Working Paper | HBS Working Paper Series | 2010

CREATING LEADERS WORKSHOP: Mastering the Principles and Effective Delivery of 'The Ontological Leadership Course' (PDF File of PowerPoint Slides)

by Werner Erhard, Michael C. Jensen, Kari L. Granger and Joseph J. DiMaggio M.D.

Abstract

This workshop is designed to support participants in gaining mastery in the delivery of our new course: "Being A Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological Model." The Workshop was delivered at the United States Air Force Academy (July 13 - 16, 2010), and was sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation, the Gruter Foundation, the United States Air Force Academy, and the Instructors. The workshop is for scholars who are graduates of our course, "Being A Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological Model," who are now interested in teaching the course at their respective institutions. Workshop objectives: 1. Provide participants access to the principles underlying the Ontological Leadership Course. 2. Empower and enable participants to expand their capacity to effectively deliver the Ontological Leadership Course. 3. Provide participants the opportunity to ongoingly collaborate in their delivery of the Ontological Leadership Course. 4. Provide participants an opportunity to create a community of scholars, educators, and practitioners to advance the Ontological Leadership Project. 5. Inquire into the next research frontier for the science of leadership. The workshop aims to equip and engage scholars and educators to deliver a high-impact transformative leadership course creating leaders ready to meet the global demands of the 21st century. Workshop participants included 41 scholars and administrators from North America and Europe from various academic institutions, including the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), business schools, medical schools, law schools, military institutions, and research centers. This workshop is intended to serve as a catalyst for global leadership development at the highest levels of international policy, business, academy, governance, development and security. The Ontological Leadership Course Material is available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1263835

Keywords: Curriculum and Courses; Values and Beliefs; Globalization; Policy; Leadership Development; Goals and Objectives; Performance Capacity; Social and Collaborative Networks;

Citation:

Erhard, Werner, Michael C. Jensen, Kari L. Granger, and Joseph J. DiMaggio M.D. "CREATING LEADERS WORKSHOP: Mastering the Principles and Effective Delivery of 'The Ontological Leadership Course' (PDF File of PowerPoint Slides) ." Harvard Business School Working Paper, No. 11-002, October 2010.