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|タイトル: ||The Concept of Environmental Leader|
|著者: ||Akiyama, Tomohiro|
An, Kyoungjin J.
|キーワード: ||Discourse on leadership|
|出版者: ||Springer Japan|
|掲載誌情報: ||Takashi Mino and Keisuke Hanaki (eds.), Environmental Leadership Capacity Building in Higher Education : Experience and Lessons from Asian Program for Incubation of Environmental Leaders, 2013, pp. 19-40|
|抄録: ||Leadership has shifted focus from the individual to the group or institute. Efforts to link leadership and the natural environment have already begun and the necessity for environmental leadership has never been higher than ever in the era of complex and evident environmental and social problems, such as climate change, global confl ict, limited resources, an overwhelming amount information, etc. There is no single solution for environmental problems that can solve the confl icts of diversifi ed community relations. Therefore, environmental leadership development is a priority element for improving the deteriorating environment. However, the current education system, especially in Asia, lacking in providing a holistic view of environmental issues, as well as inter- or trans-disciplinary and cross-cultural approaches, or a balance between the environmental, economic and social dimensions, using hands-on experience. In response, APIEL strives to fi ll this gap by improving education for environmental leadership with sustainability issues in mind. This chapter will review the concept of the environmental leader through a discourse on leadership. As well, it will introduce the authors’ experiences in fostering environmental leader by establishing and implementing environmental leadership education over the past four years. The discourse on environmental leadership illustrates how environmental leaders have been educated to cope with emerging environmental issues. The concepts of transformational/transformative-, eco-, collective, green, and communicative leadership provide a map to understand the evolution of the theory and practice of environmental leadership education.|
|内容記述: ||Chapter 2|
Part of "Environmental Leadership Capacity Building in Higher Education : Experience and Lessons from Asian Program for Incubation of Environmental Leaders"
|ISBN: ||978-4-431-54339-8 (Print)|