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Social Identity: Knowing Yourself, Knowing Others

Social Identity: Knowing Yourself, Knowing Others

Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) , Kelly Hannum (Contributions by)

ISBN: 978-1-604-91000-1

Oct 2007, Pfeiffer

28 pages

Out of stock

$16.00

Description

Social Identity comprises the parts of a person's identity that come from belonging to particular groups, including age, ethnicity, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, and socioeconomic status. Your social identity informs how you lead. The social identities of those around you affect how they view you as a leader and how they views, and thus work with, others. This guidebook includes questions and activities to help you develop your awareness of social identity. Armed with that knowledge, you can decrease the likelihood of misunderstanding, increase your ability to be open to different perspectives, and enhance your skill at accurately interpreting situation that call on your ability to lead.
7 Social Identity in Organizations

8 Understanding Social Identity

12 Components of Identity

13 Mapping Your Identity

19 Understanding Other Identity Perspectives

21 Social Identity and Power

23 Advice for Leading in the Context of Difference

25 Going Forward with Awareness

26 Suggested Readings

26 Background

27 Key Point Summary