Sensible Leadership: Human Centered, Insightful and Prudent

I Towards a Sensible Leadership ModelLeadership for the 21st CenturyThe Paradox of LeadershipFrom Idealization to DisappointmentThe High Demands of LeadershipSensemaking: Deciphering the Organizational ContextRelating: Establishing and Cultivating RelationshipsVisioning.- Proposing a VisionInventing.- The Audacity to Take Risks and InnovateThe Core: Building TrustAction and Reflection LeadershipNoteReferencesEffective LeadershipTrait Theory: Personal Qualities Determine Leaders’ EffectivenessTheory of Behavior: Leaders’ Effectiveness Shows in What They DoSituational Leadership Theory: Leader Effectiveness Depends on the CircumstancesHersey and Blanchard ModelThe Vroom-Jago ModelReferencesA Model of Sensible LeadershipInfluenceSensible LeadershipInsight to Perceive and Interpret the EnvironmentPrudence in the Exercise of LeadershipIntegral LeadershipEthical LeadershipReferencesII Influence in Sensible LeadershipTrust: The Heart of the Leader-Followers RelationshipCreating a Work Environment Based on TrustThe Pillars of TrustAsymmetry in the Leader–Follower RelationshipThe Value of TrustHow to Build TrustCaring about Loss of TrustThe Limits of TrustNoteReferencesMeaning, Engagement and MotivationMeaning and Purpose at WorkMeaning in Human Interaction: Working For Others and With OthersHow to Care for MeaningEngagement and CommitmentMotivation: Extrinsic and IntrinsicExtrinsic MotivationIntrinsic MotivationLeadership and ProductivityThe Full Range Leadership Model: Different Forms of InfluenceTransactional LeadershipTransformational Leadership“Laissez-faire” or Lenient LeadershipPerformance and Self-EfficacyFacilitating AchievementRecognizing a Job Well DoneSelf-EfficacyToxic EmotionsNotesReferencesThe Management of Power and Political Processes of Sensible LeadersFormal PowerSubtle PowerThe Six Principles of PersuasionThe Principle of Mutual Appreciation (“Liking”)The Principle of ReciprocityThe Principle of AffinityThe Principle of ConsistencyThe Principle of AuthorityThe Scarcity PrincipleNotesReferencesInfluence through CommunicationLeading is CommunicatingStorytelling and Effective CommunicationsCommunication and Interpersonal RelationsVirtual Communication and the Loss of the Human MomentCommunication Happens in Many WaysWords: Verbal CommunicationNonverbal CommunicationsImages: “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words”Action: “By their Deeds, They Shall be Known”ReferencesConflict Management and Negotiation Talent: Two Essential Leadership SkillsThe Inevitability of ConflictsRational and Emotional Dimensions of ConflictSources and Stages in a Conflict ProcessSources of ConflictCommunication ProblemsStructural VariablesPersonal VariablesStages in a ConflictFunctional and Dysfunctional ConflictsConflict Resolution StrategiesAvoiding StrategyCompeting StrategyAccommodating StrategyCompromising StrategyCollaborating StrategyNegotiation: The Civilized Way of Dealing with ConflictNegotiation StyleNegotiation StrategyThe Negotiation ProcessPreparing the NegotiationSome Negotiating TacticsNotesReferencesIII The Sensible LeaderRelationship with FollowersEmotional IntelligencePersonal CharacteristicsSelf-knowledge: Openness and AuthenticitySelf-management: Measured BehaviorSelf-motivationInteractions with OthersEmpathySocial Talent: Managing RelationshipsEmotions in LeadershipManaging the Organizational CultureGenerating Self-confidence, Security and OptimismCommunicating Shared Organizational Mission in an Engaging WayFostering Change and InnovationInformation ProcessingDecision-makingThe Social Intelligence ModelLeaders Need To Be Aware of their LimitationsReferencesPolitical Forces at Work in the OrganizationDecisions as a Political ProcessDecisions as a Negotiation ProcessReferencesSocial Dimension of ManagementRelationships with EmployeesRelationships with CustomersRelationships with SuppliersRelationships with the CommunityRelationships with ShareholdersNoteReferencesIntegral Sensible LeadershipThe Life-Work ContinuumWork-Life Integration TodayReferencesThe Sensible Leader is an Ethical LeaderPreparing to Be a Leader: Cultivating Moral ReasoningValue-based LeadershipService-oriented LeadershipNotesReferences
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