Directory of the Pre-Course Readings for the Course ‘Being a Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological/Phenomenological Model’, Texas A&M University, USA, June 2010
Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last revised: 31 Mar 2020
Date Written: December 31, 2016
What follows are instructions to access the six pdf files that contain the Pre-Course Assignments for our most recent leadership course "Being A Leader and The Effective Exercise Of Leadership: An Ontological/Phenomenological Model".
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.
Reading 1: Primarily contains quotes selected (with permission) from Warren Bennis & Robert Thomas, “Crucibles of Leadership” (2002).
Reading 2: Is “Education as Stretching the Mind” by Jamshed Bharucha (2008).
Reading 3: Is the "Course Leadership Project Assignment Part I".
Readings 1,2 and 3 are at this url: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2416455.
Reading 4: “Integrity: Without It Nothing Works” (an interview that serves as an introductory summary of our new model of integrity) http://ssrn.com/abstract=1511274.
Reading 5: “Integrity: A Positive Model that Incorporates the Normative Phenomena of Morality, Ethics and Legality - Abridged” http://ssrn.com/abstract=1542759.
Readings 6 and 7: Introductory Reading and “Course Leadership Project” Part II For
Being a Leader and The Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological / Phenomenological Modelhttp://ssrn.com/abstract=1585976.
Reading 8: Promises, Conditions and Rules of the Game for “Being a Leader and The Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological / Phenomenological Model” http://ssrn.com/abstract=3101480.
Reading 9: Course Administrative Matters For “Being a Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership: An Ontological / Phenomenological Model”
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
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