Category Archives: Leadership

Training during emergencies?

Alberto Martos Sauquillo

Very interesting this Sphere article, also based on a Lutheran World Relief’s report.

Yes, you definitely need an experienced team in an emergency if you want results in a complex situation, but an emergency is also the perfect place to learn about emergencies. And we all can learn, both novices and experts.

Emotional intelligence capacity building in developing leaders of social change organisations

The nature of emerging social change organizations is that they are adversity and change facing and adversity and change generating. Adversity in this context is an event that triggers a failure appraisal. This implies an on-going, if not chronic potential for of failure appraisal events. This is the recognition that the social change organisation leader is compelled to address a higher degree of emotional and task uncertainty significantly different from a leader entering an established corporate culture.

Consequently the leader needs emotional intelligence and problem solving capacities. The success of leader’s problem solving capacity is influenced by the quality