Generative leadership development programs: A global exploratory study

This paper summarizes the key findings, interpretations and questions that result from a twelve-month exploratory study of the emerging field of ‘generative leadership development’ (GLD) that took place in 2007 and 2008. The study was based on interviews with observers of the field and program directors on five continents, as well as on analyses of websites, articles, and books. It benefitted from the extensive experience that the research team gathered in decades of founding and leading diverse leadership networks as well as educational and training programs. Continue reading