Leadership Can Be Taught: A Bold Approach for a Complex World

by Sharon Daloz Parks. Harvard Business School Publishing, 2005.

This book offers an educational model to teach leadership through case-in-point learning, developed by Ronald Heifetz (author of Leadership Without Easy Answers). Different from a case study, case-in-point learning involves present time responses to class room dynamics.


case-in-point learning

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Build a more diverse set of responses for moments when one isn't sure what step to take by applying case-in-point learning.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim is president of the Indianapolis Center for Congregations – of which the CRG is a program. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation Learns.

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