Collaborative Leadership: A Field Theory for Architectural Practice

Apr 06, 2015

This paper outlines a field theory on collaborative leadership competencies for architects in order to provide a framework by which the profession can subsequently develop tools for leadership development. This theory encompasses six knowledge domains:
Design Knowledge
Context Knowledge
Systems Knowledge
Management Knowledge
Emotional Knowledge
Ethical Knowledge

This presentation offers a personal evaluation tool for architects to determine their competencies across the six knowledge domains in order to become more effective leaders of collaborative teams.

Ryan Smith (University of Utah)
Erin Carraher (University of Utah)
Presented at: 
ARCC 2015 Conference – The FUTURE of Architectural Research (Chicago, IL)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC)
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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