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Self-directing and self-regulating

By: Robert van Noort - ; Source: Translation of ‘ Zelfsturing en zelfregulatie’ HRD Thema nr 1   11-29-2004

In this chapter I will define the terms self-directing en self-regulating. I will explore in depth the concept of self-regulating and the way in which this relates to ‘the new professional’.  I will elaborate on the article which I wrote together with Sasja Dirkse in 1998 for Opleiding & Ontwikkeling (O&O): 15 miljoen mensen op dit hele kleine stukje aarde; zelfsturing als sociaal gedrag (Van Noort & Dirkse-Hulscher, 1998). This deals with a number of postulates which offer a broader view on self-directing. A summary of this O&O-article is given in the box.