With 14 rich cases gleaned from interviews of over 100 people in over 20 organizations on five continents, the authors offer new ways of thinking about leadership challenges.
Each case includes:
- A case summary
- A case text
- Facilitation questions
- Expert perspectives on the case
- suggestions for further action
The authors guide facilitators through providing participants with a framework and process for better understanding their context and taking appropriate action.
Leading Across Differences is flexible enough to use for a single one-hour session or for an extended course. The package consists of a comprehensive casebook and a facilitator guide. The casebook includes the Leadership Across Differences Framework, 13 research-based cases, 11 chapters written by leadership experts, nine individual exercises, as well as references and resources to extend the learning. The information in the facilitator's guide will help you craft a session or series of sessions organized around specific learning outcomes.
As short as a 1 hour session or as long as a semester-long course
What to Order
Order one facilitator set per facilitator and one casebook per participant.
Lize Booysen is a scholar, practitioner and teacher of leadership. She is a full professor of leadership and organizational behavior and core faculty at Antioch University's Ph.D. program in leadership and change. She is also adjunct faculty at the Center for Creative Leadership and has been involved in the 12 nation Leadership Across Differences (LAD) research project since 2003.
Kelly Hannum is manager of research for the EMEA region at the Center for Creative Leadership. She has a Ph.D. in educational research, measurement, and evaluation from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Belinda McFeeters is an independent contractor with faculty affiliations with the evaluation center at the Center for Creative Leadership, the Leadership Studies Ph.D. Program at North Carolina A&T State University, and the Leadership Development Group at the NC Rural Economic Development Center.