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Leadership for a Better World : Understanding the Social Change Model of Leadership Development.

Author: Susan R Komives; Wendy Wagner
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book offers an approachable student textbook that engages the reader in understanding the nature of social change and the dimensions of leadership that help one become an effective change agent. The text includes case studies, reflection questions, and learning activities to help facilitate engagement with the Social Change Model of Leadership Development that is at the core of the book. Written and edited by  Read more...
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Komives, Susan R.
Leadership for a Better World : Understanding the Social Change Model of Leadership Development.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan R Komives; Wendy Wagner
ISBN: 9781118454688 1118454685 9781118454732 1118454731
OCLC Number: 796384374
Description: 1 online resource (498 pages)
Contents: Leadership for a Better World: Understanding the Social Change Model of Leadership Development; Contents; About the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs; Preface; The Social Change Model of Leadership Development; Goals of the Social Change Model; Introducing the Seven C's; The Ensemble; The SCM Book Project; Purpose of the SCM Book; Focus of the Book; Personal Reflection; Our Collaborative Process; References; Acknowledgments; About the Authors and Editors; Part 1: Social Change and the Social Change Model of Leadership Development; References; 1: What Is Social Change? Chapter OverviewWhat is Meant by Social Change?; Social Change Addresses the Root Causes of Problems; Social Change Is Collaborative; Social Change Is Not Simple; Why Get Involved in Social Change?; A Personal Connection to the Problem; A Connection to Others; Interconnectedness of Community Problems; Satisfaction Derived from Making a Difference; But I'm Not a Hero, I'm Just a Regular Person; Possible Pitfalls in Social Change; Socially Responsible Leadership; Social Change and Leadership; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; Journal Probes; On Becoming; Learning through Experience; References. 2: An Overview of the Social Change Model of Leadership DevelopmentChapter Overview; A New Approach to Leadership; The Social Change Model of Leadership Development; Society/Community Values; Group Values; Individual Values; Interactions in the Social Change Model; Implementing the Social Change Model; Social Change on Campus; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; Journal Probes; On Becoming; Learning through Experience; References; 3: Applying the Social Change Model: A Case Study Approach; Putting the Model to Work; Planning for Change; Using a Case Study; Introduction to the Case Studies. Case Study #1: An Inconvenient TruthBackground of Case Study #2: Starving for Attention; Background of Case Study #3: Clear Haziness; Zoom In; References; 4: Change; Chapter Overview; Transformative Change; Individual Change; Group Change; Kotter's Process of Creating Major Change; Community/Society Change; New Approaches to Change: Understanding Networked Systems; A Fragmented View of Organizations; A Networked or Systems View of Organizations; Three Approaches to Change; Resistance to Change; Connection to the Other C's; Conclusion; Discussion Questions; Journal Probes; On Becoming. Learning through ExperienceApplying the Case Studies; Zoom In: Starving for Attention; Zoom In: Clear Haziness; References; Part 2: Societal/Community Values; References; 5: Citizenship; Chapter Overview; Definition of Citizenship; Civic Roots in the United States; What Citizenship Looks Like; Community Defined; The Processes of Community Engagement; Engaging in Citizenship; Social Capital; Awareness of the Issues and Community History; Empowerment; Empathy; Multicultural Citizenship; An Understanding of Community Development; Coalitions; The New Look of Citizenship; Global Citizenship.

Abstract:

This book offers an approachable student textbook that engages the reader in understanding the nature of social change and the dimensions of leadership that help one become an effective change agent. The text includes case studies, reflection questions, and learning activities to help facilitate engagement with the Social Change Model of Leadership Development that is at the core of the book. Written and edited by some of the country's most recognized and active scholars and educators in student leadership, the book has been field-tested by leadership faculty.
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