Day 1 - Morning
Morning Program: A Dialogue on Leadership Between Bowen Theory and Evolutionary Theory
Welcome and Introduction - Anne McKnight and Stanley Proffitt
Leadership in the Family System: “To Be Responsibly Responsible for Self” - Daniel V. Papero, PhD, MSSW
An order or structure underlies presentations of family functioning, and the knowledge of such a structure permits the description of a set of functions that influence the behavior of the system. Among those functions are those related to leading, the ability to influence the behavior of other participants.
Discussion Topic: Observable Markers of Differentiation of Self in Leadership - Amie Post interviews Daniel Papero
Evolution and Human Systems - Stephen M. Colarelli, PhD
Evolutionary theory is a systems theory. It is also the bedrock of the life sciences, and it is becoming an important foundation for the social sciences, psychology, and the helping professions. Dr. Colarelli give an overview of some systems components of evolutionary theory and evolutionary psychology, with a focus on their relevance to leadership, families, and organizations.
An Exploration of Ideas - Stephen M. Colarelli and Daniel Papero
Large Group Moderated Discussion - Thinking and questions stimulated by reflection and small group discussion
Moderator: Stanley Proffitt with Daniel Papero and Stephen M. Colarelli responding