The Art of Tribal Leadership (w/ Dave Logan)
July 17, 2010 09:00
The Art of Tribal Leadership
Dave Logan and Ken Wilber
"It's a fact of life: birds flock, fish school, people tribe."
Even in the midst of a busy modern life it is likely you belong to many tribes. One of the most common tribes is that of the modern workplace, where we encounter five different stages that tribes can grow through. Each tribal stage has a prevailing language that the group uses, reflecting the integral insight that there is an increasing hierarchy of values and language in the lower-left cultural quadrant, progressing from a dour egocentrism to a righteous ethnocentrism to a magnanimous worldcentrism. And, as evidenced by the popularity of shows like "The Office," an astonishing 22% of companies are actually stage 2 tribes, whose common unifying language is that "we suck." Ken Wilber and Dave Logan, bestselling co-author of Tribal Leadership, explore the power and promise of groundbreaking research on how we can unleash the power of tribes to transform organizational cultures and expand human consciousness—and how, in age of terrorism and competing worldviews, it is imperative that leaders learn how to use tribal transformation for broader social transformation....