Chapter 7

Using Leadership Approaches to Build Self-concept

Management in these cutting-edge sectors of knowledge-creation has become a form of leadership as much or more than it is the application of technical disciplines. To support innovation, business education will have to nurture mature practical judgment that can guide knowledge-intensive enterprise equitable for social benefit as well as profit.

—Colby, et al.1


Organizational leadership education, higher education, self-concept, change, individual growth, societal forces, systems thinking, humanistic values


At the core of this quote is the importance of “mature practical judgment” that supports the organization, its employees, and society. As we have pointed out ...

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