I recently returned from the International Leadership Association Conference with many of my School of Leadership Studies’ (SoLS) colleagues. We heard a variety of different world leaders speak; to name a few: The Right Honourable Paul Martin (21st prime minister of Canada), Senator Anike Niganizi Murray Sinclair (Chief Commissioner, Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada), and The Right Honourable David Johnstone (Governor General of Canada, 2010 – 2017).
“Does it make a difference to healthcare if the leader is a woman?” This was the question on Associate Faculty, Doug Blackie’s mind, when he proposed inviting in a panel of women CEOs into our upcoming MA Leadership (Health Specialization) residency, in place of our usual practice of inviting one senior health executive, to
International Cultural Leadership Experience in Ecuador
Master of Arts in Global Leadership (MAGL) students will return to Ecuador on September 16th for a two-week international cultural leadership experience. They will visit the remote indigenous community of Salinas in the Central Andes Highlands to learn about the social-cooperative model that was implemented in the '70s with the arrival of an Italian priest and others.
As we navigate the complexity of our world today, “innovation” is a commonly used buzzword and sought after goal. Although difficult to define, the essence of innovation in leadership is about finding new, novel, and/or relevant solutions to pressing problems or challenges that leadership faces today and into the future.