Please apply if you have access to the readings. Continue writing your a journal of insights/reflections related to this Unit. What resonates? What to you disagree with? What causes an emotional reaction? (Anxiety, anger, frustration, joy, relief. Any emotion). Why do you suppose that is? Be honest with yourself and your reactions and reflections. For this Unit, you will have been enrolled in a group that represents one of three world views. This editorial provides an overview of the special issue of Systemic Practice and Action Research (SPAR). The editorial over some of the features shared by both the Vanguard Method and other forms of systems thinking, including those of Taichi Ohno and W. Edwards Deming. O`Donovan, B. (2014). Editorial for special issue of SPAR: The vanguard method in a systems thinking context. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 27(1), 1-20. doi:10.1007/s11213-012-9247-7. Sixty-eight stores of a retail chain were used for testing a model in which perceived authentic leadership (AL) predicts stores` sales achievement through the mediating role of perceived store virtuousness and perceived store potency. Rego, A., Reis Junior, D., & Pina e Cunha, M. (2015). Authentic Leaders Promoting Store Performance: The Mediating Roles of Virtuousness and Potency. Journal Of Business Ethics, 128(3), 617. doi:10.1007/s10551-014-2125-8. This study examined the relationship between CEO ethical leadership and corporate social responsibility by focusing on the mediating role of organizational ethical culture and the moderating role of managerial discretion (i.e., CEO founder status and firm size). Wu, L., Kwan, H., Yim, F., Chiu, R., & He, X. (2015). CEO Ethical Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility: A Moderated Mediation Model. Journal of Business Ethics, 130(4), 819. doi:10.1007/s10551-014-2108-9 Watch Video Peter Senge Introduction to Systems Thinking User: Kristina Wile – Added: 8/5/14 YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXdzKBWDraM Peter Senge, the author of The Fifth Discipline, discusses the concept of Systems Thinking and relates it to leadership in a complex and rapidly changing world. Watch Video A Systems Story (Systems Thinking) User: BEE Environmental Communication – Added: 7/27/14 YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDxOyJxgJeA This short video introduces the key concepts of Systems Thinking in a charming and completely accessible way. It`s not related to business or leadership directly; that`s what makes it more universally understandable. **I focused on systems thinking from the perspective of Lee Bolman & Terrence Deal.** Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, & Leadership (5th Edition) This important work looks at both management and leadership in various types of organizations from four frames: the Structural Frame, the Human Resources Frame, the Political Frame, and the Symbolic Frame.