Psychic Leadership

Document Sample
Psychic Leadership Powered By Docstoc
					 Psychic Leadership:
Teaching to the Models
             Stacy L. Willett, M.A.
Associate Professor of Emergency Management
            The University of Akron
         Contact Information
•   Stacy L. Willett
•   Phone: 330-972-8317
•   Email: Smuffet@uakron.edu
•   Web Address:
    http://sc.uakron.edu/?/publicservice/em.
    html
                 Examples
•   Menu Foods
•   Pepsi
•   Wendy’s
•   Tylenol
•   Exxon
•   McDonald’s
                 Crisis
• Rosenthal, t’ Hart and Charles (1989):

 “a serious threat ……which- under time
  pressure and highly uncertain
  circumstances – necessitates making
  critical decisions” (page 10).
                                            Crisis
• Crisis events threaten the viability of the
  organization              (Pearson and Clair, 1998),



• Are rare in nature                        (Cornell and Sheras, 1998),



• Have the potential to dismantle an
  organization              (King, 2002),



• Fall under close media scrutiny         and                             (Fink, 1986)



• Can be a turning point in an organization                                              (Borodzicz
  and van Haperen, 2002).

				
DOCUMENT INFO