"....a startingly good read for a business manager keen to develop a practical understanding of different strategies with which to engage subordinates."
"...an excellent conceptual framework that permits a comprehensive analysis of every aspect of leadership."
"...a marvelous resource that connects adaptive leadership with complexity science...a strong support for researchers and scholars."
Integral Leadership Review, January 2012
First Trust Bank Economic Outlook and Businsess Review, December 2010
Leadership and Organizational Development Journal, Vol 32 # 3, 2011
Other endorsements for "Complex Adaptive Leadership: Embracing Paradox and Uncertainty"
"A true Tour de Force, in a class of its own from being well grounded both in the science and in practical experiences"
— Margaret J. Wheatley, Author of "Leadership and the New Science".
'... Obolensky brilliantly argues the case ... excellent practical advice...' — Philip Sadler CBE, Vice-president, Ashridge Business School.
'... wonderfully clear, thorough and provocative ...' — Professor Jonathan Gosling, Centre for Leadership Studies, Exeter University
'... a novel, provocative and useful approach to leadership ..mind-stretching concepts ..witty anecdotes ..practical advice ...' — Julian Birkinshaw, Professor Strategic and International Management, London Business School
'... ground-breaking thinking ... significant new perspectives ...'- — Mike Williams, author of Mastering Leadership
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