A forthcoming management book from Fowler Center Advisory Board Member Frederick Chavalit Tsao and Professor of Organizational Behavior Chris Laszlo, Quantum Leadership will feature a digital platform, global practitioner conferences, executive workshops, alliances with like-minded leaders & organizations, blogs, and journal articles.
Quantum Leadership: New Consciousness in Business
A Stanford University Press book anticipated for a 2019 release
Could changing our consciousness hold the key to prosperity and flourishing? Using extensive field research, the Quantum Leadership Project shows how changing the narrative about ourselves, others, and the world is the most effective way for businesses to turn challenges into opportunities.
Our evidence-based approach complements the financial case for sustainability by emphasizing the ontological roots of business leadership aimed at positive social impact. Central to the exploration are ‘practices of connectedness’ that instill a new consciousness of connectedness in leaders and organizations. We show that it is only through such a transformation in consciousness that businesses can create economic prosperity while contributing to healthy environments and increased human wellbeing. Without it, businesses are condemned to continue today’s strategies that, at best, reduce social harm and their ecological footprint and, at worst, contribute to growing social crises and environmental disaster.
Interviews in over 50 companies provide an intimate first-hand account of a powerful new form of flourishing enterprise, illustrated with vibrant stories and extensive data analysis, to describe a business-led transformation toward a world in which people experience wellbeing, companies prosper, and nature thrives.
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Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit
Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit at Case Western Reserve University exists to advance the scholarship and practice of flourishing enterprise. It is allied with like-minded initiatives helping all institutions create prosperity while nourishing human and natural systems.
The Quantum Leadership Center at the Aitia Institute in Shanghai supports research, informed by Chinese wisdom traditions, of flourishing organizations whose leaders are transforming notions of business sustainability. Through a variety of modalities on a new digital platform, the QLC will advocate for global models of stewardship by leaders in business and society with an initial focus on China.
AIM2Flourish the global learning platform and community for students, business leaders, citizens, and educators. This is where all the stories are gathered, shared, improved, expanded, discussed and much more.