What Is "Values-Based Leadership"?

Since 1950, the Aspen Institute has offered seminars committed to the idea of values-based leadership. This session will discuss leadership for the 21st century, arguing that successful, values-driven leaders pay coordinated attention to the person, the person’s organizational and community affiliations, and the systemic frameworks that define both. We consider the likelihood that all leaders express values, whether or not we share them; ask what values drive the leaders whom we remember; and assess the relevance of moral reflection for leadership practice. The session will focus on attendees’ responses to the title question for our seminar, juxtaposing them to views on the subject from the Aspen canon of great books and other sources.

Speakers: Leigh Hafrey
Festival: 2012

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