This article notes that one of the most important and challenging goals of higher education is to help students develop the integrity and strength of character that prepare them for leadership. Do you feel as though your experiences in higher education as a student have helped you become a more effective leader? The study by Dugan and Komives (2007) show what experiences matter in helping students develop leadership skills. Do your experiences as a student align with the recommendations given by Dugan and Komives (2007)? In other words, do you feel like your undergraduate institution followed the recommendations of Dugan and Komives (2007) to prepare students for leadership?please cite reading (author & date) in post. Incorporates ideas, experiences, opinions, and/or aspirations.
This article described shortfalls of authentic leadership theory. They content that although authenticity is a relational concept, it remains uncontextualized for those whose social identities set them apart from the majority within organizations and society (p. 394). Further, they offer several examples of their experiences on pages 398 to 402. I pose the question to you: Can you fully be your authentic self in your workplace or do stereotypes and assumptions associated with your identities create conditions where your authentic self might be a liability for you? Please cite this reading (author & date) in post. Incorporates ideas, experiences, opinions, and/or aspirations.