Duration: 1 hour
Learn tips and techniques to help leaders develop both mastery and versatility from their workplace experience; plus how this process can help the organization as a whole.
Participants will learn:
- What kinds of experiences are developmental
- What people learn from their experience
- How people learn from experience
- Why learning from experience is hard
- How to enhance learning on the job
Ellen Van Velsor is a senior fellow at the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, North Carolina. Ellen is co-editor of the CCL's Handbook of Leadership Development, and co-author of Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Can Women Reach the Top of America's Largest Corporations? (1987, 1991). She has authored numerous book chapters and articles, including "Leadership Development as a Support to Ethical Action in Organisations" (Journal of Management Development, 2008), "A Complexity Perspective on Leadership Development" (Uhl-Bien & Marion, 2007), "Developing Organizational Capacity for Leadership" (Hooijberg, Hunt & Antonokis, 2007), and "Constructive-Developmental Coaching" (Ting & Scisco, 2006). Her current research focuses on beliefs and practices related to globally responsible leadership. Ellen has a B.A. in Sociology from SUNY Stony Brook, an M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Florida, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development at Duke University.