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Willing, ready, and able? How we must exercise leadership for needed change in dental education

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dc.contributor Wichita State University. College of Health Professions en_US
dc.contributor.author Cohen, Peter A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Tedesco, Lisa A. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-02T16:13:04Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-02T16:13:04Z
dc.date.issued 2009-01 en_US
dc.identifier 19126763 en_US
dc.identifier 8000150 en_US
dc.identifier 73/1/3 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Journal of dental education. 2009 Jan; 73(1): 3-11. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0022-0337 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/4715
dc.description The full text of this article is not available in SOAR. Check the journal record http://libcat.wichita.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=481459 for the paper version of the article in the library. en_US
dc.description.abstract For over twenty-five years, dental education has had the benefit of environmental analyses and institutional planning for change. Strong programs for leadership development have emerged to give direction to these efforts. Leading and thriving, not merely surviving, are universal aspirations, yet we remain vexed by finances, structures, and traditions. This article takes a look at change and examines the difference between technical frameworks for leadership and adaptive leadership. Leadership for change is viewed as an activity, not as a position of formal authority. The skills necessary to address the beliefs, attitudes, and culture that place limiting boundaries on adaptive leadership are described. Using the work of Heifetz and Linsky, the relationship between authority and adaptive leadership is defined. Resistance to change is presented as reaction to loss, which needs to be addressed in a fundamental way, through leadership activity and engagement. If change and innovation are to be sustained, leadership must be less accidental, less technical, and more adaptive. en_US
dc.format.extent 3-11 en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher American Dental Education Association en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Dental Education en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries J Dent Educ en_US
dc.source NLM en_US
dc.subject.mesh Education, Dental/organization & administration en_US
dc.subject.mesh Efficiency, Organizational en_US
dc.subject.mesh Humans en_US
dc.subject.mesh Interprofessional Relations en_US
dc.subject.mesh Leadership en_US
dc.subject.mesh Organizational Culture en_US
dc.subject.mesh Organizational Innovation en_US
dc.subject.mesh Organizational Objectives en_US
dc.subject.mesh Professional Competence en_US
dc.subject.mesh Schools, Dental/organization & administration en_US
dc.subject.mesh United States en_US
dc.title Willing, ready, and able? How we must exercise leadership for needed change in dental education en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.coverage.spacial United States en_US
dc.description.version peer reviewed en_US
dc.rights.holder Copyright © 2009 American Dental Education Association en_US

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