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After completing the reading for this unit, (all readings attached except NASW Code of Ethics-the code can be reviewed online) post your understanding of transformational and authentic leadership and the differences between the two theories. How have you seen these leadership theories playing out in practice? Cite examples of each from your own experience as a leader or a follower and support your ideas with properly cited references from scholarly sources, which may include your text.
Use your Leadership: Theory & Practice text to read the following:
Chapter 8, “Transformational Leadership,” pages 185–220.
Chapter 9, “Authentic Leadership,” pages 221–252.
Chapter 15, “Leadership Ethics,” pages 422–460
and other readings-
Eisenbeiss, S. A., & Van Knippenberg, D. (2015). On ethical leadership impact: The role of follower mindfulness and moral emotions. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 36(2), 182–195.
Raney, A. F. (2014). Agility in adversity: Integrating mindfulness and principles of adaptive leadership in the administration of a community mental health center. Clinical Social Work Journal, 42(3), 312–320.
National Association of Social Workers (NASW). (n.d.). Code of ethics. https://www.socialworkers.org/About/Ethics/Code-of-Ethics