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Dr Shari Read

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Dr Shari Read is an award-winning educator with a focus on teaching skills for the Information Age. As a clinically trained psychologist, Shari emphasises human-centred approaches to leadership and management. Her research and teaching in the area of transformation and change management emphasises the capabilities required to lead effectively through uncertainty and complexity.

Experiential Learning for Better Leading

Experiential learning is the process of learning through experience and is more specifically defined as “learning through reflection on doing” (Kolb, 1974). Hands-on learning is a form of experiential learning but does not necessarily involve students reflecting on their output. It is the reflection on doing that crystalizes…

Developing a Mindset for Transformation

Leading the transformation of an organisation is a major undertaking that can be daunting to even the most seasoned of senior leaders. Once a leader realises that transformation necessarily means disrupting ‘business as usual’ (BAU) they also have to come to terms with the need to think differently,

Digital leadership is human leadership

Disruptive technologies and nascent business models mean that traditional approaches to economic development and business management are no longer sustainable. We need to innovate the way we do things, including the way we structure and lead our organizations.