Leadership education does not occur in a vacuum. Meta messages about how leaders should behave and how they can succeed are at least as important as the content of the lectures, trainings and readings a leadership candidate undertakes. Through immersion in Nordic culture and values, Scholars are surrounded with societal messaging about personal autonomy coupled with societal responsibility, about collaboration and human-centered decision making.
“There is a research tradition surrounding leadership, which is based on individuals being gradually and unconsciously imprinted with values and beliefs on how leaders should behave and what characteristics a leader candidate must possess.”
- Nordic Leadership, Analysis No. 2/2018 The Nordic Council of Ministers