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Leadership and Command I (28 August 2019)

Lesson 1: Leadership Foundations

Rierson, Richard. “What is Leadership?” YouTube video, 12:44.   “Richard Rierson,” 14 July 2014.    

Curtis E. LeMay Center for Doctrine Development and Education. "Levels of Air Force Leadership" in Volume II, Leadership, 8 August 2015.

Currie, Col Karen, “Leadership Concepts.” In Air Force Leadership Study: The Need for Deliberate Development.  Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, February 2012.

Northouse, Peter Guy. “Leader-Member Exchange Theory.” In Leadership: Theory and Practice, 6th ed.   Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2013.  (Note: Free edition available for download by creating account at Academia.edu.)

Waddell, Col Donald E. “A Situational Leadership Model for Military Leaders.” Airpower Journal 8, no. 1 (Fall 1994): 29-42.  

Spears, Larry C. “On Character and Servant-Leadership: Ten Characteristics of Effective, Caring Leaders.” The Journal of Virtues and Leadership 1, no.1 (2010): 25-30.

Potter, Earl  H. III, and William E. Rosenbach. "Followers as Partners: Ready When the Time Comes" In Military Leadership:  In Pursuit of Excellence.  Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1992. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Latour, Lt Col Sharon M., and Lt Gen (ret.) Bradley C. Hosmer. “Emotional Intelligence Implications for All United States Air Force Leaders.” Air and Space Power Journal 16, no. 4 (Winter 2002): 27-36.

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

Doty, Lt Col (ret) Joe and MSgt Jeff Fenlason.   “Narcissism and Toxic Leaders.” Military Review 93, no. 1 (January-February 2013): 55-60.

Kamena, Gene, and Colonel Eric Smith. “Understanding: The Value of Reflection.” Faculty Paper. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air War College, 2011.

16 Personalities. “NERIS Type Explorer.” NERIS Analytics, n.d.

Coleman, Stephen. Military Ethics: An Introduction with Case Studies. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Dempsey, Gen Martin E. “America’s Military: A Profession of Arms White Paper.” Washington, D.C.: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 23 February 2012.

Mattox, John Mark, “Values Statements and the Profession of Arms.” Joint Forces Quarterly 68 (1st Quarter 2013): 59-63.

The Ethics Resource Center. “The PLUS Decision Making Model.” Arlington, VA: n.d. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Ludwig, Dean C., and Clinton O. Longenecker. “The Bathsheba Syndrome: The Ethical Failure of Successful Leaders.” Journal of Business Ethics 12, (1993): 265- 273.

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs. 14 March 2017. “U.S. Navy Admiral and Eight Other Officers Indicted for Trading Classified Information in Massive International Fraud and Bribery Scheme.”

Szoldra, Paul. “The Marine Corps' Nude-Photo-Sharing Scandal Is Even Worse Than First Realized.” Business Insider, 10 March 2017.

Chappell, Bill. “Australian General's Frank Talk On Sexual Abuse Wins Fans.” NPR. 14 June 2013.

Schein, Edgar. H. "Defining Organizational Culture" In Organizational Culture and Leadership. New York City, NY: John Wiley and Sons, 2010. [Note: Link to the 2016 5th edition]

Sinek, Simon. “How Great Leaders Inspire Action.” TED Video, 17:58. “TEDxPuget Sound,” September 2009.

DeMarco, Col J. William. “Leadership Philosophy 101: Who are You?” Faculty Paper. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air Command and Staff College, 17 July 2013. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Figliuolo, Mike. One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership. San Francisco, CA: Josey-Bass, 2011. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Lorenz, Gen (ret) Stephen R. “Lorenz on Leadership.” Lecture, 52:00. Air Command and Staff College, 2007. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Kouzes, James M. and Barry Z. Posner. “Forward-Looking is a Leadership Prerequisite” In A Leader’s Legacy. New York, NY: Jossey-Bass, 2006. [Note: Audiobook available through Hoopla.  Make your free account through the AF Portal]

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

Ash, Col Eric A. "Ethical Communication and the Air Force Leader" in AU-24, Concepts for Air Force Leadership, edited by Dr. Richard I. Lester, Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, 2008. [Note: Not available outside of course]

Lesson 2: Leadership Tools for Command and Staff

Air Force Instruction (AFI) 1-2, Commander's Responsibilities, 8 May 2014.

Loh, Gen John M. “The Responsibility of Leadership in Command.” In AU-24, Concepts for Air Force Leadership, edited by Dr. Richard I. Lester. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, 2008.  

Air Command and Staff College. AU-2, Guidelines for Command.  Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, 2008.

Doty, Joe and Chuck Doty. “Command Responsibility and Accountability.” Military Review (January-February 2012): 35-38.

The Judge Advocate General’s School. The Military Commander and the Law, 11th ed, edited by Maj Ken Arts, Maj Lisa M. Richards, Capt Simone V. Davis, and Ms. Thomas T. Paul. Maxwell AFB, AL: The Judge Advocate General’s School, 2012. [Note: Linked is the 2019 15th edition]

Minkin, Maj Steven R. “Colors of Money.” Lecture, 15 min. Air Command and Staff College, 2007. [Note: Not available outside of course]

Minkin, Maj Steven R. “The Financial Management Process.” Lecture, 10 min. Air Command and Staff College, 2007. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Guillot, Col W Michael. “Critical Thinking for the Military Professional.” Air Chronicles, 17 June 2004.

Williams, Maj Blair S. “Heuristics and Biases in Military Decision Making.” Military Review (September-October 2010): 40-50. 

Brown, Jason M., "Why the Military Needs a Technology Revolution." The National Interest, 31 May 2017.

Homrick, Col Mark A. “Synopsis of Leading Change.” Faculty Paper. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air War College, 2002. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Ford, Mathew. “Kotter's 8-Step Process for Leading Change.” Strategy Umwelt, 2 August 2019.

Waller, Col Stephan B. “Reawaken the American Spirit of Innovation in Your Organization.” Air and Space Power Journal 29, no. 2 (March-April 2015): 151-162. 

Garvin, David and Amy Edmonson. “The Importance of Learning in Organizations.” Harvard Business Review video, 10:00. 2008. [Note: Free account may be required to view video.]

Torrence, James. “Developing a Learning Institution: Entrenched Culture, Building the Foundation, and Asking the Right Questions.” Small Wars Journal, November 2016.

Lesson 3: Leading a Diverse Organization

McGruder, Sandra A. “Leading/Valuing Diversity.” In AU-24, Concepts for Air Force Leadership, editied by Dr. Richard I. Lester, Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, 2008. [Note: Not available outside of course]  

Haring, Ellen L. “Insights from the Women in Combat Symposium.”  Joint Forces Quarterly 70 (3rd Quarter 2013): 55-58

Horn, CMSgt Tim.  “Senior Enlisted Perspective - Part 1.” YouTube video, 16:00. “eSchool of Graduate PME,” 2014. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Horn, CMSgt Tim.  “Senior Enlisted Perspective - Part 2.” YouTube video, 7:00. “eSchool of Graduate PME,” 2014. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Havig, Brian.  “Millennials vs. Boomers: 5 Stereotypes That Aren’t True (Mostly).” Forbes, 4 November 2013.

Biebel, Lt Col Brian and Lt Col Craig Borgstrom. “Total Force Integration for Commanders.” Edited by Maj Rick Ernest. Student Reading. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air Command and Staff College, 2014. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

National Guard Bureau. “2020 National Guard Bureau Posture Statement.” Washington, D.C.: National Guard Bureau, n.d.

Barnett, TSgt Robert. “AF Leaders: Total Force Essential to Readiness.” Air Force Public Affairs, 24 March 2017.

Ernest, Maj Rick. “Leading Civilians: A Primer for USAF Squadron Commanders.” Faculty Paper. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air Command and Staff College, 26 August 2014. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Llopis, Glenn. “10 Ways to Inspire Your Team.”  Forbes, 6 May 2013.

How to Motivate Workers in Tough Times.” How-to Guide. Wall Street Journal, n.d.

Manktelow, James. “How to Rebuild Staff Morale Following a Crisis.” HRZone, 12 November 2012.

Ledlow, Marcia M. “Joshua Chamberlain: An Example of Inspirational Leadership.” Faculty Paper. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air War College, 2007. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Pink, Daniel “Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us.” YouTube video, 10:47. “The RSA,” 1 April 2010.

Kale, Lt Col William, III. “Forming, storming, norming, performing creates a well-oiled machine.” 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs, 29 May 2010.

Cog’s Ladder.” Free Management Books, n.d..

Ryan, Gen Michael E. “Reflections on Core Values.” n.d. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Lesson 4: Mission Command

Dempsey, Gen Martin E. “Mission Command White Paper.” Washington, D.C: Joint Chiefs of Staff, 3 April 2012.

Harvard, Lt Col (Ret) James W. "Airmen and Mission Command." Air and Space Power Journal 27, no. 2 (March-April 2013): 131-146.

Brender, Burton L. “The Problem of Mission Command.” The Strategy Bridge, 1 September 2016.

United States Air Force. "Trust." YouTube video, 2:35. “United States Air Force,” 12 May 2015.

Emelander, Stan. “Making Trust Work.” Defense AT&L (November-December 2011): 44-47.

Olsen, Erica. “How to Write a Mission Statement” YouTube video, 3:29. “virtualstrategist,” 1 November 2016.

Smith, Maj Shannon. “Assessing Your Squadron’s Strengths and Weaknesses.” In AU-2, Guidelines for Command, ed. Maj Jonathan Bland, et al.  Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, March 2015.

Olsen, Erica. “How to Perform a SWOT Analysis.” YouTube video, 7:20. “virtualstrategist,” 19 October 2016.

Hyde, Col (ret) Robert D. “Inspections - Raw’s AFIS Ramblings.” In TIG Brief 66, no. 1 (January 2014): 4-7. [Note: Must use CAC to access]

"Air Force Inspection System Training Video - 2015" YouTube video, 7:10. “UtahAirGuard,” 21 May 2015.

Noss, Maj Michael and MSgt Janice Thompson. “Inspections—Metrics Matter.” In TIG Brief 66, no. 2 (March 2014): 10-11.

Shaud, Gen (ret) John A. "The ‘Staff Experience’ and Leadership Development," Airpower Journal 7, no. 1 (Spring 1993): 4-12.

Stratton, Nate. “7 Ways to Fail as a Staff Officer.” The Military Leader, n.d.

King, James. “12 Tips for Showing Leadership During Your Staff Time.” The Military Leader, n.d.

Ledlow, Marcia M.“Effects-Based Networking.” Faculty Paper. Maxwell AFB, AL: Air Command and Staff College, December 2007. [Note: Not available outside of course]

USAF Negotiation Center of Excellence "An Overview of Negotiating Strategies." Maxwell AFB, AL: USAF Negotiation Center of Excellence, December 2007.

Goldfein, General Dave L. “CSAF Focus Area: Strengthening Joint Leaders and Teams.” Washington, D.C.: Office of the Chief of Staff, October 2016.

Davis, William J. “The Challenge of Leadership in the Interagency Environment.” Military Review (September-October 2010): 94-96.

Builder, Carl H. “The Service Identities and Behavior.” In The Masks of War: American Military Styles in Strategy and Analysis. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Forster, Col Larry M. “Coalition Leadership Imperatives.” Military Review (November-December 2000), 55-60.

Chairman’s Joint Lessons Learned Program. “Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) [Doctors Without Borders] Civilian Casualty Incident Kunduz, Afghanistan 03 October 2015, Lessons Learned Case Study.” Washington, DC: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 3 October 2015. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Lesson 5: Leading in Crisis

Steadman, Maj Andrew. “Neuroscience for Combat Leaders: A Brain-Based Approach to Leading on the Modern BattlefieldMilitary Review (May-June 2011): 50-60.

Grossman, Dave. “Human Factors in War: The Psychology and Physiology of Close Combat,” In The Human Face of Warfare: Killing, Fear, and Chaos in Battle, ed. by Michael Evans and Alan Ryan. St Leonards, Australia: Allen and Unwin, 2000. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Smith, Maj Gen Ray. “Major General Ray Smith USMC Reflects on Combat Leadership.” YouTube video, 1:05. “Audie Murphy American Legend,” 9 October 2013.

Kellett, Anthony. “A Summary of Factors Affecting Combat Motivation.” In Combat Motivation. Hingham, MA: Kluwer Boston, Inc., 1982. [Note: Not available outside of course.]

Maddox, Walter. “Managing During a Disaster.” Lecture. 59 min. Air Command and Staff College, 2016. [Not available outside of course.]

Smith, Lt Col Jeffry F. Commanding an Air Force Squadron in the Twenty-First Century. Maxwell Air Force Base, AL: Air University Press, April 2011. [Note: Link to the 2003 edition]

Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress. “Managing a Workplace or an Organization after a Disaster.” Bethesda, MD: Uniformed Services University School of Medicine, n.d.

Hughes, Richard L., Robert C., Ginnett, and Gordon J, Curphy. “Managing Conflict.” In Leadership: Enhancing the Lessons of Experience, 5th ed. Boston, MA: McGraw Hill Custom Publishing, 2006.

Canfield, Clair. “The Beauty of Conflict.” YouTube video, 15:24. “TEDx Talks,” 1 December 2016

Center of Excellence for Medical Multimedia. “Resilience: Leadership Perspective.” YouTube video, 14:57. “Wingman Toolkit,” 31 August 2015.

Bartone, Paul T., Charles L. Barry, and Robert E. Armstrong. “To Build Resilience: Leader Influence on Mental Hardiness.” Defense Horizons, no. 69 (November 2009): 1-7.

Rosen, Bob. Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted in an Uncertain World. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2014.

Dempsey, Gen Martin E. “Why We Serve.” Joint Forces Quarterly, no. 70 (3rd Quarter 2013): 2-3.

Roche, James G. Address. Unveiling of the commemorative display for TSgt John Chapman. Arlington National Cemetery, VA, 8 January 2004. [Note: Not available outside of course]

The USAF Band Max Impact. “Send Me.” YouTube video, 3:47. “TheUSAFBand,” 29 February 2012.

 

 

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