Strategic Leadership Program Director Addresses Complex Problem-Solving

Larry Starr will speak at the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia’s Designing Leadership program.

Larry Starr spoke at the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia’s Designing Leadership program.

Larry Starr, director of PhilaU’s strategic leadership doctoral program, discussed decision-making in a volatile and complex world on Wednesday, March 22, as part of the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia’s Designing Leadership program.

“Leaders, administrators and managers need to be able to change their mindset and apply new methodologies and new tools,” said Starr, also director of strategic leadership executive education, research and consulting at PhilaU.

His session described and evaluated the capacity for complex problem-solving and decision-making by assessing paradoxical behavioral and nonlinear thinking styles. Starr also presented the methodology of third-generation design thinking for addressing organizational problems and opportunities.

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