As leaders of business, society or religion, we often ponder the challenges facing our planet, but this quest might also be undertaken by exploring the caliber and quality of our own visionary leadership.
Environmental scanning or information gathering is often considered the first step of strategy formulation. This essay reviews and critiques two contemporary research studies in this field, one quantitative-the other qualitative, to show that strategic leadership can be understood from both external and internal perspectives. Continue reading
The ability to think forward, to foresee possible outcomes and to act accordingly, is a vital human trait. Here is a 45-page paper that reviews the literature on foresight to determine what we can learn. Continue reading
Recent concerns about the integrity and transparency of business, politics, and sport leaders is spurring on new research into a framework of authentic leadership. Continue reading