Week-6 Please respond to both statements. 1. How can we help organizations, and not just individual leaders, become models of servanthood? Is it possibl

Please respond to both statements.

1.  How can we help organizations, and not just individual leaders, become models of servanthood?  Is it possible to practice servant leadership in a competitive corporate climate?

2.  After reflecting on all the leadership theories covered in this course, which one aligns most with your current leadership style? Why?

Week 6

February 9, 2022

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Quick Recap

Week 5 Assignments

Read Chapters 8 and 10

Week 5 Discussion Post

Upcoming Week Assignments

Read Chapters 12 and 13

Week 6 Discussion Post (Last one for this class)

Leadership Paper due 2/15 by 11:59 PM EST.

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(consult UC Dissertation Handbook)

Title Page

Chapter I. Introduction

Present purpose, roadmap and short summary on the importance of your topic and a short summary of the results

Chapter II. Literature Review

Summarize the information and data from your references

Chapter III. Analysis and Findings

Provide your own analysis of your topic anchored in fact and reason

Chapter IV. Summary, Discussion, and Implications

Summarize the meaning of your analysis

Reference Page

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Paper

Paper will be 15 – 20 double spaced pages on adult learning theories and leadership principles surrounding a leadership initiative within the student’s home institution or in an educational setting approved by the instructor.

Paper due: November 30, 2021

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Followership

Chapter 12

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Followership Overview

Followership Defined

Role Based and Relational Based Perspective

Types of Typology (Zalzenik & Kelley)

Theoretical Approaches to Followership

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Times are Changing

Traditional View of Leadership

Leader-Centric Process

Negative Connotation

Followership Defined

Process whereby an individual or individuals accept the influence of others to accomplish a common goal.

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Role-Based and Relational- Based Perspectives

Shared Moral Obligation

Followership Divided

Role Based

Focuses on followers in the typical roles or behaviors they exhibit while occupying a formal or informal position with a hierarchical system.

Relational Based

Focuses on the interpersonal process and one’s attempt to influence and the other person’s response to these influence attempts.

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Typologies of Followership

Zaleznik (1965)Kelly (1992)Chaleff (1995)Kellerman (2008)
WithdrawnAlienatedResourceIsolate
MasochisticPassiveIndividualistBystander
CompulsiveConformistImplementerParticipant
ImpulsivePragmatistPartnerActivist
ExemplaryDiehard

Table 12.1-Typologies of Followership

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The Zaleznik Typology (1965)

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The Kelley Typology (1992)

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Theoretical Approach to Followership

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Wrapping up Followership

New Perspective on Followership

Strengths & Weakness

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Leadership Ethics

Chapter 13

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Leadership Ethics Overview

Leadership Ethics Perspective

Ethical Theories

Principles of Ethical Leadership

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Leadership Ethics Description

Ethics

Is a derivative of the Greek word ethos, meaning customs, conduct, or character

Is concerned with the kinds of values and morals an individual or society ascribes as desirable or appropriate

Focuses on the virtuousness of individuals and their motives

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Leadership Ethics Description con’t

Ethical Theory

Provides a system of rules or principles as a guide in making decisions about what is right/wrong and good/bad in a specific situation

Provides a basis for understanding what it means to be a morally decent human being

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Ethical Theories

Ethical egoism (create greatest good for the leader)

Closely related to transactional leadership theories

Example: leader takes a political stand on an issue for no other reason than to get re-elected

Utilitarianism (create greatest good for greatest number)-maximize social benefit

Example: leader distributes scarce resources so as to maximize benefit to everyone, while hurting the fewest; preventive healthcare vs. catastrophic illnesses- Altruism (show concern for best interests of others)

Authentic transformational leadership is based on altruistic principles

Example: the work of Mother Theresa, who gave her entire life to help the poor

Self-Interests versus Interest of Others

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Ethics – is central to leadership because of:

The process of influence

The need to engage followers to accomplish mutual goals

The impact leaders have on establishing the organization’s values

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Principles of Ethical Leadership

Leader shall:

Treat other people’s values and decisions with respect

Allow others to be themselves with creative wants and desires

Approach others with a sense of unconditional worth and value individual differences

Leader behaviors:

Listens closely to followers

Is empathic

Is tolerant of opposing viewpoints

Treating others as ends (their own goals) rather than as means (to leaders’ personal goals)

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Principles of Ethical Leadership

Leaders have –

A duty to help others pursue their own legitimate interests and goals

To be stewards of the organization’s vision; in serving others they: clarify, nurture, and integrate the vision with, not for, organization members

An ethical responsibility to make decisions that are beneficial to their followers’ welfare

Follower-centered – Based on the altruistic principle of placing followers foremost in the leader’s plans

Leader behaviors

Mentoring

Empowerment

Team building

Citizenship

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Principles of Ethical Leadership

Leaders shall –

adhere to principles of distributive justice

Leader behaviors

All followers are treated in an equal manner

In special treatment/special consideration situations, grounds for differential treatment are clear, reasonable, and based on sound moral values

Ethical leaders are concerned with issues of fairness and justice; they place issues of fairness at the center of their decision making

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Leaders:

Are not deceptive

Tell the truth with a balance of openness and candor while monitoring what is appropriate to disclose in a particular situation

Honest leaders are authentic but also sensitive to the feelings and attitudes of others

Leader behaviors

Don’t promise what you can’t deliver

Don’t suppress obligations

Don’t evade accountability

Don’t accept “survival of the fittest” pressures

Acknowledge and reward honest behavior in the organization

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Principles of Ethical Leadership

Concern for common good means leaders cannot impose their will on others; they search for goals that are compatible with everyone.

Ethical Leaders & Followers

take into account purposes of everyone in the group, and

reach out beyond their own mutually defined goals to wider community

Leader behaviors

Takes into account purposes of everyone in the group

Is attentive to interests of the community and culture

Does not force others or ignore intentions of others

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