Considering a New Approach in Leadership


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The author presents some of the tranformations occurring in Leadership thinking. Examining the contexts of cahnges in world views and paradign shifts in human consciousness.

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Considering a New Approach in Leadership

  1. 1. Developments in Leadership Considering a New Approach By Sonny Navaratnam Leadership Transitions Conference
  2. 2. Global and National Context
  3. 3. Organisational Context
  4. 4. How does this translate to you? Thank God It’s Friday?
  5. 5. What’s Really the Problem? Leadership Crisis ???
  6. 6. Current Leadership Paradigms Followers Leader Individual Leader Heirarchy of Followers
  7. 7. Current Leadership Paradigms Push Or Pull Or Both? Manage Supervise Motivate Control Authority Empower Engage ?!
  8. 8. Underlying Worldview The Universe is made up of Separate phenomena and they are all for the use of the individual.
  9. 9. What’s new? One World Consciousness Integral View Unified Universe Wholeness
  10. 10. Arising World View We are all part of a deeply interconnected whole.
  11. 11. Integral Framework Interior Exterior Individual Collective Individual Mindset Individual Actions Shared Values Shared Actions & Structures
  12. 12. New Leadership Paradigms <ul><li>Leadership is within everyone. It is upto each of us to nurture and stand for each other to find the leadership within us. When we do so, we will open new and hereto unseen possibilities for us, our communities and the world. Only then will we be able to take on the challenges of our time. </li></ul><ul><li>- Dr W M R Pereira </li></ul>
  13. 13. Practical Steps Bringing New Leadership To Life
  14. 14. Personal Exploration and Growth
  15. 15. Dialogue – Eg; Isaacs Shared Monologues Skilful Discussion Reflective Dialogue Generative Dialogue
  16. 16. Systems Thinking
  17. 17. Transformational Practices eg: The U Process
  18. 18. Values
  19. 19. The Challenge <ul><li>Continue to do the same things we have always done and hope for a different result </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>Have the courage to do something different. Perhaps then we may truly find the answers to our vexatious issues. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Thank you <ul><li>I am deeply honoured to be here. Thank you for listening to me. </li></ul><ul><li>Please feel free to ask me if you have more questions or interest. </li></ul><ul><li>Call me on 02 8765 0551 or e-mail me on [email_address] . </li></ul><ul><li>Our work is also on . </li></ul><ul><li>Have fun, smile lots and celebrate your greatness. </li></ul>