The Ethical Educator

The Ethical Educator

Aug 19, 2015 Uncategorized by

 —— A. With your group, develop a brief synthesizing definition/description of Klenke’s (2007) authentic leadership model. Write the definition below. B. Klenke’s model has three identity constructs that each have three sub-constructs. Klenke has provided 9 propositions that give definition to the terms. Each team member will select two (2) different sub-constructs and propositions, then identify a person in the course materials (or your personal research for the course) who demonstrates actions/behaviors/character values/lifestyle that exemplifies or fails to exemplify the sub-construct and proposition. Self-Identity System Self-Awareness Proposition 1a: Authentic leaders have a greater sense of self-awareness than inauthentic leaders. Self-Efficacy Proposition 1b: A leader’s healthy and authentic self-identity is one in which the component subidentities are integrated. Self-Liking Proposition 1c: Authentic leaders have a more differentiated self-identity than less authentic leaders. (Klenke, 2007, p. 80) Leadership Identity System Leadership Self-Efficacy Proposition 2a: Authentic leaders have a stronger sense of leadership self-efficacy than inauthentic leaders. Leader Reputation Proposition 2b: Authentic leaders have stronger and more favorable reputations than inauthentic leaders. Leader Prototypicality Proposition 2c: Authentic leaders are more likely to assume the role of prototypical member than inauthentic leaders. (Klenke, 2007, p. 82). Spiritual Identity System Self-Disclosure Proposition 3a: Authentic leaders exhibit greater willingness and greater degrees of self-disclosure than inauthentic leaders. Self-transcendence Proposition 3b: Authentic leaders use ego or self-transcendental processes as exceptional responses to challenging circumstances (Parameshwar, 2005). Self-Sacrifice Proposition 3c: Authentic leaders are more likely to engage in self-sacrificing behaviors than inauthentic leaders. (Klenke, 2007, p. 87)

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