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The Conscious Design of Systems by Evolutionary Leaders toward a Sustainable and Flourishing Monterrey and Mexico

Format: Keynotes & Talks, RSD12, RSD12 Keynotes & Talks, RSD12-Monterrey: Participatory ecosystems, RSD12-ONLINE: Entanglements of interest, Topic: Economics & Orgs, Topic: Socioecological Design

Manuel Manga

To create this new paradigm of sustainability, requires changing the unsustainable mind that we have inherited from our culture and the industrial revolution of the last two centuries. The work of evolutionary leaders is multidimensional, it requires leadership development as well as organizational learning and evolution. (Manga & Hollenhorst, 2004)

Manuel Manga is an organisational consultant, facilitator, and leadership coach who has worked with Anglo American, Allianz, Conoco, Cemex, Chrysler, Grupo Maseca, Givaudan, The World Bank, BankBoston, Ben & Jerry’s, Oxfam, CARE, Plan International, Import Products, EPA, FairTradeUSA, Herman Miller, State Street Bank, Westinghouse, UNDP, USAID, Genzyme, and NYDEC. He has coached leaders at Cemex, Conoco, UNDP, BankBoston, and NSA. He is a popular speaker, notably presenting at the Brazil Learning Organization Conference, The World Future Society Conference, The Organizational Design Conference, and the Guatemala management conference.

His work focuses on leadership development, strategic conversations, team building, systems thinking, organisational learning, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability. As a consultant and coach, his work is about human and organisational transformation in the context of creating sustainable systems that work for all stakeholders. He has worked throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, Africa, India, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe for both private and non-profit organisations. Manuel studied with Humberto Maturana and Fernando Flores, pioneers in cognition, communication, and management, and he studied leadership with Ronald Heifetz and learning organisations with Peter Senge. He is a member of The Society for Organizational Learning. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanistic Psychology from the University of Massachusetts and a Master of Education in Social Psychology from Boston University.

Manga, M & Hollenhorst, T. (2004). Evolutionary Leadership for Building Sustainable Organizations. Center for Evolutionary Leadership & ifPeople. https://www.academia.edu/download/32545745/EvoLeaderSusOrg.pdf

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Author(s): Manuel Manga
Year: 2023
Title: The Conscious Design of Systems by Evolutionary Leaders toward a Sustainable and Flourishing Monterrey and Mexico
Published in: Proceedings of Relating Systems Thinking and Design
Volume: RSD12
Article No.: pre-release
URL: https://rsdsymposium.org/evolutionary-leaders-mexico
Host: Georgetown University
Location: Monterrey, MEX | ONLINE
Symposium Dates: October 6–20, 2023
First published: 15 July 2023
Last update: no update
Publisher Identification: ISSN 2371-8404