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Organizational Consultation XXXIII: Appreciative Leadership in the Sacred Domain
Most of the old notions about leadership were based on sacred perspectives regarding the world. A great leader is an …
The New Johari Window #15. Quadrant One and Internal Locus of Control
In Quad One, the fundamental issue regarding locus of control resides in the dynamics of individualism versus conformity. In American and Northern European societies, strong emphasis is often placed on individualism and the right—even obligation— of individuals to stake out their own distinctive identity. This individualistic imperative, in turn, requires the assumption of internal locus of control. We can’t stake out a distinctive public self, without believing that we can ignore or overcome our personal history, our present environment, and the expectations that other people place on us because of our social-economic class, gender, race, ethnic background and so forth. This individualism and internal locus of control is reinforced by the media (“self-made man”) and reward systems (“find the responsible party”)..
Four Assumptive Worlds of Psychopathy IV: The World of Social Deviation
Could the pathology be traced to the social structure or could the pathology be just a convenient social construction used by a specific society to discourage or thwart the display of certain behaviors?