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LDR-503S Leading in the Organization: Curriculum

3 July 2019


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Leading in the Organization (3 July 2019)

Lesson 1: The Interactive Leader: Taking Care of People

Zigarelli, Michael. “Ten Leadership Theories in Five Minutes.” YouTube video, 5:04. “Steve Morgan,” 2014.

Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education. “Levels of Air Force Leadership.” In Volume II: Leadership, 8 August 2015. 

Goldfein, Gen Dave L. CSAF Focus Area: The Beating Heart of the Air ForceSquadrons. Washington, DC: Office of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, August 2016.

The Challenge Coin.” Profession of Arms Center of Excellence, n.d.

Schein, Edgar. H., “Defining Organizational Culture.” In Organizational CULTURE and LEADERSHIP. 4th ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2010. [Note: 2010 edition not available outside of course.  2004 edition available as eBook]

Yolitz, Maj Brian D., Organizational Change: Is the United States Air Force Doing It Right? Research Paper 97-0607E. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air Command and Staff College, 1997.

Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs. “Air Force Continues to Pursue Total Force Integration.”  Targeted News Service, 11 Mar 2016.

AG “Characteristics of the Four Generations in the Workplace.” YouTube video, 5:58. “AgCareers,” 29 November 2010.

Greenberg, Jerald and Baron, Robert A. "Communication in Organizations." In Behavior in Organizations. 9th ed. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, Pearson Education, Inc., 2008. [Note: Not available outside of course]

Headlee, Celeste. "10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation." TED video, 11:44. “TEDxCreativeCoast,” May 2015.

Kline, John A. “How To Give Winning Briefings.” Armed Forces Comptroller (Spring 2007).

"Five Basic Public Speaking Tips." YouTube video, 5.01. “Toastmasters International,” 7 May 2012.

"We shall fight on the beaches - Winston Churchill." YouTube video, 2:00. “Paul Thewliss,” 17 November 2013.

"Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have A Dream Speech." YouTube video, 5:17. “Ilya Gokadze,” 28 August 2013.

"We Choose to go to the Moon." YouTube video, 2:11. “PointsofOriginII,” 7 October 2007.

"Ronald Reagan: Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!" YouTube video, 2:03. “NRCC Communications,” 12 June 2013.

Funny Motivational Video Teamwork at its Best. Together Everyone Achieves More Animated.” YouTube Video, 1:22. “Bjorn Formosa,” 6 April 2014.

Marquet, David. “How Great Leaders Serve Others.”  YouTube vide, 18:04. “TEDx Talks,” 21 June 2012.

Military Leading Civilians: Avoiding Common Mistakes.” FederalTimes, 26 November 2014.

Emelander, Stan. “On the Job with Emotional Intelligence.” Defense AT&L, March-April 2013.

Grant, Adam. “The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence.” The Atlantic, 2 January 2014.

Chatfield, Alan. “BMP #1: The Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing Model of Team Development and When To Use It.” YouTube video, 14:55. “Life’s Too Good,”16 March 2012.

Latour, Sharon M., and Vicki J. Rast. "Dynamic Followership: The Prerequisite for Effective Leadership." Air & Space Power Journal Vol XVIII, no. 4 (Winter 2004).

Lackey, COL James E., Gene Kamena, and COL Paul Calvert. “Millennials and Transformational Leaders: A Winning Team for the Future – Part 1 of 2.” Fires Bulletin, November-December, 2010.

Lackey, COL James E., Gene Kamena, and COL Paul Calvert. “Millennials and Transformational Leaders: A Winning Team for the Future – Part II of II.” Fires Bulletin, January-February, 2011.

Leonhard, Gerd. "Digital Transformation: Are you Ready for Exponential Change?" YouTube video, 3:59. “Gerd Leonhard,” 11 May 2016.

How the Cyberspace Battle Could Decide Your Future.” YouTube video, 2:01. “Fox News,” 5 April 2016.

Freedberg, Sydney J. “National Guard Fights For Cyber Role In 2015 Budget.” Breaking Defense. 5 February 2014.

Fiorello, 1st Lt Lori. “960th Cyberspace Operations Group Adds Squadron.” 960th Cyberspace Operations Group Public Affairs. 3 April 2014.

Corrin, Amber. “Air Force Launches First Cyberspace Weapons System.” C4ISRNET. 20 January 2016.

Runk, Kim. “Leading Culture Change in the NWS.” YouTube video, 16:09. “NWS Training Center,” 13 December 2013.

Spain, Major Everett S.P. "Managing Expectations While Leading Change." Military Review LXXXVII, no. 2 (March-April 2007): 74-85.

Lesson 2: The Engaged Leader/Manager

Pearson, David. “Continuous Process Improvement Within DoD.” Defense AT&L 36, no. 4 (July-August 2007): 31-33.

Continuous Process Improvement Program - Non Caption.” YouTube video, 10:47. “Defense Logistics Agency.” 8 May 2012.

Briding, Col A.J., “Matrix Wings: Continuous Process Improvement an Operator Can Love.” Air and Space Power Journal 30, no. 3 (Fall 2016): 9-22.

Hasik, James. “Defense Entrepreneurship: How to Build Institutions for Innovation Inside the Military.” Joint Force Quarterly 81 (2nd Quarter, April 2016): 112-117.

Barno, David and Bensahel, Nora. “The Pentagon’s Virtuous Insurgency.War on the Rocks, 18 October 2016.

Le Saint, Colonel Jean-Patrice. “Innovation in the USAF.” Leading Edge: Air Power in Theory & Practice, 16 June 2015.

Every Dollar Counts – Around the Air Force – 15 April 2013.” YouTube video, 4:33. “AirForceTV,” 15 April 2013.

Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Discusses Airmen Powered by Innovation Program.” YouTube video, 1:02. “United States Air Force,” 22 January 2015.

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst – Airmen Powered by Innovation.” YouTube video, 2:49. “United States Air Force,” 13 February 2015.

Sinek, Simon. “Simon Sinek on What Makes the United States Air Force So Innovative.” YouTube video, 2:03. “Capture Your Flag,” 11 April 2011.

David, Lassiter. “Leadership: Facing Moral and Ethical Dilemmas.” The Center for Business and Ethics at Loyola Marymount University, 2004.

Associated Press. “US Air Force Officials Say ‘Culture of Fear' Led to Nuclear-­Force Cheating Scandal.The Guardian, 31 January 2014.

Straw, Joseph. “Nine Air Force nuclear commanders relieved of their duties after massive cheating scandal.” New York Daily News. 28 March 2014.

Lowther, Adam. “A Year Later: Responding to Problems in the ICBM Force.Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 12 February 2015.

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