Adaptive Leadership and Social Movements, Applying The Complex Theory of Leadership

Claudio Marcelo Gamero Henríquez, Ricardo Acevedo Almonacid


This paper reviews the configuration today's highly complex social context and how, this vertigo pressed change paradigmatic shifts, which are still undergoing transformations. Visualize and understand the phenomenon of leadership from the perspective of complexity warrants the use of CAS (Complex Adaptive Systems) support by development of complex Leadership Theory (CLT). With this framework it is possible to describe and account for the phenomenon of adaptive leadership that has great similarity with the CAS and how this type of leadership reflects dynamics that characterize emerging social movements.


Complex Theory of Leadership, Emerging Properties, CAS, social movements.

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