Leadership is being curious about and recognizing the moment when I can add value to the system with a view to a sustainable society and planet and having the courage and competence to utilize that moment.
Prof. dr. Jaap Schaveling is Professor of Cooperation & Leadership at Nyenrode Business University. The following quotes from participants illustrate his contributions:
Since 1981, Jaap has been working as a scientist, lecturer, organization coach and manager. He worked at the University of Groningen, the National Police (Rijkspolitie), the Royal Institute of Dutch Architects (de Bond van Nederlandse Architecten - BNA), the Thorbecke Academy - Academy for Government Management (Thorbecke Academie - Academie voor Overheidsmanagement) and the Zwolle Occupational Health and Safety Union (ArboUnie-Zwiolle).
Jaap has been working at Nyenrode Business University since 1997. Executives and people with (a lot of) work experience are his target audience. Jaap's mission is to stimulate people, teams and organizations to further develop their added value for society as self-organizing, learning systems. He stimulates personal mastery and professionalism, being simple, vigilant, social and helpful in life in order to contribute to a sustainable society that is workable for all persons involved.
Jaap is an independent organizational coach and member of the Scientific Advisory Council (Wetenschappelijke Adviesraad) of the NSO-CNA Leadership Academy (NSO-CAN Leiderschapsacademie).
Stewardship of the small estate where Ellen (his wife) and Jaap are allowed to live in Joppe. A place that does not belong to them, but is available to them and to other invitees.