Recognize social and economic pressures for
change in todays organizations.
Implement the eight-stage model of planned major
change and use everyday strategies for gradual
Use techniques of communicat
Designing and Leading a Learning
Trace the evolution of leadership through four eras to the
learning leadership required in many organizations today.
Recognize how leaders build learning organizations through
Shaping Culture and Values
Understand why shaping culture is a critical function of
Recognize the characteristics of an adaptive, as opposed to
an unadaptive, culture.
Understand and apply how leaders shape cult
Creating Vision and Strategic
Explain the relationship among vision, mission,
strategy, and implementation mechanisms.
Create your personal leadership vision.
Use the common themes of powerful visions in
Leadership Power and Influence
Recognize your natural leadership frame of
reference and how you can expand your
Use power and politics to help accomplish
important organizational goals.
Identify types and sourc
Developing Leadership Diversity
Apply an awareness of the dimensions of diversity
and multicultural issues in your everyday life.
Encourage and support diversity to meet
Consider the role of cultural v
Turn a group of individuals into a collaborative
team that achieves high performance through
shared mission and collective responsibility.
Develop and apply the personal qualities of
effective team leadership
Act as a communication champion rather than just as an
Use key elements of effective listening and understand why
listening is important to leadership communication.
Motivation and Empowerment
Recognize and apply the difference between
intrinsic and extrinsic rewards.
Motivate others by meeting their higher-level
Apply needs-based theory of motivation.
Implement individual and sys
Recognize your followership style and take steps
to become a more effective follower.
Understand the leaders role in developing
Apply the principles of effective followership,
Courage and Moral Leadership
Combine a rational approach to leadership with a
concern for people and ethics.
Recognize your own stage of moral development
and ways to accelerate your moral maturation.
Apply the principles of
Leadership Mind and Heart
Recognize how mental models guide your
behavior and relationships.
Engage in independent thinking by staying
mentally alert, thinking critically, and being mindful
rather than mindless.
The Leader as an Individual
Identify major personality dimensions and
understand how personality influences leadership
and relationships within organizations.
Clarify your instrumental and end values, and
recognize how value
Understand how leadership is often contingent on people
Apply Fiedlers contingency model to key relationships
among leader style, situational favorability, and group task
Traits, Behaviors, and
Identify personal traits and characteristics that are
associated with effective leaders.
Recognize autocratic versus democratic
leadership behavior and the impact of each.
Know the distin
What Does It Mean to Be a
Understand the full meaning of leadership and see
the leadership potential in yourself and others.
Recognize and facilitate the six fundamental
transformations in todays organizations and