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Education Policy Fellowship Program

Leadership Issues

February 12, 2001
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kellogg Ctr., MSU

This session will examine several concepts about leadership and the challenges faced by leaders. The Fellows will explore some assumptions made about organizations through four frames and the use of metaphors. One of the resources used will be Four Frames of Leadership, by L.G. Bolman and T.E. Deal. The MBTI will also be used as a lens to examine leadership roles in organizations.

Leadership Learning Team Members

Bersheril Bailey, Robert Beard, Oren Christmas, Joan Garretson, Michelle Johnston, 
Jerri McClure, Lynn Pugsley, and Janette Shell

Session A:  Exploring the Political Dimensions of Leadership

  1. Reframing Organizations - Artistry, Choice, and Leadership

  2. Panel Discussion Addressing the Following Questions & Issues:
    • What is a Frame?
    • How Do Leaders Use Framing as a Tool?
    • Examples of Framing in Transactional & Transforming Leadership
    • The Presidency as a Case Study

  3. Determining Essential Leadership Skills to Successfully Navigate the Four Frames

  4. Group Discussion Using the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Children and 
    Family Fellowship Program's Leadership Feedback Questionnaire
Session B:  Taking the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) to the Next Step
  1. Introduction
  2. Problem Solving Scenario
  3. Pinpointing Specific Type Behaviors
  4. Looking at Type in Groups


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