A Dialogue on Autonomist Leadership and Eco-Leadership

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Date: 11 November 2015
Venue: 4Q05, Frenchay Campus
Time: 15:00 - 16:30


As part of the Bristol Leadership Centre Research Seminar Series 2015-16, Dr Simon Western of Analytic-Network Coaching Ltd presents, "A Dialogue on Autonomist Leadership and Eco-Leadership".

Overview

In this session Dr Simon Western, an acclaimed author, practitioner, researcher and educator on the psycho-dynamics of organisations, will discuss his experience of how leadership is changing in relation to todays increasingly networked society.

Presenting his theories of how 'Eco-Leadership' (2008, 2013) is emerging in organisations and 'Autonomist Leadership' (2014) is being pioneered by activists in networked social movements such as Occupy and the Arab Spring revolutions, Simon will then facilitate a dialogue and invite attendees to contribute with their thoughts, research and experience of 'What is going on' (WIGO) and then reflect on 'what is really going on' (WIRGO).

Profile

Simon brings an unusual depth and breadth of experience to the world of leadership, coaching and organisational change. Currently his portfolio of work includes coaching and consulting to CEO's and international leaders. He offers 'thought leadership' to support strategic change in today's 'network society', specialising in distributed leadership to ensure ethical and dynamic leadership occurs at the edge as well as the centre of organisations. As President-Elect of the International Society for the Study of Organisations (ISPSO) his work explore both conscious and unconscious organisational dynamics.

As Chief Executive of Analytic-Network Coaching Ltd, Simon trains advanced coaches internationally, with the aim of creating a network of coaches who support the leadership that is required in today's network and global society. Recent Clients include: Global OD Team HSBC Bank, Global OD and HR team Caterpillar, Snr leaders London Business School, National Educational leaders, coaching ex-CEO Global Bank, IMD business school leadership team.

Publications include: Leadership: A Critical Text, Sage 2nd edition 2013; Coaching and Mentoring: A Critical Text, Sage 2012; Global Leadership Perspectives, Insights and Analysis, Sage forthcoming 2017.

Publications and Links

Leadership: A Critical Text, Sage 2nd edition 2013

Coaching and Mentoring: A Critical Text, Sage 2012

Global Leadership Perspectives, Insights and Analysis, Sage forthcoming 2017.

Web: Analytic Network Coaching

Twitter: @simonwestern

Blog: leadershipandcoachingpolemic.com

Free reads: Simon Western

How to attend

If you are interested in attending this event, please register via the online form.

Cost: Free
Contact: Tessa Wright
E-mail: BLC@uwe.ac.uk

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