Resource Collection


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Business Leadership

Datta, B. 2015. Assessing the effectiveness of authentic leadership. International Journal of Leadership Studies. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Fernandez-Araoz, C., Roscoe, A. & Aramaki, K. 2017. Turning potential into success: the missing link in leadership development. Harvard Business Review. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Goncalves, M. 2013. Leadership styles: the power to influence others. International Journal of Business and Social Science. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Gurdjian, P., Halbeisen, T. & Lane, K. 2014. Why leadership-development programs fail? McKinsey Quarterly. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Iordanoglou, D. 2018. Future trends in leadership development practices and the crucial leadership skills. Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Iqbal, N., Anwar, S. & Halder, N. 2015. Effect of leadership style on employee performance. Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Kalinovich, A.V. & Marrone, J.A. 2017. Shared leadership: a primer and teaching recommendation for educators. Journal of Leadership Education. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Khan, I. & Nawaz, A. 2016. Leadership styles and the employees performance: a review. Gomal University Journal of Research. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Kiersch, C. & Peters, J. 2017. Leadership from the inside out: student leadership development within authentic leadership and servant leadership frameworks. Journal of Leadership Education. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Lim, A.J.P., Loo, J.T.K. & Lee, P.H. 2017. The impact of leadership on turnover intention: the mediating role of organizational commitment and job satisfaction. Journal of Applied Structural Equation Modeling. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Luthra, A. & Dahiya, R. 2015. Effective leadership is all about communicating effectively: connecting leadership and communication. International Journal of Management and Business Studies. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Madanchian, M., Hussein, N., Noordin, F. & Taherdoost, H. 2016. The relationship between ethical leadership, leadership effectiveness and organizational performance: a review of literature in SMEs context. European Business & Management. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

McCleskey, J.A. 2014. Situational, transformational, and transactional leadership and leadership development. Journal of Business Studies Quarterly. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Mitchell, J. & Decker, P. 2017. Self-handicapping: from business school to leadership. Global Journal of Business Pedagogy. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Nanjundeswaraswamy, T.S. & Swamy, D.R. 2014. Leadership styles. Advances in Management. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

O’Connor, D. & Myers, J. 2018. Ignation values in business and accounting education: towards the formation of ethical leadership. Journal of Business and Educational Leadership. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Poulton, C., Proches, C.N.G. & Sibanda, R. 2017. The impact value systems on the development of effective leadership. International Business Management. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Pressentin, M. 2017. Rethinking human resources for social innovation in business: trends – leadership – action plan. An International Research Journal of Amity International Business School. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Reitz, M. & Chaskalson, M. 2016. How to bring mindfulness to your company’s leadership. Harvard Business Review. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Simona, S.A. & George, T.S. 2018. Women in business leadership. Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Smith, W.K., Lewis, M.W. & Tushman, M.L. 2016. “Both/and” leadership: don’t worry so much about being consistent. Harvard Business Review. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Solomon, A. & Steyn, R. 2017. Leadership style and leadership effectiveness: does cultural intelligence moderate the relationship? Acta Commercii – Independent Research Journal in the Management Sciences. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Sunday, K.J., Adekunle, I. & Roseline, O. 2014. Organizational survival: the effects of leadership skill and strategy. Science Journal of Business and Management. Available at: (Accessed: 29 0ctober 2018).

Veliu, L., Manxhari, M., Demiri, V. & Jahaj, L. 2017. The influence of leadership styles on employee’s performance. Vadyba Journal of Management. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Ulhoi, J.P. & Muller, S. 2014. Mapping the landscape of shared leadership: a review and synthesis. International Journal of Leadership Studies. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Zainol, F.A., Wan Daud, W.N., Abubakar, L.S., Shaari, H. & Halim, H.A. 2018. A linkage between entrepreneurial leadership and SMEs performance: an integrated review. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Higher Education

Bresnen, M. & Burrell, G. 2012. Journals a la mode? Twenty years of living alongside Mode 2 and the new production of knowledge. Organization. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Brunet, N.D., Hickey, G.M. & Humphries, M.M. 2014. The evolution of local participation and the mode of knowledge production in Arctic research. Ecology and Society. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Cruickshank, L. 2013. Understanding high-impact research through Mode 1 and Mode 2 research approaches. InImpact: The Journal of Innovation Impact. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Faggiolani, C. 2014. Research evaluation and Mode 2 science. Lettera Matematica International. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Le Grange, L. 2017. (Trans)disciplinary research (re)considered. South African Journal of Higher Education. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Sousa, S.B. 2011. The transformation of knowledge production and the academic community: playing the game and (still) being an academic? Education, Sociedade & Culturas. Available at: (Accessed: 29 October 2018).

Faculty Resources

Everything you need to know about the Da Vinci way, as a Da Vinci Faculty member

Business Leadership

Understanding Managerial Leadership as more than an oxymoron

Leadership Effectiveness in Higher Education: Managerial self-perceptions versus perception of others

The seven Da Vinci principles

Collaborative framework: reframing

Putting Knowledge to Work

International literature on workplace-based learning

Design, facilitation and learning principles

Mode 2 learning

What kind of university? Research and teaching in the 21st century

Mode 2 Management Research

The dynamics of innovation: from National Systems and ‘‘Mode 2’’ to a Triple Helix of university–industry–government relations

The production of Mode 2 knowledge in higher education in South Africa

Knowledge creation, diffusion, and use in innovation networks and knowledge cluster

Re-Thinking Science: Mode 2 in Societal Context

The case for critical thought: an investigation into contemporary determinist knowledge, its social effects, and the alternative offered by a ‘mode 2’ approach to teaching, learning and research

Emergence of context-sensitive science

Changing Modes; New knowledge production and its implications for higher education in South Africa; Andre Kraak (ed)

Inductive versus deductive teaching and learning

Deduction, induction, abduction: The Differences

The concept in the context of design thinking

Uncovering students’ tacit knowledge

The Many Faces of Inductive Teaching and Learning

Inductive Teaching and Learning Methods: Definitions, Comparisons, and Research Bases



Fact Sheet: Metacognitive Processes

Metacognition and learning in adulthood

Thinking About Thinking: Metacognition

Read more on the website of DePaul University

The art of powerful questioning

The art of powerful questions

Four types of questions every facilitator should ask

Teaching Students to Ask Their Own Questions

Learning styles

The 3 minute Kolb

Concrete/Reflective/Abstract/Active – David Kolb

Kolb’s Learning Styles and Experiential Learning Model

Bloom’s taxonomy

Read more about Bloom’s taxonomy on the following websites:

Bloom’s digital taxonomy verbs

A 3-Dimensional Model of Bloom’s Taxonomy

NQF level descriptors

Critical cross-field outcomes

Facilitating learning


Ramsey Musallam: 3 rules to spark learning

The facilitator as reflective critical thinker

Brookfield, S.D. 1995. Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. A review of this book

Critical incident – the four lenses

Critical incident analysis: reflection of a teacher educator

Through the Lens of Learning: How Experiencing Difficult Learning Challenges and Changes Assumptions About Teaching – Stephen Brookfield

Specific techniques and practices for teachers to hone their reflection skills: The reflective teacher

Authenticity in Teaching and Leadership

The adult learner

Andragogy is defined as “… the art and science of helping adults learn”.

For Knowles, adult learning is based on specific characteristics

A more critical review of the work of Knowles

A resource with great reflection activities that will assist the facilitator of adult learning in applying the research material

Experiential learning

Handout on Experiential Learning

Self-directed learning

Self-Directed Learning: Key Component of Adult Learning Theory

An Examination of Learner Self-Direction in Relation to the Big Five and Narrow Personality Traits

The nature of the self – learning as a social activity

Brain-based learning

Download and complete the following questionnaire to gain insight into your own cognitive style

Eliminating “downshifting” and promoting “flow”

Learning methods

Tacit knowledge

Importance of Tacit Knowledge in Education; Richard Brock; TEDx Cambridge University

Uncovering Students’ Tacit Knowledge

Stimulating conversation, creativity and critical thinking

Stephen Brookfield on Creative & Critical Thinking

Free resources available, e.g. Circle of voices, Chalk talk, Circular response, Newsprint dialog, Fish bowl, Snowballing, Critical incident questionnaire

Management techniques as learning methods

Affinity diagram

Root cause analysis

The five whys

Cause and effect/Fishbone Diagram

Tree diagrams

Force field analysis

Overview of Total Quality Management Tools that you can adapt and use for learning

John Hattie’s Visible Learning


Concepts defined

Examples of authentic assessment tools

Assessment opportunities as learning opportunities

Assessment to promote learning – Seven Practices for Effective Learning

Assessment in the mode 2 context

Summary on mode 2

The assessment of experiential learning poses some unique challenges


Examples of peer and self-assessment

Assessment rubrics

Assessment and quality assurance in Higher Education