Exploring 21st-century leadership and governance, sustainability and the SDGs, and the role and impact of global higher education through research, practice and executive education and organizational settings.
As organizations move to differentiate themselves considering disruptive megatrends such as technology, connectivity and globalization, they have drawn upon their people and the places in which they operate to sustain value creation. However, they are tackling this new world with old leadership tools! We need new models of leadership and governance in pursuit of a world where no-one is left behind as outlined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Leadership can unlock creativity in pursuit of innovation, or it can paralyze individuals and teams and destroy value. Indeed, it has been suggested that the corporation is at odds with the future.
Given than an organization and its partners operate as an ideopolis, ideas emerge from individuals, teams and through their interactions with one another, stakeholder groups and clients/customers. This type of community reflects social networks that are agile and adaptive, characterized by idea creation, co-creation and idea flow across institutional barriers with healthy idea flow a key performance factor that can be shaped by leadership.
Exploring new leadership models and governance frameworks and the 21s-century leadership skills, attributes, beliefs and values are current research and practice questions explored in executive education settings and within organizations.