Study Guide SAL

Social change model of ldrship mostly , 30 q
Wicked Problems
Horst Rittel
1. Working on prob w incorrect tools, resources, or approaches for a resolution.
2. Occurs as a result of misunderstanding the prob.
3. Failing to recognize the “wickedness” continues the cycle of applying inappropriate tools.
Ex. Student failing class bc of family problem but teacher thinks its bc he is not
interested in materials and talks with him about materials but family prob not addressed.
Characteristics of Wicked Problems
You dont understand the problem until you have developed a solution
Have no stopping rule- when you run out of resources
Solutions to WP are not right or wrong
Every WP is essentially unique and novel
Every solution to WP is a one-shot operation- meaning single step solution. Solutions
are expensive so you should not spend a lot of time on it.
6. WP have no given alternative
Tame Problem (opposite of WP)
● A tame prob is where the traditional linear process is sufficient to produce a workable
solution in an acceptable time frame.
1. Well defined and stable prob stateent
2. Definite stopping point
3. Right and wrong solutions
4. Solutions which can easily tried and abandoned
5. Limited set of alternatives
Approaches to tame wicked problems:
Picture on phone
Lock down the prob definition
What is SCM of ldrship?
The process of leadership
collaboration *****
KNow the two principles ****
7 C’s
*****Assumptions about SCM of leadership ****
Ldrship is concerned w affecting change on behavior of others and society
Ldrship is collaborative
Ldrship is a process rather than a position
Ldrship should be value-based
All ppl are potential leaders ( not just those who hold formal ldrship positions)
Service is a powerful vehicle for developing students leadership skills
1. Consciousness of self
Group values
Controversy w civility - dialogue instead of a debate
Collaboration ****** lots of q on test
Everyone is comfortable
Focus on common purpose
Know 3 different decision making approaches
1. Domination _ one side wins
2. Compromise - two sides give up something they initially wanted
3. Integration- put aside things and come up with what they want collectively.
Who cme up with these- Mary Carker Folette
John putlen
Robert Greenleaf
Society/community values
Fcators for effective citienship
1 dimensions of social capital
2 awareness of comm
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