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Integrity in Leadership

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1. In an article entitled Voice of Courage by Jonathan Alter, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's ability to move the nation forward out of the Depression was discussed. He did this by:
?Breaking with tradition
?Getting listeners thinking
?Focusing on clarity
?Visualizing a family

How can these actions show an orientation toward truth and help leaders develop, and how does this relate to the dimensions of character that contribute to achieving integrity, compassion, and effective leadership?

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1. In an article entitled Voice of Courage by Jonathan Alter, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's ability to move the nation forward out of the Depression was discussed. He did this by:
?Breaking with tradition
?Getting listeners thinking
?Focusing on clarity
?Visualizing a family

A. How can these actions show an orientation toward truth and help leaders develop.

The leadership qualities displayed by Roosevelt moved the nation forward; likewise, these same "soft" leadership qualities also have to power to move an organization forward and to success. These qualities are oriented toward truth by breaking with the traditionally autocratic style leadership to a more participatory leadership's style. In fact, these qualities are qualities of the participatory leader who empowers others within the organization through betting followers or listeners thinking about new ideas and innovations. Openness is important to honesty and truth through focusing on clarity so everyone is on the same page and everyone is informed. Similarly, visualizing a family is about building community and fostering relationships within the organization, which is imperative for organization growth, as well as employee satisfaction and motivation. ...

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This solution addresses the questions concerning leadership in reference to the article Voice of Courage by Jonathan Alter. References are provided.

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