12.12. INTERACTIVE LEADERSHIP: ITS RELATION TO OTHER LEADERSHIP THEORIES

This chapter describes a kind of leadership that I have called an interactive leadership. It reflects an approach to leadership that includes the capacity to apply, with integrity and authenticity, the full set of narrative tools discussed in this book. In this kind of leadership, every person's perspective is taken into account, and yet an overall moral direction is also evident. This concept of leadership implies no hierarchical power. It sees a leader as someone who has followers, whether any formal authority supports the relationship. The leader may be someone at the top, the middle, or the bottom level of a hierarchy, someone who is aiming to achieve change in an organization—whether ...

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