Developing Adaptive Leaders for Turbulent Times: The Michigan Model of Leadership
DeRue, S., Spreitzer, G., Flanagan, B., and Allen, B. (2013). Developing Adaptive Leaders for Turbulent Times: The Michigan Model of Leadership. European Business Review.
In complex and dynamic times, the Michigan Model of Leadership enables leaders to recognize and effectively manage competing tensions in organizational life. Leaders who utilize the process of Mindful Engagement learn to balance these tensions and make an impact in a world where there are no easy answers. We need leaders with empathy, drive, integrity, and courage–across society and throughout organizational hierarchies–whose core purpose is to make a positive difference in the lives of others.