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Marshmallow Challenge
Instructions
1. Build the Tallest Freestanding Structure
2. The Entire Marshmallow Must be on Top
3. Use as Much or as Lit...
Who is the greatest leader
of all time?
Mandela, Mother
Teresa, Bill Gates,
JFK
ALA Believes…
• Leadership can be learned
• No one is born a leader, though people may be
gifted with some traits that len...
What is a
Leadership Paradigm?

Copyright © African Leadership Academy, 2013
paradigm |ˈparəˌdīm|
Noun
A typical example or pattern of something; a model : there is a new
paradigm for public art in t...
Simply, a Leadership Paradigm is a way of
thinking of leadership and how leaders are
ascribed/given authority.

Copyright ...
What are examples of
Leadership Paradigms?

Copyright © African Leadership Academy, 2013
Leadership Paradigms
A few examples:
Hierarchical Leadership – By virtue of position in a hierarchy
Technical Leadership –...
Leadership Paradigms
Paradigm

Hierarchical

Strengths

Weaknesses

Authority is more given
Clear authority; Ability to th...
Mandela, Mother
Teresa, Bill Gates,
JFK
Homework:
1. Reading: Covey, Principles of Personal
Vision & Mindmap (due tomorrow)
2. Journaling (20 mins suggested)
• Wh...
Mind-mapping
2. day 2 (why leadership)
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  1. 1. Marshmallow Challenge
  2. 2. Instructions 1. Build the Tallest Freestanding Structure 2. The Entire Marshmallow Must be on Top 3. Use as Much or as Little of the Materials 4. Break up the Spaghetti, String or Tape 5. The Challenge Lasts 18 minutes 6. NO holding the structure when the time runs out
  3. 3. Who is the greatest leader of all time?
  4. 4. Mandela, Mother Teresa, Bill Gates, JFK
  5. 5. ALA Believes… • Leadership can be learned • No one is born a leader, though people may be gifted with some traits that lend themselves to leadership • Leadership traits can be practiced and honed • There are different types of leadership, called “leadership paradigms” • Different leadership paradigms are useful at different times • “Good leadership”=Effective leadership+Ethics Copyright © African Leadership Academy, 2013
  6. 6. What is a Leadership Paradigm? Copyright © African Leadership Academy, 2013
  7. 7. paradigm |ˈparəˌdīm| Noun A typical example or pattern of something; a model : there is a new paradigm for public art in this country. Also, a worldview underlying the theories and methodology of a particular subject : the discovery of universal gravitation became the paradigm of successful science. Copyright © African Leadership Academy, 2013
  8. 8. Simply, a Leadership Paradigm is a way of thinking of leadership and how leaders are ascribed/given authority. Copyright © African Leadership Academy, 2013
  9. 9. What are examples of Leadership Paradigms? Copyright © African Leadership Academy, 2013
  10. 10. Leadership Paradigms A few examples: Hierarchical Leadership – By virtue of position in a hierarchy Technical Leadership – By virtue of technical abilities Heroic Leadership – By virtue of accomplishments Servant Leadership – By follower service and deference Situational Leadership – By virtue of the moment/situation Autocratic Leadership – By imposing decisions/power as an autocrat Paternalistic Leadership – Leading as a parent, with followers treated as children Democratic Leadership – Leading by treating others as equal Level 5 Leadership – Builds enduring greatness through personal humility and professional will Copyright © African Leadership Academy, 2013
  11. 11. Leadership Paradigms Paradigm Hierarchical Strengths Weaknesses Authority is more given Clear authority; Ability to than earned; vulnerable move quickly to power struggles Not knowledgeable; Heroic act – license to relax? Examples Mugabe, military leaders, many CEOs Che Guevara, George Washington Heroic Inspirational, Catalytic Technical Effective knowledge base; Weak in any area without Mr. Penn, knowledge; could be Consultants, less likely to make difficult to challenge Accountants mistakes Servant Puts followers first and self last; looks out for those at the bottom Weak? Slow-moving Democratic Gives everybody a voice and say in decision making Decision making process Obama, Mbeki is slow Jesus, Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, MLK
  12. 12. Mandela, Mother Teresa, Bill Gates, JFK
  13. 13. Homework: 1. Reading: Covey, Principles of Personal Vision & Mindmap (due tomorrow) 2. Journaling (20 mins suggested) • What leadership paradigm did you use in the Marshmallow Challenge? • What leadership paradigm do you usually use? • What do you hope to learn about leadership at ALA?
  14. 14. Mind-mapping
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