DEVELOPMENT AND AWARENESS: STEVEN AXELROD
According to Steven Axelrod (2005), the ability to function at a higher level of awareness, whether by virtue of one’s age (Erikson and Levinson) or an increased understanding and consciousness (Kegan), might result in any or all of the following qualities in executives:
A longer time frame and increased capacity for strategic thinking
An increased propensity for reflective thinking
An increased ability to acknowledge, understand, and integrate the meaning of personal and career failures
An increased tolerance of ambiguity and paradox
An increased ability to listen to and appreciate different points of view
An increased ability to reconcile differences based on an understanding of underlying trends and ...