Evolution of Peace Leadership and Practical Implications

  • 9h 49m
  • Erich Paul Schellhammer
  • IGI Global
  • 2022

Faced with conflict and opposition across disciplines and industries, understanding and utilizing peace throughout leadership roles has never been more important than in today’s world. Ensuring leaders are prepared and educated in the benefits of peaceful resolution and management is crucial to create a more thoughtful and civilized society. Further study on the best practices, opportunities, and challenges of implementing peace into leadership roles is needed for successful adoption.

Evolution of Peace Leadership and Practical Implications develops essential themes in the field of peace leadership and combines theoretical frameworks and practical applications to provide a comprehensive discussion on the history and current state of peace leadership and peace leadership education. Covering topics such as peacebuilding, social justice, and the Sustainable Development Goals, this reference work is an essential guide for managers, business owners, policymakers, scholars, practitioners, researchers, academicians, instructors, and students.

About the Author

Erich Paul Schellhammer has retired five years ago from the School of Humanitarian Studies at Royal Roads University, Victoria, Canada. He has been involved with the Peace Leadership Affinity Group of the International Leadership Association since its inception. He supports the field of peace leadership through publications, Board involvement in peace related organizations such as the Civilian Peace Service of Canada and other volunteer work to promote peace. Dr. Schellhammer, a native from Germany, resides in Canada. He holds a law degree from Germany and his graduate degrees in philosophy from Queen’s University, Canada. He has been supporting academic programs in Canada and Germany during his professional career and is an avid outdoor enthusiast enjoying rock climbing, kayaking, bike touring and skiing. He also volunteers for a local Search and Rescue group.

In this Book

  • The Culture of Peace and Leadership for Peace
  • Professionalizing Peace Leadership—Core Values and Key Competencies of Peace Leaders
  • Peace Development—Resolving Intrastate Conflict Through Leadership
  • A Peaceful View of Leadership Studies
  • We Must Talk Before We Walk—A Pathway to Reconciliation on the Journey to Positive Peace
  • Peace Leadership Education—Stories of Growth, Training, and Development
  • Educating for Peace in Hiroshima Global Academy—Creating a Curriculum for Holistic Wellbeing
  • The Refugee Experience and Peace Leadership Education—A Case Study From the Margins
  • Sex and the Trouble With Peace in the World
  • Race Conflicts and Discrimination as a Challenge for Peace Leadership—Principles to Observe and a Case Study of Success
  • Peace Leadership and Indigenous Ways of Knowing
  • Energising a River of Love by Braiding the Work of the Parliament of the World's Religions and the United Nations Through Management Education
  • Business and Leadership for Peace—Principles and Examples
  • The Promise of Peace Leadership for Physician Professional Identity Formation—Charting the Need for Faculty Development
  • Storytelling in Peace Leadership
  • The Technology of Peacebuilding—Empowering Youth With Dignity
  • Peace Leadership and Sport
  • Compilation of References


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