everyone's comfort zone. By learning to ask the right questions, top-client leadership will soon render overruns from the best traditional systems as "not-good enough" and strive for a new level of excellence. EPC executives will better engage creative voices from their best resources and stakeholders to resolve all concerns and define a unified vision for how to deliver on clients' expectations without overruns during capital project delivery. Lean methods will effectively assure that vision, principles and best expectations are understood and implemented at the workface. Department, discipline and stakeholder leaders will align and no longer frustrate each other and their clients. They will plan and execute with increased efficiency and effectiveness. Cost reduction will accelerate, retaining only client-valued quality - enabling a nimble response to market opportunities and threats. Project and program managers will confidently accept intense, market-induced cost and schedule-reduction efforts. They will apply new metrics, measure potential and extract, align and pilot improvements. They will make workface progress transparent to simplify resource balancing, full utilization and workface flow during all project phases. The results will differentiate team members and their project's performance on the world stage. Project professionals and the skilled labor force will gain confidence to make and keep increasingly difficult commitments and experience thereby increasing opportunity in an organization known for excellence. They will fully engage heart and mind for leaders who expect excellence and they trust to enable and reward best practice performance while they jointly eliminate root causes of problems before they happen. This book guides readers through each essential role for the transformation to Lean...not just at the lowest levels but of the entire business model and all the supporting processes. Resulting market recognition of sustained excellence of people, their systems and they way they work together will create a market-leading force.
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European Data Protection Coming of Age

Expanding Domains and Scopes of Application: In recent years, it has become clear that a Privacy by Design approach can and ... Leadership is essential to articulate and pursue the highest possible privacy ideals and standards possible.

Author: Serge Gutwirth

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400751705

Category: Law

Page: 440

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On 25 January 2012, the European Commission presented its long awaited new “Data protection package”. With this proposal for a drastic revision of the data protection framework in Europe, it is fair to say that we are witnessing a rebirth of European data protection, and perhaps, its passage from an impulsive youth to a more mature state. Technology advances rapidly and mobile devices are significantly changing the landscape. Increasingly, we carry powerful, connected, devices, whose location and activities can be monitored by various stakeholders. Very powerful social network sites emerged in the first half of last decade, processing personal data of many millions of users. Updating the regulatory network was imminent and the presentation of the new package will initiate a period of intense debate in which the proposals will be thoroughly commented upon and criticized, and numerous amendments will undoubtedly be proposed. This volume brings together some 19 chapters offering conceptual analyses, highlighting issues, proposing solutions, and discussing practices regarding privacy and data protection. In the first part of the book, conceptual analyses of concepts such as privacy and anonymity are provided. The second section focuses on the contrasted positions of digital natives and ageing users in the information society. The third section provides four chapters on privacy by design, including discussions on roadmapping and concrete techniques. The fourth section is devoted to surveillance and profiling, with illustrations from the domain of smart metering, self-surveillance and the benefits and risks of profiling. The book concludes with case studies pertaining to communicating privacy in organisations, the fate of a data protection supervisor in one of the EU member states and data protection in social network sites and online media. This volume brings together some 19 chapters offering conceptual analyses, highlighting issues, proposing solutions, and discussing practices regarding privacy and data protection. In the first part of the book, conceptual analyses of concepts such as privacy and anonymity are provided. The second section focuses on the contrasted positions of digital natives and ageing users in the information society. The third section provides four chapters on privacy by design, including discussions on roadmapping and concrete techniques. The fourth section is devoted to surveillance and profiling, with illustrations from the domain of smart metering, self-surveillance and the benefits and risks of profiling. The book concludes with case studies pertaining to communicating privacy in organisations, the fate of a data protection supervisor in one of the EU member states and data protection in social network sites and online media.
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The Innovation Mentality

Sustainable success does not come from abdicating responsibility in this way, and it surely does not come by accident. It's by design. Leaders who fail to see this do not deserve to serve in a leadership capacity, because they let the ...

Author: Glenn Llopis

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 9781613083598

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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Companies and their leaders need a new strategy for success, because without that strategy, change is merely substitution not evolution. Simply put, business today is becoming less about the business defining the individual and more about the individual defining the business. That’s how people feel they are making contributions and connect to leaders and their companies – as individuals who create shared cultures that drive change and foster growth. You must be accountable to this as a leader – you need to have the wisdom and the courage to turn the spotlight of accountability on yourself as a leader. Problem is, most of us have no idea how to do this. Instead, leaders continue to manage by the templates of old and cannot evolve to become the leaders America needs, because those templates stripped them of their identities and left them insecure about who they are and how to face change. To change the conversation and get beyond words, beyond diversity, we need diversity of thought to stimulate new growth, attract new talent, and generate new marketplace opportunities. That's where Glenn Llopis comes in. Featuring six ways to disrupt the status quo and reinvent the way we work, The Innovation Mentality gives leaders in both entrepreneurial and corporate arenas the tools they need to get the most out of their colleagues and employees to harness the power of positive change for the long term.
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Developing Public Sector Leadership

From public sector management to public sector design thinking Shift #2. ... From experts to leaders Shift #4. ... of service society reaching the 'shores of the public sector' leadership ideal to meet the needs of co-creation both in ...

Author: Petri Virtanen

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030423117

Category: Political Science

Page: 186

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This book presents tools, techniques, and best practices to develop public-sector leadership. Based on scholarly research as well as the authors’ professional experience as leadership trainers and consultants, it offers guidance and practical know-how for public-sector managers, civil servants and policymakers in public administration on how to create and develop leadership skills and practice. By analyzing the particular nature of political processes and public policy decision-making as well as the complex challenges of public organizations, the authors identify competencies, leadership skills and methods required for successful governance, administration, and management of public organizations. The authors also discuss different leadership styles and philosophies, cover topics such as public sector leadership training of 2020’s, and present case studies on successful public-sector leadership development and future-oriented leadership models. Balancing public-sector leadership theory with practical illustrations and examples, tools and techniques, the book helps managers master the art of public-sector leadership.
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The Moral Compass

As a leader, John will nevertheless be expected to chart a path through the messy moral terrain of conflicting claims, ... the value of those goods is increasingly found in innovative design features created through human imagination.

Author: Lindsay J. Thompson

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781607520573

Category: Self-Help

Page: 179

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The Moral Compass presents a model of morality as a guide to values-based leadership. In a free, pluralist society, diverse stakeholders with competing moral claims present serious challenges to the strategic momentum of business, government, NGOs, and community organizations. Leaders need to know how to manage these challenges effectively. The Moral Compass is their guide. As recent history has repeatedly demonstrated, leaders who avoid, impose, or gloss over the centrality of values in realizing a strategic vision can produce severely flawed outcomes such as loss of confidence, corruption, and market failure. The Moral Compass provides leaders with effective tools to manage this complex, strategic environment by engaging directly with stakeholders to clarify and articulate normative values without privileging or diminishing specific moral traditions. The Moral Compass is rich blend of scholarship, practical wisdom, and usable tools. It is a readable, accessible book that draws from a range of scholarship in humanities, business, science, and social sciences to explain the dynamics of human morality. Academically oriented readers will find intellectually challenging resources and references. Pragmatic readers will be able to use this knowledge to cultivate a robust personal moral compass as a leadership tool for building ethical teams, practice groups, and organizational cultures, for framing and managing moral dilemmas, and for conducting an ethical discernment and decisionmaking process. Ethics in business and leadership studies is emerging as a rich field for scholarship. As an active business faculty member in the field, Dr Thompson is familiar with the published literature of colleagues in the Society for Business Ethics, the International Society for Business Ethics and Economics, the Academy of Management, and the American Philosophical Association. As a blend of theory and practice, The Moral Compass is unique among business ethics books in providing a framework for including and managing the volatility of ethical issues arising from tensions between traditional religious and modern secular morality. Rather than avoid these conflicts, the book anchors their source in the inherent complexity of human neurochemistry, individuation, and socialization as a context for moral meaning and conscience. The book includes numerous exercises in reflection, dialogue, and discernment that enable readers to find common moral ground with people from divergent wisdom traditions. The book synthesizes a wide range of knowledge in a presenting practical model for moral discernment, dialogue, and decision making.
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On Work and Leadership

On Design and Innovation A selection of lectures organized by the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, ... (Helen David English Eccentrics, Tomato and Priestman Goode) and stick to one's ideals in the business context.

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Publisher: Gower Publishing Company

ISBN: STANFORD:36105023632925

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 148

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Leaders of Trash

LEADERS OF TRASH: Are you one of them?How our civilized ideals of leadership trash the Wild with disconnection.

Author: Pino Bethencourt Gallagher

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 149285302X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 226

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LEADERS OF TRASH: Are you one of them?How our civilized ideals of leadership trash the Wild with disconnection. In the year 2013 the brightest men and women in the world worry about big words like sustainability, climate change and environmental pollution. Yet after all our thinking, talking and discussing, the real problems behind these words seem to be getting worse instead of better. In her new, most heart-felt book yet, Pino Bethencourt Gallagher brings the big words down to the daily, Earthly reality of each reader. Provocative and full of unusual insights about leadership and personal growth, “LEADERS OF TRASH: Are you one of them?” pushes readers beyond abstract talk of world-size statistics, straight to the heart of the matter: how we each contribute personally to the waste, the trash, and the slow death of the living Planet Earth. Like the spirals drawn on the ancient walls of evocative caves by aboriginal nomad tribes, we are lured into the mysteries of Evolutionary design: if every animal on the planet instinctively cleans up its own waste to minimize predator threats, what went wrong with the Homo Sapiens Sapiens species? Winning the race of Evolution made us leaders of every other species on the planet. Wanting to win the never-ending race of technological progress is distracting us from our collective responsibility towards the kingdom of Nature entrusted to us along with our regal crowns. Hungry thinkers and passionate lovers of Nature are challenged to explore the rigid structures of thought, emotion and behavior that drive us to consume stuff we don't need on a global scale. As we follow this innovative CONNECT spiral of leadership development and personal growth, we become aware of all the little things we do at work and at home every day that fill the world with trash. Reminding us that leadership is a consequence of Evolution, Bethencourt invites us to relearn how to use the most perfect technology on planet Earth, our own Wild and unpredictable Human body, the way it was designed to be used. Thought provoking exercises and the latest advances in personal growth techniques tickle our civilized assumptions and tease us back into the Wild spontaneity we left behind us in human history. If we are to leave a better world to our children, we are called to question our assumptions about civilization and leadership as we explore the secrets revealed through emotion: the true language of the Wild. By relearning the non-linear logic of the human mammal body, we may remember the wisdom or our earliest ancestors and recuperate a deep heart-felt connection to the living planet we emerged from. “CONNECT is the journey into the unending spiral of who you are, why you are here, and how the Wild that is hidden in you can become the best and most beautiful essence of your contribution to a new TRASHLESS world. To CONNECT is to embrace the Wild within you!”
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Engaged Leadership

Transforming through Future-Oriented Design Thinking Joan Marques, Satinder Dhiman ... Even while committing to truth and nonviolence as the absolute ideals, leaders should remain open to the fact of many-sidedness of truth encountered ...

Author: Joan Marques

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319722214

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 356

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This professional book examines the concept of engaged leadership. Specifically, it focuses on the need for leaders in personal and professional realms, for-profit and non-profit, to understand the importance of engagement in order to achieve enhanced satisfaction and motivation among stakeholders (including employees, shareholders, investors, supporters, customers, suppliers, the community, competitors, family, and partners), and hence, an augmented level of designed thinking, which leads to increased innovation and on-going leadership development. Divided into three sections—engaged leadership development at the personal level, implementation at the organizational level, and manifestation in practice—this book provides professionals, practitioners and policy makers as well as students with the tools and skills to lead actively and conscientiously and help them understand the importance of creativity and compassion for development. Engaged leadership operates on the fundamental principle that leaders have to first and foremost perceive themselves as leaders, and then engage in design thinking, as they will need to develop strategies to reach, encourage, and positively appeal to these stakeholder groups. Leadership is neither limited to those holding formal managerial position, nor to any particular setting. Leaders can be found everywhere, in all layers of society. Leadership is only possible, however, if one dares to perceive and define oneself as a leader. And only when leadership is adopted as a reality within one’s personal perception, can engaged leadership be applied. Featuring contributions from academics, scholars, and professionals from around the world, each providing cases, interactive questions and reflective notes, this book will be of interest to professionals, practitioners, policy makers, students and scholars interested in creative leadership, management, organizational behavior, and governance.
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