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Spirited Leading and Learning: Process Wisdom for a New Age

Spirited Leading and Learning: Process Wisdom for a New Age

Peter B. Vaill

ISBN: 978-0-787-94327-1

Aug 1998, Jossey-Bass

272 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Priceless Wisdom From An Leadership Development Pioneer

For over twenty-five years, Peter Vaill has profoundly influenced what is studied and practiced in the field of leadership and organizational development. One of the early voices on spirituality in the workplace, Vaill has consistently broken new ground in such areas as adult learning, culture, and systems thinking. And now, for the first time, Spirited Leading and Learning brings together a wealth of classic writings and exclusive new offerings from this noted management teacher and consultant--all in one volume. All those who tackle the complex issues of modern organizations and management development will find Vaill's unique perspective and thoughtful observations as relevant today as ever before.
Part One: Process Wisdom for a New Age.

1. An Invitation to the Dance.

2. Process Wisdom for a New Age

Part Two: Leading.

3. The Purposing of High-Performing Systems.

4. Visionary Leadership.

5. Notes on "Running an Organization"

Part Three: Learning.

6. The Learning Challenges of Leadership.

7. Adult Education as Paradigm Leadership.

8. Seven Process Frontiers for Organization Development

Part Four: Spirit.

9. The Inherent Spirituality of Organizations.

10. Spirituality in the Age of the Leveraged Buyout.

11. Executive Development as Spiritual Development

Afterward: Toward a Pushy Collegiality.