Learning Leadership from Experience: Narrative and Storytelling

Narrative and Storytelling By accidentally bumping into the narrative approach I discovered a potential solution to the problem of making explicit the imperceptible leadership learning that occurs through our lived experience. Narrative is argued to be most appropriate for exploring tacit knowledge (Wengraf, 2001) for the following reasons: Continue reading “Learning Leadership from Experience: Narrative and Storytelling”

Leadership Development: Reflection Rather Than Training?

Reflection vs TrainingDrawing on Conger’s (1996) and Burgoyne et al.’s (2004) concerns about the efficacy of leadership training, and linked to Day (2000) and Drath’s (1998) argument for leadership development to be oriented towards social systems, should formal leadership development emphasize education more than training? Continue reading “Leadership Development: Reflection Rather Than Training?”