Model 2 Overview: Looks at the different cultural ideas about leadership in emergencies as opposed to in development work.
By the end of this module, students will be able to:
1.Assess the way assumptions about leadership types affect structures and narratives.
2.Analyze different perspectives on leadership and organizational structures for crisis and non-crisis times.
- Consider the role of staffing in transitions between humanitarian and development work
Please discuss the readings in the context of the course topic, your experiences.You can make comments or ask questions, as well as responding to what your classmates say.
Do leadership qualities change in emergencies as opposed to development?
What preconceptions affect the way that leaders are chosen?
This discussion requires two posts, an initial post and two response post. Later in the day will need to respond to two other posting. 100 words each so a total of 200 in responses to two other students. Total of 850- 950 words in discussion post, reference not included in the word counting. I will upload the required pdfs.
Read the following
Knox Clarke, Paul. “Who’s in charge here?: A literature review of approaches to leadership in humanitarian operations (Links to an external site.)” ALNAP 2013.
Buchanan-Smith, M and Scriven, K. “Leadership in Action: Leading Effectively in Humanitarian Operations (Links to an external site.)” ALNAP 2011.
t’ Hart, Paul, Uriel Rosenthal, and Alexander Kouzmin. “Crisis Decision Making: The Centralization Thesis Revisited” Administration & Society 1993 25: 12 pp 12-45
subject: Masters Social Science
including the discussion post, to add on you can also talk bout what you find really intreseting or questions that kept you engaged in the reading.
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