Leadership Tools For Public Sector Professionals. Annie Neal Portland State University Executive MPA Candidate, Spring 2010. Overview:. Significance: why this Capstone project? Literature review Why is leadership important in public organizations?
Portland State University
Executive MPA Candidate, Spring 2010
“If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up somewhere else.” -Yogi Berra
* Education * Experience * Example
* “Transfer of learning” problem * Experientially acquired skill
* Tools = knowledge in a simple, useable and systematic form
“Knowledge is potential power.”
-- Napoleon Hill
Examples: high-rise construction, airline flight, medicine
Which tools are most useful to this cohort?
Leadership is a “measurable, learnable and teachable set of behaviors.” -- Kouzes & Posner