Sep
19

Date: Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Building: Building 305 Room: 440 (Grad Lounge)


Add to CalendarBring Your Lunch & Learn about ... Leadership for Adaptive Challenges09/19/2017 12:00 PM09/19/2017 01:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverUniversities have a long history of being leaders in social change and social influence; addressing questions that are complex, socially defined, and have a history of divisiveness. Adaptive challenges, such as reconciliation, poverty, disability, access to higher education, immigration, cultural diversity are characterized by competing priorities, gaps between the ideal and the "real", and difficult conversations that many may prefer to avoid.  Addressing complex adaptive social challenges requires complex socially-grounded interventions, with compassionate leadership which draws through the strengths, knowledges, and intuitions of the system and its collective membership. Building: Building 305 Room: 440 (Grad Lounge) false

Universities have a long history of being leaders in social change and social influence; addressing questions that are complex, socially defined, and have a history of divisiveness. Adaptive challenges, such as reconciliation, poverty, disability, access to higher education, immigration, cultural diversity are characterized by competing priorities, gaps between the ideal and the "real", and difficult conversations that many may prefer to avoid.  Addressing complex adaptive social challenges requires complex socially-grounded interventions, with compassionate leadership which draws through the strengths, knowledges, and intuitions of the system and its collective membership.

Contact Name:
Tanis Dagert
Contact Email:
tanis.dagert@viu.ca

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