Exploring Leadership For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference, Student Workbook

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/6/2013
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Get the most out of Exploring Leadership.

This workbook offers students an avenue for deeply applying the content of Exploring Leadership, Third Edition in their efforts to develop their leadership skills. Aligned with the Facilitation and Activity Guide, it includes guided activities, discussion questions, journal prompts, and space for reflective writing.

Author Biography

Wendy Wagner is the former coordinator of the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs. She is the coauthor of the Handbook for Student Leadership Development, Second Edition and Leadership for a Better World, both published by Jossey-Bass.

Daniel T. Ostick is the coordinator for leadership curriculum development and academic partnerships for the Adele H. Stamp Student Union – Center for Campus Life at the University of Maryland. He is a chapter author in the Handbook for Student Leadership Development, Second Edition and a contributor to Leadership for a Better World.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

About the Authors xi

Introduction xiii

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Leadership 1

Activity 1 Leadership Paradigm Continuum 3

Activity 2 Leaders and Leadership Behaviors 4

Activity 3 Reflecting on Leadership 5

Activity 4 Five Follower Competencies 6

Chapter 2 The Changing Nature of Leadership 10

Activity 1 Myths About Leadership 12

Activity 2 Leadership Metaphors 14

Activity 3 Generations of Leadership Theories 15

Chapter 3 The Relational Leadership Model 18

Activity 1 Reflecting on Leadership 20

Activity 2 Develop a Vision Based on Values 23

Activity 3 Connecting Ethics to Leadership 24

Activity 4 Concept Map for Ethics and Leadership 26

Activity 5 Personal Reflection on Ethics 28

Activity 6 Bases of Power 29

Chapter 4 Understanding Yourself 32

Activity 1 Understanding Your Talents 34

Activity 2 Talents in Action 38

Activity 3 What aboutWeaknesses? 39

Activity 4 Values in Action (VIA) Exploration 41

Activity 5 Personal Vision Statement 42

Activity 6 Leading Change Skills Self-Assessment 43

Chapter 5 Understanding Others 48

Activity 1 Understanding the Complexity of

Identity 50

Activity 2 Gender Influences on Leadership 52

Activity 3 Cultural Influences on Leadership 54

Activity 4Case Studies of Unassertive, Assertive,

and Aggressive Communication 55

Chapter 6 Leading with Integrity 60

Activity 1 Values Continuum 62

Activity 2 Ethical Assumptions about Leadership 64

Activity 3 Ethical Decision Making 67

Activity 4 Organizational Ethical Audit 69

Chapter 7 Being in Communities 71

Activity 1 Privilege ‘‘Walk’’ 73

Activity 2 Effective Communities 76

Chapter 8 Interacting in Teams and Groups 78

Activity 1 Tuckman’s Touch Points 80

Activity 2 Adjourning and the Role of the Leader 81

Activity 3 Experience with Group Norms 83

Activity 4 Hieroglyphics 84

Activity 5 Drawing Conflict 85

Activity 6 Behavior-Feelings-Reason 86

Activity 7 Group Decision-Making Approaches 88

Activity 8 Roles in Teams and Groups 91

Activity 9 Team Action Toolkit 95

Chapter 9 Understanding Complex

Organizations 99

Activity 1 Flipping the Pyramid 101

Activity 2 Organizational Analysis 102

Activity 3 Campus Culture Survey 103

Activity 4 Enhancing Organizational Learning 104

Activity 5 The FiveWhys 107

Chapter 10 Understanding Change 109

Activity 1 Personal Change Inventory 111

Activity 2 Change Quotations 112

Activity 3 Stages of Change and the Relational

Leadership Model 113

Chapter 11 Strategies for Change 115

Activity 1 Social Change Model of Leadership 117

Activity 2 Social Justice Advocacy 123

Activity 3 Narrowing Your Passions and Building

Coalitions 124

Activity 4 Headlines 125

Activity 5 Words CreateWorlds 126

Activity 6 The Power of Stories 127

Chapter 12 Thriving Together 130

Activity 1 Well-BeingWorksheet 132

Activity 2 Reflect on Renewal and Balance 133

Activity 3 Savoring the Good 134

Activity 4 Creating a Spiritual Development Plan 135

Final Thoughts 137

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