Leadership in Monasteries

  • Jean-Paul ThommenEmail author
  • Ruth Mary Starman
Part of the CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance book series (CSEG)


Aligning people is always also a question of leadership. Therefore, leading people is one of the core competencies also expected from leaders in religious institutions. In this chapter the authors show some theoretical models to get a broader understanding of leadership beyond the available experience. It also offers a model for reflecting on one’s own leadership situation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of ZurichZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual AdorationClydeUSA

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