Leadership and Expectations: Pygmalion Effects and Other Self-Fulfilling Prophecies in Organizations

This 1992 scientific paper details how self-fulfilling prophecies work in the management of industrial, sales, and military organizations.

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Use the Pygmalion Effect to Create a High Performing Team

A leadership coach describes how your expectations shape the performance and development of the people you lead.

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The Pygmalion Effect and the Power of Positive Expectations

Free six-minute video explaining how your initial perceptions and expectations of others can greatly impact the performance of the group.

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“Who Am I As a Leader” Assessment Tool

This free tool, available in the form of a downloadable PDF file, can offer insights into your preferred leadership styles.

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Preparing the Pastors We Need: Reclaiming the Congregation’s Role in Training Clergy

This short book serves as a practical guide for churches considering a pastoral residency program.

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Please Understand Me II

This book is the classic guide to the Keirsey Temperament Sorter, the most-used personality inventory in the world.

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Understanding and Nurturing Self-Efficacy

A one-page explanation of self-efficacy is provided on the website of the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College.

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Personality Type in Congregations: How to Work With Others More Effectively

Teacher, consultant, and Presbyterian minister Lynne M. Baab explores how church leaders can effectively use the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

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Change Readiness Assessment Tool

A free downloadable PDF file, this assessment enables you to interpret your scores in seven areas of change-readiness.

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Understanding Yourself and Others: An Introduction to the 4 Temperaments 4.0

Dr. Linda V. Berens’s book introduces 16 personality types based on the four temperaments and four interaction styles.

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