Becoming More Self Aware – A Journey of Authentic Leader Development

Turner, Jane and Mavin, Sharon (2014) Becoming More Self Aware – A Journey of Authentic Leader Development. In: 15th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe, 4th - 6th June 2014, Edinburgh.

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Abstract

The aim of the paper is to develop a deeper understanding of 'how’ leaders become more self-aware. This paper presents research from a qualitative study which explored the socially constructed lived experiences and understandings of 15 senior leaders who have engaged in an authentic leader development (ALD) process through the vehicle of executive coaching. The aim is to understand better ‘what went on’ for leaders during the ALD process thereby developing a deeper appreciation of ‘how’ leaders become more introspective, self-aware, arguably becoming more authentic and self-confident in their leader roles.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: N200 Management studies
Department: Faculties > Business and Law > Newcastle Business School > Corporate and Executive Development
Depositing User: Jane Turner
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2014 16:12
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 10:54
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/18138

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