Vol. 1 No. 3 (2015): Journal of Leadership and Management
Articles

Self-Action Leadership: A qualitative, Nomological Expansion of Self-Leadership Theory Rooted in Atmospheric and Astronomical Metaphor

Jordan R. Jensen
Freedom Focused, LLC
Christopher P. Neck
Department of Management, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, USA
Rodney J. Beaulieu
Human Development Department, College of Education, Health & Human Service, School of Health Sciences and Human Services, California State University San Marcos, USA
Published May 29, 2015
How to Cite
Jensen, J. R., Neck, C. P., & Beaulieu, R. J. (2015). Self-Action Leadership: A qualitative, Nomological Expansion of Self-Leadership Theory Rooted in Atmospheric and Astronomical Metaphor. Journal of Leadership and Management, 1(3). Retrieved from http://leadership.net.pl/JLM/article/view/52

Abstract

This paper introduces an expanded, qualitative, nomological theory of self-leadership – referred to as Self-Action Leadership – that employs metaphorical analogues rooted in atmospheric and astronomical science. The theory was designed to achieve three primary goals: 1) Assist individuals in bolstering personal growth and development; 2) Aid organizations in enhancing the overall effectiveness and productivity of work teams – especially self-directed work teams; 3) Positively influence nations of the world that have, in recent years, given way to a troubling trend of moral back-peddling in relation to the value placed on human life and other issues impacting the growth, development, liberty, and freedom of individual human beings.

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