Stanford Social Innovation Review: Rethinking Leadership Development Evaluation

Walter McKenzie
Walter McKenzie Administrator, Moderator Posts: 670 admin
edited May 5 in ASCD Chit Chat
Clearly defining leadership is essential to determining the quality and efficacy of a development program. It establishes the “what” and “why”—concrete intentions that help guide the way to understanding what does and does not work. So why is it hard to do?

Understanding the complexity and nuance of leadership in changing environments can help fuel system-level change.

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  • Xatli Stox
    Xatli Stox Community Member Posts: 10 ✭✭✭
    "Leadership is complex and dynamic" and "exercise of leadership" are my two favorite takeaways from this post. Understanding that leadership is situational and that there isn't a single framework that fits all contexts and supports all individuals is crucial. Organizations' main goal should be to adapt to the needs of their people and try to offer different opportunities for leadership development and recognition. -Thanks for sharing!
  • Walter McKenzie
    Walter McKenzie Administrator, Moderator Posts: 670 admin

    @Xatli Stox you're very welcome! We see this trend in professional sports, where the most successful coaches see their work through a situational lens. One size does not fit all!