Intuition in the level model

Intuition in the Level Model

Science & Practice



Managing directors

Intuition, Innovation and value orientation combined with the level model

The Book: „Intuition in the Level Model“ is about to complete the holistic view of personality development. I relate the three cardinal virtues for managers to constant, dynamic change.

Our human life is driven by constant change and pushes us forward into new dimensions. Also driven by the question: Why are we so different? Why does is seem like some people change all the time and some people not at all? Well, it’s all a question of perspective, process, and value orientation. Through human reactions to living conditions, certain value systems arise to react to living conditions. This, in turn, results in new value systems and new behaviors that determine our actions until the living conditions change again and a reaction must take place. This development can be presented as a process or as a model. For this purpose, Professor Graves has developed a model that can be used to describe various value systems that build upon one another.

In the course of human history, eight different value systems have emerged (seven of which I will describe here). Each system has developed from the respective problems and challenges of the previous level. And it will constantly develop further in the future because of permanent change. So, you can say that every new level contains a new solution strategy in handling former living conditions.

Every value system reflects how people think and provides information on why people and systems behave this way. In this way, action-oriented values can be included, and new ways of thinking and behavior can be derived.

You can find more here

Chapter 1.5, pages 30-38: Article by Hesselmann, Ursula: „Intuition, innovation and value orientation in connection with the level model“,

In: Nagel, Kurt; Rothacker Udo; Schrumpf Ronald: „Intuition, innovation and value orientation – The three cardinal virtues for today’s managers“, first edition 2015, Publisher Science & Practice; ISBN: 978-3-89673-694-9

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