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Evolving Leaders: A Model for Promoting Leadership Development in Programs by Wilfred H. Drath, Charles J. Palus

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Preface

We should say a bit about the background of this paper.

In 1991 a team, which included the first author, began a research project to assess a new Center program called LeaderLab®. We wanted to look at more than the teaching and learning of competencies, to see the program in relation to the subtlety and complexity of human growth, adaptation, and change. We realized that development programs are not the only influence on the growth of participants; work, family, community, and self are also factors. We were, in addition, interested in the idea of readiness for development—that people differ in how ready they are to develop—as previously raised by Chris Musselwhite and Ellen Van Velsor (Musselwhite, 1985; Van Velsor & Musselwhite, 1986) ...

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