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Shared Leadership
Shared leadership

According to African humanistic thinking and a term they use called vital forces, a person is not a person unless connected with others.

The focus of this African life philosophy is that individuals derive their sense of meaning and self through their relationships with others. This makes sense if we look at some of the examples that I mentioned regarding the identification associated with being a firefighter, for example. We know that one's self-identity is in large part defined by the collectives we belong to, such as the communities we live in or choose to be a part of (for example, when I was in Nebraska, being a Nebraskan Husker). They even referred to the Husker fan as being part of a larger ...

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