Process Benefits

Create Collaborative Leadership Styles
Create a Bully-Free
Workplace
Create a Psychologically Healthy and Profitable Workplace and Contribution
Reduce the Destructive
Effects of Conflict
"Happiness" and Emotional
Intelligence (EI)

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"Self Above Service"

Based on entitlement beliefs and decisions that puts “self” above all others using Entitlement, Domination and the vanity of Withdrawal in a self-serving "authoritarian" style.

"Service Beyond Self"

Based on beliefs of self respect and respect for others while courageously moving beyond self-interest toward a Connected, Cooperative, and Contributing leadership style.

Entitled versus Contributing Leaders

Entitlement Over Others versus Efforts to Contribute Productively With Others

Entitlement

Contribution

Views self as “all knowing” or “all powerful” and rule over others.
(Ruling Entitlement)

Masterfully leads organizations into the future with visionary thinking.
(Leading Contribution)

Arrogantly brags about own accomplishments as being superior.
(Egotistical Entitlement)

Makes special efforts to invest in work beyond own self-interest.
(Benevolent Contribution)

Dictates and intimidates others with a presumed sense of self-importance.
(Intimidating Entitlement)

Strives to respectfully persuade others.
(Persuasive Contribution)

 

Creates special privileges for self and expects special treatment from others.
(Status-seeking Entitlement)

Creates activity that promotes useful contributions to the organization.
(Achievement-seeking Contribution)

Places self-centered interests ahead of useful effort.
(Self-centered Entitlement)

Creates activity the promotes meaningful work.
(Task-centered Contribution)

 

Entitlement sum = _____                                       Contribution sum = _____

 

 

 

 

 

Dominating versus Cooperative Leaders

Domination Over Others versus Efforts to Cooperate Respectfully With Others

Domination

Cooperation

Controls others for the purpose of demonstrating power; or acts in a stubborn manner.
(Power-seeking Domination)

Promotes the attitude for treating others as equals.
(Equality-seeking Cooperation)

 

Tries to control others with the use of personal criticism.
(Critical Domination)

Works toward helping others do better.
(Encouraging Cooperation)

 

Manipulates others or maneuvers others for self-serving advantage.
(Manipulative Domination)

Guides others toward creating mutual work benefit.
(Collaborative Cooperation)

 

Resists cooperation or intentionally works against others.
(Opposing Domination)

Seeks out ways to affirm others.
(Affirming Cooperation)

 

Becomes quick to retaliate in moody and crabby ways.
(Revenge seeking Domination)

Understands the importance of encouraging others.
(Nurturing Cooperation)

 

Domination sum = _____                                       Cooperation sum = _____

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Withdrawing versus Connected Leaders

Withdrawal From Others versus Efforts to Connect Trustfully With Others

Withdrawal

Connection

Seems indifferent to task related activities.
(Indifferent Withdrawal

 

 

Expresses positive energy toward task related activities.
(Enthusiastic Connection)

Acts as if cannot relate to others or seems insensitive to others.
(Insensitive Withdrawal)

Initiates efforts in response to others.
(Responsive Connection)

 

Avoids using energy for ordinary work activity.
(Action suppressed Withdrawal)

 

Responds constructively and initiate action toward the tasks.
(Action expressed Connection)

Is hesitant to express thoughts and ideas or remains inexpressive.
(Thought suppressed Withdrawal)

Assertively expresses ideas and thoughts.
(Thought expressed Connection)

 

Avoids interacting with others and becomes disconnected with others.
(Detached Withdrawal)

Is friendly and initiates friendly interactions with others.
(Participating Connection)

 

Withdrawal sum = _____                                           Connection sum = _____

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                

Self Above Service (SAS)                                              Service Beyond Self (SBS)

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