MATZDORF, Fides and SEN, Ramen (2005). “You can tell your follower where to go, but you can’t put them there”: Leadership as partnership – a dancer’s perspective. In: 12th European Mentoring & Coaching Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, 30 November to 2 December 2005.
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This workshop aims to explore the role of the follower in enabling leadership, the leader’s twofold obligation to the present and the future, issues around power and ‘powerful-ness’, as well as the relevance of this in a work context.
We will use both the metaphor and the reality of ballroom dancing to explore and challenge our behaviour and assumptions in our roles as leaders and followers in a mix of practical dance exercises and reflection. Since this is ‘work in progress’, participants’ contributions are essential to the outcome.
There is no need to bring a partner, but be prepared to partner up and dance! Some prior dance experience (of any style) may be helpful, but is not necessary.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Research Institute, Centre or Group:||Sheffield Business School Research Institute > Service Sector Management|
|Depositing User:||Fides Matzdorf|
|Date Deposited:||24 Jan 2013 10:04|
|Last Modified:||19 Oct 2016 22:29|
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