Using the 2008 recession, we will look at how leaders have handled economic, environmental, and organizational responsibility and sustainability during chaos.
Steven M. Walker, PhD
, has a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. In his systemic approach, Dr. Walker identified sustainability as an essential challenge facing humanity. His research is primarily based on Prigogine’s Reverse Second Law of Thermodynamics and Senge’s Systems Thinking and demonstrates how energy released at the bifurcation points of the system can present an opportunity for sustainable transformation. Over the past seven years, he has primarily focused on higher education with an emphasis on real estate, sustainability development, leadership development, and non-profit relations work. He is also a reviewer for The Journal of Leadership Education. Dr. Walker resides in Portland, Oregon with his wife and son.