Authenticity and Accountability:
Key to an Appreciative Stance to Adaptable Leadership

by Enrique J. Zaldivar  (first published in International Journal of Appreciative Inquiry (the AI Practitioner), February 2014)


Considering that the topic of the February 2014 issue is ‘Adaptable Leadership: A Strengths-based Approach to Challenging Environments and Difficult Choices’, Zaldivar presents a strengths based approach to enhance leaders’ ability to perform effectively in challenging environments. He combines the principles of Appreciative Inquiry with those of multicultural competency, emphasizing the creative tension amongst authenticity, accountability and adaptability, to the service of more effective leadership.  © Enrique J. Zaldivar

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