Concepts from OS 201
unpredictable external phenomena external/phenomena are constantly disturbing
and disrupting the system.
World control is impossible
Complex open systems- constantly changing
A change in one place can have a rip
invention vs. innovation
o Invention: coming up with something new and putting the idea out there
Means to create something new
Innovation: is getting that idea being adopted and being used
we observe that a group or community has adopted a new practice
Functionscriticalforsystemviabilityo clientsneedsarebeingmeto The
Why Study leadership?
Reading: American citizens and American democracy was characterized by a
particular society to associate themselves in and get big things done that they
couldn't get done on there own
England- most things done in an aristroc
Case Discussion: Presidential Leadership
What you believe is the best and most effective type of exercise for this class?
Setting the Stage: Value
We have spoken about 4 or 5 aspects that highlight leadership
What do you think the most important
someone who has power and authority- we default to this definition when we
think of leadership
big organizations concentrate power and authority and give a few people the
ability to make decisions
its is important to know how those deci
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Exchanging things with others for mutual benefit. Built around the
idea of trust.
o Specific: Ill do this for you if you do this for me (Tit for Tat)
o Generalized: Ill do this for you without expecting
In my experiences prior to this course, I believed opportunities for leadership
were found in ones ability to take initiative, operate outside of their comfort level, and be
a role model in the pursuit of a positive change. Stated in my first leadership j
ORG 201 MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE
Leadership is earned
We dont know how to teach people to be good leaders. We provide some suggestions and opportunities. We offer
learning opportunities. We cannot teach leadership. We wish we could
Thinking about Leaders
ORG Studies 201
September 30, 2014
Individual Problem Memo
Approaching a societal problem requires effective leadership. Leaders can work to
identify problems through processes that incorporate small wins and innova
Goals and Objectives
As a group of students at the University of Michigan, stress is something that we
are all too familiar with. With stress affecting nearly every student at one point or
another, our goal is to reduce stress on campus. We will accomplis
What is leadership?
Two very different examples from the readings. Moquivellie and USvsIndians
Huge amount of success is matching individual styles and skills of leadership to
Skill and matching challenge is key. Thinking about what we
The transactional view of leadership
Transaction view of leadership that leadership isnt a feature of a person or
situation but a process that is fundamental social that leaders interact
Process of influence that runs two ways without thinking about the
1.9/8: King, John L., Thinking About Leadership, from CTools.
2. 9/10: Weick, Karl. 1984. Small Wins: Redefining the scale of social problems.
American Psychologist 39(1): 40-49.
3. 9/10: Mintzberg, Henry. 1987. Crafting Strategy. Harvard