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The Global Leadership Profile

The Global Leadership Profile (GLP) is a both a self-assessment procedure and a professionally-scored profile tool that identifies a person’s developmental leadership action-logic. Each of us is enacting our life at work and at home through a certain characteristic way of interacting and inquiring with others. This is our centre-of-gravity action-logic. Each of us also has a characteristic earlier action-logic to which we may fall back at moments of stress, as well as a characteristic emerging action-logic we can seek support in cultivating.

The eight leadership action logics that adults grow through, at each stage, adding more capacity and widening mindsets. The action logics are named: Opportunist, Diplomat, Expert, Achiever, Redefining, Transforming, Alchemical, and Ironic. The GLP has been co-developed by Elaine Herdman-Barker and William (Bill) Torbert, and is based on emeritus professor Torbert’s thirty years of research, and used with permission of Action Inquiry Associates.

The Global Leadership Profile (GLP) invites you to respond to 30 sentence stems taking approximately one hour. Three weeks later you receive an analysis of your approach to problem resolution, how you make sense of events. This will help you understand:

  • Your centre-of gravity action logic
  • Your fall-back and emergent action-logics
  • The actions and inquiries on your part that will contribute toward a more timely and transformational action-pattern within your web of work, family, and voluntary systems.

Global Leadership Profile with 60-minute debrief

This will help you understand your centre-of gravity action logic and your fall-back and emergent action-logics.GLP helps you to understand also the actions and inquiries on your part that will contribute toward a more timely and transformational action-pattern within your web of work, family, and voluntary systems.
GLP profile and a 60 minute debrief, 640 € + VAT (if applicable)

Global Leadership Profile with Commentary and 75-minute debrief

This will help you understand your centre-of gravity action logic and your fall-back and emergent action-logics.GLP helps you to understand also the actions and inquiries on your part that will contribute toward a more timely and transformational action-pattern within your web of work, family, and voluntary systems.
GLP profile with personal commentary and a 75-minute debrief, 800 € + VAT (if applicable)

Developing transforming leadership – Action Inquiry and the GLP

We are taking our annual Global Leadership Profile (GLP) certification programme online in a modular form to better serve business leaders and decision-makers, consultants, coaches and researchers and their specific needs.

Online GLP and Action Inquiry, Module 1 (September)

This is first of three modules, offered in September 4, 2020 – September 18, 2020 focusing on developing transforming leadership through the lenses of Action Inquiry and the GLP. It is offering you tools and methods to accelerate your development.

VALUES AND INTEGRITY USING THE GLP

The GLP measures a person’s way of making meaning, interpreting and acting in the world. Whilst it is a powerful leadership tool, it is also only one perspective of leadership. The stages are developmental stages of maturity and not a hierarchy of excellence. It is important for coaches to talk about the action logics as ‘earlier’ and ‘later’ (rather than lower and higher) and to remember that each action logic has its own beauty and benefits and also its own limitations and shadows. No action logic is better than another and a person is never to be judged depending on her or his action logic or the GLP.

The GLP is powerful, developmental profile. It is offered in the spirit of development and an individual profile is not shared with any third party without permission. This code of confidentiality also applies for people who are profiling with their organisation’s sponsorship.

BECOME A CERTIFIED GLP COACH

Amara Collaboration is one of the three authorized companies to certify people who want to debrief other people with the GLP. We arrange yearly certification workshops in the Nordic region and also set up certification workshop in other parts of the world upon request.

Certification: individuals are required to take part in the 3-day certification workshop, complete a GLP themselves and complete two GLP’s with a personal commentary for whom they conduct a debrief conversation with their ‘client’ whilst receiving shadow supervision sessions from Jane Allen or Heidi Gutekunst. Once certified, coaches will be able to buy and use the profile to brief others. If they choose, they will be added to a worldwide community of certified GLP coaches.

Amara offers certified GLP coaches a possibility to be certified as Advanced Practitioners. The Advanced Practitioner Programme consists of two 2,5 day workshops, online learning and conducting a light action research project using the framework of Action Inquiry and the GLP

VIDEOS AND FURTHER READING

The Global Leadership Profile (GLP) is a both a self-assessment procedure and a professionally-scored profile tool that identifies a person’s developmental leadership action-logic. Each of us is enacting our life at work and at home through a certain characteristic way of interacting and inquiring with others.

Amara co-founder, Bill Torbert is talking about the seven transformations of leadership and how the stages, called ‘action logics’, impact the way in which we lead and interact in the world. The Global Leadership Profile (GLP) is a both a self-assessment procedure and a professionally-scored profile tool that identifies a person’s developmental leadership action-logic. “Most … Continued

Amara has translated its successful GLP workshop and process to the online environment. You no longer need to travel to join it, you can do it from the comfort of your home while still being engaged and supported in the experiential learning Amara is famous for.