Leadership in Education
Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty
Faculty Member, Business Studies
Ibra College of Technology
Sultanate ...
Contents
• Quotes
• Definition
• Traits
• Academic Leadership
• Deciding Factors
• Research Pointers
• Replication
• Activ...
Quote
• “It is better to lead from behind and
put others in front especially when
you celebrate victory and nice
things oc...
Definition
• “Leadership is the ability to
evaluate and/or forecast a long
term plan or policy and influence
the followers...
Traits of a good leader
• Honest
• Competent
• Forward Looking
• Inspiring
• Intelligent
• Fair minded
• Broad minded
• Co...
Academic Leadership
• Academic leadership is different from
leadership in other arenas in terms of-
• The stakeholders inv...
Deciding factors in Academic
Leadership
• Relationship, Interaction, Empathy and Coordination between the
most important s...
Research points to….
• Alienating the inner circle-When Academic Leaders anger their
stakeholders, Jeffrey L. Buller, PhD
...
Replicating Theories of Business
Leaders by the Academic Leaders
• Jack Welch, GE- “A company should be either No.
1 or No...
Group Activity
• Form groups of 4-5 members to brainstorm and
craft leadership strategies for ICT and present on
any one o...
References
• Accessed on 3rd of November 2013, http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_leadership.html, Quotes
• Ac...
Finally,
• Leaders are not born, they are made!
• THANK-YOU!!!
4/17/2014
Leadership in Education by Dr. Manishankar
Chakra...
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  1. 1. Leadership in Education Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty Faculty Member, Business Studies Ibra College of Technology Sultanate of Oman “Innovation differentiates a leader from a follower” Steve Jobs
  2. 2. Contents • Quotes • Definition • Traits • Academic Leadership • Deciding Factors • Research Pointers • Replication • Activity • References 4/17/2014 Leadership in Education by Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty 2
  3. 3. Quote • “It is better to lead from behind and put others in front especially when you celebrate victory and nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.” Nelson Mandela • Any relationship with our profession? 4/17/2014 Leadership in Education by Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty 3
  4. 4. Definition • “Leadership is the ability to evaluate and/or forecast a long term plan or policy and influence the followers towards the achievement of the said strategy”. Adeoye Mayowa, Leadership Manager (2009) 4/17/2014 Leadership in Education by Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty 4
  5. 5. Traits of a good leader • Honest • Competent • Forward Looking • Inspiring • Intelligent • Fair minded • Broad minded • Courageous • Straightforward • Imaginative • (Compiled by Santa Clara University and Tom Peters Group) 4/17/2014 Leadership in Education by Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty 5
  6. 6. Academic Leadership • Academic leadership is different from leadership in other arenas in terms of- • The stakeholders involved • The Goals to be achieved • The processes to be followed • The approach of the leadership • The approach of the process owners • Source-Mani, 2013 4/17/2014 Leadership in Education by Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty 6
  7. 7. Deciding factors in Academic Leadership • Relationship, Interaction, Empathy and Coordination between the most important stakeholders- Student and Teacher • Customers are the king for modern day businesses, similarly, students are the king for all modern day academic institutions. • Students and the Teachers forms the core of academic leadership, not to forget other stakeholders as well. • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5PoDnTWzYY 4/17/2014 Leadership in Education by Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty 7
  8. 8. Research points to…. • Alienating the inner circle-When Academic Leaders anger their stakeholders, Jeffrey L. Buller, PhD • Chief Academic Officer as Chief Marketing Officer, Robert Sevier, PhD • Positive restlessness-Is it in your DNA? Beverly Kopper, PhD • Professors and Teaching, Robert Hill, Ed.D • What do Contingent Faculty want? Rob Kelly • Issues though related to the top management of academic leadership needs to be understood by the teachers as well for serving the students better 4/17/2014 Leadership in Education by Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty 8
  9. 9. Replicating Theories of Business Leaders by the Academic Leaders • Jack Welch, GE- “A company should be either No. 1 or No. 2 in a particular industry, or else leave it completely”. • Steve Jobs, Apple- Innovation, Passion and Collaboration • Bill Gates, Microsoft- Hard work, Passion, Giving Back, Vision, Failures • Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook- Staying Focused, Listening to Employees, Belief in the offering, Transparency about organizational direction, Eye on the clock, Invaluable partnership 4/17/2014 Leadership in Education by Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty 9
  10. 10. Group Activity • Form groups of 4-5 members to brainstorm and craft leadership strategies for ICT and present on any one of the following- • (1) College of Choice in Oman • (2) Groom ethical and responsible professionals • (3)Giving back to the Society at Large • (4)Set New Benchmarks in Teaching and Learning • (5)Be a role model for the students • (6)Walk the talk/Leading by Example/Practice what is Preached 4/17/2014 Leadership in Education by Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty 10
  11. 11. References • Accessed on 3rd of November 2013, http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_leadership.html, Quotes • Accessed on 3rd of November 2013, http://adeoyemayowaleadership.blogspot.com/ , Blog • Accessed on 3rd of November 2013, http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/leader/leadchr.html , portal • Accessed on 3rd November 2013, http://www.manishankarthetrainer.blogspot.com/2013/11/academic-leadership- is-different-from.html#links , Blog • Accessed on 4th November 2013, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5PoDnTWzYY , Youtube Video • Accessed on 4th November 2013, http://www.magnapubs.com/newsletter/academic-leader/story/6743/ , Journal • Accessed on 4th of November 2013, http://www.magnapubs.com/newsletter/academic-leader/story/6745/ , Journal • Accessed on 4th of November 2013, http://www.magnapubs.com/newsletter/academic-leader/story/6747/ , Journal • Accessed on 4th of November 2013, http://www.magnapubs.com/newsletter/academic-leader/story/6746/, Journal • Accessed on 4th of November 2013, http://www.magnapubs.com/newsletter/academic-leader/story/6744/ , Journal • Accessed on 4th November 2013, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Welch, Wikipedia • Accessed on 4th November 2013, http://www.studymode.com/essays/Steve-Jobs-Leadership-Theory-850377.html , Study paper • Accessed on 4th November 2013, http://www.mensxp.com/work-life/corporate-skills/5828-leadership-lessons- from-bill-gates.html , Portal • Accessed on 4th November 2013, http://www.mensxp.com/work-life/leadership/21016-6-leadership-lessons-from- mark-zuckerberg.html , Portal 4/17/2014 Leadership in Education by Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty 11
  12. 12. Finally, • Leaders are not born, they are made! • THANK-YOU!!! 4/17/2014 Leadership in Education by Dr. Manishankar Chakraborty 12

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