In this episode, I will review and share with you a recent reading of Otto Scharmers' book ‘The Essentials of Theory U’ (2018).
This podcast will provide insights into agile leadership in social work organisations. We will start with what it is and will discuss later how it could change the work in these organisations. What I will present in the following is a short summary of the research, I undertook the last few days.
In today's episode, I will start with a short introduction to digitisation in social work and educational institutions before we move on to the development of digital literacy skills and the exploration of the strategic mindset "digital leadership".
In today's episode, we will explore the social economy and have a deeper look at social enterprises that provide individual social services for the people in need of care. In particular, care workers have to deal constructively with uncertainty and insecurity, ambivalence and ambiguity.
In this episode, we will investigate those two concepts and raise the question of what conclusion can be drawn for the management of social work organisations.
In this episode, we will get a bit deeper into this matter. First of all, I will start with a short description of what organisations are and will then move on to the main topic which is Change Management in Social Work Organisations. Finally, I will introduce you to the new concept: The Five C’s of Leadership in Organisational Change.
Today, I will continue with an explanation of the fundamental Adaptive Leadership principles and the adaptive work itself, assess the strengths and weaknesses of this leadership model, and end with few implications for social work organisations.
We start today with a short introduction to the model of Adaptive Leadership, before moving on to the question of what differentiates a so-called technical from an adaptive challenge.
In today's episode, we will conclude our discussion with a journey through the functions of the welfare state, the difference between solidarity and empathy, and we will conclude with an outlook to the question of what the book tells us about the current situation and our common future.