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4. : ACSC, 1995). 5. Ibid. 6. Paul Fussell, “How the Leaders Led,” Newsweek, 23 May 1994, 38. 7. Quoted in Alan P. Balutis, “Leadership in a Time of Change: The Public Manager,” New Bureaucrat 21, no. 3 (fall 1992): 21. 8. Kenneth W. : University Press of America, 1985), 5. 37 9. Robert L. Taylor and William E. : Westview Press, 1964, 1984), 45. 10. , 75. 11. Tom Peters, Thriving on Chaos: Handbook for a Management Revolution (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987), 489. 12. Quoted in Neil H. Snyder and Michelle Graves, “Leadership and Vision,” Business Horizons 37 (January–February 1994): 1.

Attitude (encouragement, enthusiasm, energy) • Values (trust, loyalty, integrity, honesty) • Character (compassion, understanding, courage) • Credibility (accountability, flexibility, mastery of processes) • Effective leaders are responsible for creating and instilling vision. • Provide a vision of the unit’s goal and leadership to achieve it. • Spread visionary leadership throughout the unit. • Avoid letting the vision become an obsession. • Encourage subordinates to articulate visions. • Empowerment includes giving subordinates a job to do and the freedom to be creative in doing it.

Empowerment Lousy leaders keep every decision under themselves. —Gen H. Norman Schwarzkopf Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. —Gen George C. Patton The military is an authoritarian organization. The necessity for rapid decision making and response in times of crisis requires a traditional hierarchical framework. Gen H. ”15 Essence of empowerment Asking fewer people to do more with less has driven this traditional view into obsolescence.

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