On the Study of Leadership as a practice and interaction

This very interesting 2009 paper by professors at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm Sweden suggest a perspective within leadership research that focuses on leadership as a practice and interaction rather that one that resides in an individual. Given this approach it is suggested that the empirical study of leadership should be based on process ontology. http://www.lindgren-packendorff.com/Crevani_Lindgren_Packendorff_2010_ScJM.pdf

What aikido can teach us about conflict

Interesting paper written by Judy Ringer Judy Ringer is the author of Unlikely Teachers: Finding the Hidden Gifts in Daily Conflict (OnePoint Press, 2006). She provides conflict and communication training internationally with unique workshops based on mind/body principles from the martial art aikido, in which she holds a second-degree black belt. Judy brings to life concepts such as self-management under pressure …

Study Aikido To Become A Better Business Leader

Original post written by Drew Hansen Generally speaking, aikido emphasizes the blending, rather than resisting, of energy from an attacker (or situation). Paradoxically, I’m learning to succeed by surrendering. The first principle of aikido is to be fully present. “When your attention connects with your experience you are present to your life.” Too many people, including business leaders, are disconnected …