Directory of the Pre-Course Readings for the Course ‘Being a Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological / Phenomenological Model’ – Dartmouth Medical School, NH, USA, June, 2012
Michael C. Jensen
Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), Inc.; Harvard Business School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)
Kari L. Granger
Center For Character and Leadership Development
Landmark Worldwide LLC; Vanto Group
Wiley W. (Chip) Souba, MD, ScD, MBA
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
January 27, 2012
What follows are links to the pdf files that contain the Pre-Course Readings and Course Materials for our leadership course "Being A Leader and The Effective Exercise Of Leadership: An Ontological / Phenomenological Model" that was taught June 20-22 and 25-27, 2012 at Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA. This course is still in development and will be for several more years. You will find that these links are regularly updated consistent with the most recent course.
The promise of the course is to leave participants actually being leaders and exercising leadership effectively as their natural self expression, and for the course to contribute to creating a new science of leadership.
Pre-Course Readings 1 and 2: This document (compiled by Erhard, Jensen and Granger) comprises the first and second Pre-Course reading assignments for the course. "The Transformational Experiences That Leave Ordinary People Being Leaders" (primarily contains quotes selected, with permissions, from Warren Bennis & Robert Thomas, "Crucibles of Leadership" (2002) regarding "crucibles", with commentary by us) and "Education as Stretching the Mind" by Jamshed Bharucha (2008). Download this pre-course reading at this url: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2416455
Pre-Course Reading 3: Integrity: Without It Nothing Works (Interview of Jensen by Karen Christensen). Download this pre-course reading at this url: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1511274
Pre-Course Reading 4: Integrity: A Positive Model that Incorporates the Normative Phenomena of Morality, Ethics, and Legality - Abridged (by Erhard, Jensen and Zaffron). Download this pre-course reading at this url: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1542759
Pre-Course Reading 5: Introductory Reading for Being a Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological/Phenomenological Model (by Erhard, Jensen, Zaffron and Granger). Download this pre-course reading at this url: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1585976
In addition to the pre-course readings above, the full set of course materials including the Slide-Deck Textbook and other course materials for the most current Leadership Course can be found at:
Course Materials for: Being a Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership - An Ontological/Phenomenological Model (by Erhard, Jensen, Zaffron and Granger) http://ssrn.com/abstract=1263835
If you are interested in reading about the teaching method used in this course please see our Chapter 16 in: Scott Snook, Nitin Nohria, Rakesh Khurana, Editors "The Handbook For Teaching Leadership" Sage Publications, 2011: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1681682
Date posted: January 3, 2012 ; Last revised: May 6, 2014
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