A Systems Approach to Leadership How to Create Sustained High Performance in a Complex and Uncertain Environment /

"A Systems Approach to Leadership" (SAL) is a methodology for creating sustained high performance in conditions of high complexity and uncertainty. SAL places the latest developments in Systems Science into an actionable method for use by everyday leaders. It enables leaders to develop the...

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Main Author: Coffey, Geoffrey.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : 2010.
Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-01194-8
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Table of Contents:
  • Key Assumptions Underpinning a Systems Approach to Leadership
  • A Systems Approach to Leadership Overview
  • Two Different Worlds
  • Holistic and Reductionist Approaches
  • Features of a Naturalistic Environment
  • Systems Methods
  • An Adaptive Systems Model
  • The Cognition-Systems Model of Organisation Performance
  • Emergent Goal Achievement
  • The Cognition-Systems Method
  • Preparing Yourself for the Journey
  • Naturalistic Enquiry
  • Critical Reflection and Learning
  • Whole System Diagnosis
  • Adaptive System Organisation Design
  • Applications of a Systems Approach to Leadership
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix A: The Theory and Philosophy of a Systems Approach to Leadership
  • Appendix B: Learning Journals.