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Friday
Sep102010

Leadership Approaches - Emotional Systems, Self-Differentiation

A significant block of leadership literature is based on the principles of Emotional Systems theory. In this theory, leaders must be self-differentiated, i.e. able to remain emotionally connected to anxious people but self-managing enough to remain free of anxious reactivity in themselves. This allows leaders to inspire hope and challenge people to significant levels of growth. This guide features materials by Murray Bowen, Ed Friedman, Pete Steinke, Margaret Marcuson, Israel Galindo, and others.

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