Leaders face great uncertainty in addressing social change. Langer’s approach to mindfulness suggests three leverage points leaders can use to embrace this uncertainty. We use the case study method to show how these mindfulness insights were applied in four case studies of leadership. We use the mindfulness lens to diagnose each leadership situation and suggest […]
Case studies in the utilities sector.
¿Qué entendemos por “liderazgo consciente” o “mindful leadership”? Liderar implica generar un sentido compartido que impulse los cambios necesarios para enfrentar problemas difíciles. La consciencia, como la definimos en nuestra investigación, consiste en detectar lo nuevo. Cuando estás consciente (mindful), buscas el cambio y lo aceptas. Tanto si lo aceptas como si no, la vida […]
What do we mean by mindful leadership? Leadership focuses on building shared meaning for the purpose of enabling change to deal with contentious problems. Mindfulness is noticing new things. When you are mindful, you are looking for change, and you embrace it. Things are always changing, whether you embrace the change or not, so you […]
Whether you are making quick resource-allocation decisions alone or collaborating with your executive team to set organizational strategy, what you see, what you advocate, and what you ultimately decide are influenced by the map of the world you carry around inside your head. In some ways, this map or mental model is unique to you, […]
In searching for the organizational ‘magic’ that makes some businesses thrive and other fail, management gurus, academic seers and business leaders strive to articulate a single reason for success. Managers are then faced with analyzing numerous findings and trying to integrate the best elements from each view that makes sense to them. Managing from Clarity […]