Joseph C. Rost. Leadership for the Twenty-first Century, 1993.
- 4. Leaders and followers develop mutual purposes.
- The mutuality of these purposes is forged in the noncoercive influence relationship;
- leaders and followers develop purposes, not goals;
- the intended changes reflect, not realize, their purposes;
- the mutual purposes become common purposes. (pages 102-103)
Rost emphasizes that management should not be denigrated to ennoble leadership: “People love to work for well-organized managers who facilitate getting the job done by coordinating the work of various people…”