levels of maturity.
successive stage or action-logic corresponds to the leader’s increasing maturity, awareness and effectiveness.
to choose developmental goals, expand awareness and identify areas of focus for learning and behavioral change.
What is of particular significance in today’s world is that the MAP results indicate levels of leadership development and self-mastery, measures directly relating to leading effectively in complex environments.
One of the sources of the MAP’s power is its face-validity, the degree to which it makes sense to leaders and experienced managers, offering them a means to better understand themselves, those around them and the world. Further the MAP offers a specific language by which individuals and group can describe their own personal development and that of others.
This awareness can lead to learning, growth, transformation, and more effective decision- making and timely action.
Through 30 years of research, Harvard-educated Dr. Susanne Cook-Greuter developed the Leadership Development Framework (LDF). In doing so she enhanced and expanded the potential application of the Washington University Sentence Completion Test (WUSCT) of Jane Loevinger, a pioneer in Ego Development, to create the MAP. For many years, William Torbert and Cook-Greuter collaborated to enhance elements of the MAP.
Dr. Sandra M. Martínez is a certified developmental coach and is certified to score and debrief the MAP in both English and Spanish.