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  • Action Research and Collaborative Inquiry as the basis for building leadership capacity in groups and organizations
  • How to build leadership capacity within organizations so that when the titular leader leaves, the adaptive leadership remains.
  • How to implement “360 degree leadership” to encourage leading from the middle and from the bottom-up as well as top-down.
  • How to follow Plato’s dictum of “Know thyself” as the starting point for leadership development.
  • The Hall-Tonna Values Inventory, used in the Saint Mary’s Leadership curriculum, as a brilliant methodology for leadership and organizational development
  • How “knowledge” is not information immaculately conceived, but rather a personal and social construction.
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