Date & Time: 
Saturday, March 28, 2009 - 10:52am
Event Description: 

What: Core Values At Work: Developing Team Leadership In The 21st Century

Workshop description: Successful leadership is rarely the result of individuals working along but rather the result of teams working on behalf of the organization. High performing teams need to have an inward focus as well as an outward one. Participants will be introduced to a map of the leadership field, which locates various leadership theories and perspectives along a "continuum of complexity" encompassing a wide range of values. We pay particular attention to those value sets conducive to team leadership responsive to 21st Century challenges and opportunities, and how to apply them in the workplace.

Workshop Presenters: Doug Paxton was the founding program director of the Presidio World College MBA in Sustainable Management. He has worked in the public, nonprofit and private sectors, starting as an operations research manager for a New York stock brokerage firm before attending Yale University's School of Management for an MBA. Since that time, Doug has worked in the San Francisco Mayor's Office of Business and Economic Development and as the executive director of Indochinese Housing Development Corporation. He was also director of people and organizational development at Business for Social Responsibility before joining Presidio World College. He completed his Ph.D. in Transformative Learning in 2003.

Ken Otter has over twenty-five years experience as a facilitator, educator, and consultant with individuals, small groups, and organizations in academic, public service, not for profit and business settings. For the past 15 years, he has taught adult students in both graduate and undergraduate programs. In 2005, Ken became Program Director of the M.A. in Leadership at Saint Mary's College and founder of the Leadership Center. His research interests include leadership development, collaborative group work, transformative learning, and participatory forms of inquiry. Ken's educational background include, counseling and organizational psychology, communication, and adult development and learning.

When: Saturday, March 28, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Where: Filippi Academic Hall, Room 115, Saint Mary's College, 1928 St. Mary's Rd., Moraga.

Cost: $60.00 SMC / $75.00 non SMC

Registration: Please contact Olga Crowe at okc1@stmarys-ca.edu

For additional information about the Leadership Center visit; Saint Marys College Leadership Center

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