Enhancing Leadership Effectiveness in Public Organizations


What makes someone a good leader? What makes someone a bad leader? How is leadership different from management and authority?

In this video, Dr. Melanie Cohen, IT Strategist with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, discusses these questions with Dr. Sam Sitkin, Professor of Management at Duke University. Their conversation covers models of leadership and practical guidelines and methods for enhancing leader effectiveness in public organizations.

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  • In the video, Dr. Sitkin asks viewers to list three qualities of a good leader and three qualities of a bad leader. What are the qualities you listed?¬†What do these good and bad qualities tell you about what makes an effective leader?

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