Building on a 1980 essay by psychologist Carl Rogers, the authors use extensive research with today's leaders to consider the qualities and competencies needed by the 'person of tomorrow' to help society navigate complexity in turbulent times. Their conclusions reflect a need for enhanced awareness, a sense of proportion and a real sense of contex
Sonia Overall invites us to see walking as a creative writing method. She sets out a particular form which she calls walking-writing and suggests ways to gather materials, submit to the sensory, explore your home like a tourist, and scour the streets like a metal-detector in search of the hidden, the forgotten and the overlooked.
It is well known that in their professional lives most academics and researchers will - like cats - seek to exercise as much independence as possible. This book deals with common leadership and management themes, like making tough strategic choices, leading change effectively, dealing with bureaucracy, allocating resources, and managing budgets.