Watson, S E and Vasileva, Elena (2007) Wilderness thinking: a Novel Approach to leadership development. Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal, 21 (2). pp. 10-13. ISSN 1477-7282Full text not available from this repository.
Purpose – Describes the development of a leadership approach in which the outdoors became an environment for personal reflection. Design/methodology/approach – Reports on the pilot findings from research conducted with 50 managers from Airbus UK and TOTAL and contribute to knowledge about reflective approaches to leadership development Findings – A process of retreat became a catalyst for reflective learning about leadership among 50 managers from Airbus UK and TOTAL. The findings challenge OMD and SMD and their specific use of the outdoors as a medium for individual learning. Originality/value – Evidence was found that wilderness thinking represents an innovation in reflective learning which challenges the main trends in the use of the outdoors to develop leaders
|Journal or Publication Title:||Development and Learning in Organizations: An International Journal|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Leadership development ; Learning ; Reflection ; Sustainable development|
|Departments:||Lancaster University Management School > Management Development Division (MDD)|
|Deposited On:||11 Jul 2011 19:22|
|Last Modified:||07 Jan 2015 16:37|
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