Modeling the Way
According to Kouzes and Posner, leaders must clarify their values and set a good example in order to model the way for their followers.
The essentials of clarifying values include:
- Find your voice.
- Affirm shared values.
The essentials of setting the example include:
- Personify the shared values.
- Teach others to model the way.
Select one essential of clarifying values and one of setting the example, and explain what each means to you.
- If you are in (or have been in) a leadership role, describe how your leadership behavior exemplified the practice of modeling the way. Note: Your leadership experience may have been outside the workplace.
- If you have not been in any type of leadership role, describe how you witnessed a leader of yours exemplifying the practice of modeling the way.
Create a 1 page essay in APA Format according to the instructions above. Use 2 academically reviewed sources for references. Be sure to utilize in-text citations.