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.

Special Instructions:

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.

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