Eight Buddhist Methods for Leaders


Leadership is a concept that has intrigued and puzzled researchers for centuries. Studies to address its complexities remain a hot topic of debate and controversy. In an attempt to create a productive workforce, leaders universally strive to adopt effective leadership practices to advance their work. Research of the Noble Eightfold Path, which includes right understanding, right thought, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, and right concentration, may serve as a conduit to broaden an individual’s understanding of the importance of leadership. Incorporating these methods could assist any individual in maximizing his or her leadership potential regardless of personal religious affiliation.

This publication has been peer reviewed.
Publication Type: 
Journal Article
Linda Atkinson & Jerelyn Duncan
Year of Publication: 
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
Journal of Organizational Learning & Leadership
Date Published: 
Friday, November 1, 2013

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