15.317 | Summer 2009 | Graduate

Organizational Leadership and Change

Part II


1 A different lens on leadership


Ratatouille, directed by Brad Bird ad Jan Pinkava, 2007.

Consider: Who is taking leadership? When, how? Pay particular attention to Remy and Linguini and how they developed they leadership competencies.

2 Leadership fears

Leitschuh, Cheryl. “Leaders and the Four Fatal Fears.” (PDF) Nielson Report 6, no. 4 (2006): 1–3. 

Kets de Vries, Manfred F. R. “The Dangers of Feeling Like a Fake.” Harvard Business Review Magazine, September 2005.

3 Leading stakeholders with diverse interests

Dominguez, Cari. “Views from the EEOC: Generational Diversity.” Diversity & the Bar, July/August 2003.

Alsop, Ron. “The ‘Trophy Kids’ Go to Work.” The Wall Street Journal (October 21, 2008).

4 Leading high performance teams and final class prep  
5 Leading transformational change

Fairholm, Matthew R. “Leading from the Middle: The Power and Influence of Middle Leaders.” The Public Manager 30, no. 4 (2001). (PDF)


Schein, Edgar H. Chapters 12 and 13 in Organizational Culture and Leadership. Jossey-Bass, 2010. ISBN: 9780470190609.

6 A reflection of your LGO leadership journey  

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