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An Adaptive Learning Pathway for Systemic Leadership

  • Catherine HobbsEmail author
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Abstract

Adaptive social learning. This short chapter brings everything together to present a continuous Adaptive Learning Pathway for Systemic Leadership entailing a repeated sequence of questioning. Within the sequence of questions, jumping to ‘how?’ tends to be the norm, without first considering the other more fundamental questions. The question ‘how?’ in effect needs to be rooted by all the other questions. This approach helps people to reflect critically about knowledge and values and to plan adaptively. All five operational principles are now put together to create the currents of transformation, representing different facets demanded by a constant form of dynamic adaptation. This could help create a movement of adaptive social learning which has been described as the ‘fourth human threshold’ of human-social evolution (Dunn in Economic and Social Development: A Process of Social Learning. The John Hopkins Press, Baltimore and London, 1971).

Keywords

Transformation Social learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Systems StudiesHull University Business SchoolCumbriaUK

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