Leadership Pipeline vs Stratified Systems Theory

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Yolanda, South Africa

Leadership Pipeline vs Stratified Systems Theory

Has anyone done a scientific comparison between the two theories or tried to combined the 2 models? I would really be interested in seeing the results of such studies.


Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

Stratified Systems Theory

Here's a short description of stratified systems theory. This could help the discussion... Thanks.

Yolanda, South Africa


Elliott Jaques coined the SST. Below some references.
Jaques, Elliott. (1989). Requisite organization: the CEO's guide to creative - Structure and leadership. Arlington, va: Cason Hall & Co.
Jaques, Elliott and Cason, Kathryn. (1994). Human capability: a study of individual potential and its application. Arlington, va: Cason Hall & Co.
Jaques, Elliott and Clement, Stephen D. (1991). Executive leadership: a practical guide to managing complexity. Arlington, va: Cason Hall & Co.


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