Achieving the Proper Balance
Achieving the Proper Balance Using Behavior

Management
Skills

Behavioral
Leadership
Skills
Defining Leadership
Leadership is focusing the efforts of a group towards a common goal
Enabling the group to work as a te...
Goals of Organizational Behavior
Our ability to explain behavior
Our ability to predict behavior
Our ability to achieve be...
Leadership vs. Management
Which of the following best distinguishes “Management” from
“Leadership?”
A. establishing direct...
Leadership vs. Management – Behavioral Aspect
Explain – Before leadership strategies can be used the manager must have
tim...
Leadership
Explain – Leadership can’t be dictated. It is not uncommon for project
managers to totally lack leadership skil...
Blake and
Mouton Styles
1,1 Impoverished
1,9 Country Club

9,1 Dictatorial
5,5 Status-quo
9,9 Team

Concern for People

Hi...
It’s All About Data
Explain – Without proper project data, it’s difficult to relax and lead an
organization
Predict – Comp...
Avoidance Plan
Explain – Without a plan, an organization will
wonder aimlessly.
Predict – Too many plans are either shelve...
Recipe for Leadership
Explain – An undisciplined team can not be
treated as adults.
Predict – When the boss is away, the m...
Attributes of a Leader
Simple – Can communicate to everyone at all levels
Credible – Trusts others and can be trusted
Pred...
Questions?
Intelligence – Integrity – Innovation
We invite you to take a closer look at what we can accomplish together.
Please visit...
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  1. 1. Behavioral Aspects of Leadership Robert Baim MBA PMP CCE TECG LLC, Managing Partner ©2013 International Institute for Learning, Inc., All rights reserved.
  2. 2. Achieving the Proper Balance
  3. 3. Achieving the Proper Balance Using Behavior Management Skills Behavioral Leadership Skills
  4. 4. Defining Leadership Leadership is focusing the efforts of a group towards a common goal Enabling the group to work as a team Ability to get things done through others Establishing and maintaining vision, strategy, and communications Fostering trust and team building Influencing, mentoring, and monitoring Evaluating the performance of the team and project PMBOK® Guide – Fifth Edition, p. 513
  5. 5. Goals of Organizational Behavior Our ability to explain behavior Our ability to predict behavior Our ability to achieve behavior Essentials of Organizational Behavior, Stephen P. Robbins, Fifth Edition, 1997
  6. 6. Leadership vs. Management Which of the following best distinguishes “Management” from “Leadership?” A. establishing direction B. producing results expected by stakeholders C. communicating the vision of the organization D. helping people overcome barriers
  7. 7. Leadership vs. Management – Behavioral Aspect Explain – Before leadership strategies can be used the manager must have time to execute the work related to the project. Predict – With the explosive growth of communication and other modern time distractions, it is difficult to focus on leadership. Achieve – The project manager has to do it. They have to make time. A project manager has to think about what they will be doing each day to demonstrate leadership. Not weekly, but every day!
  8. 8. Leadership Explain – Leadership can’t be dictated. It is not uncommon for project managers to totally lack leadership skills. Predict – Leadership skills will be adopted by those that make time for them. Achieve – Leaders become leaders when they recognize the passion that they have and how they can turn that passion into a successful formula for the organization.
  9. 9. Blake and Mouton Styles 1,1 Impoverished 1,9 Country Club 9,1 Dictatorial 5,5 Status-quo 9,9 Team Concern for People High Low 1,9 9,9 5,5 1,1 9,1 Concern for Production High
  10. 10. It’s All About Data Explain – Without proper project data, it’s difficult to relax and lead an organization Predict – Company project management information systems (PMIS) will probably not be in place or are inadequate. Achieve – Develop performance metrics to measure vital organizational metrics. Refer to the metrics often.
  11. 11. Avoidance Plan Explain – Without a plan, an organization will wonder aimlessly. Predict – Too many plans are either shelved or never make it to the light of day. There just isn’t enough time. Achieve – Create a plan for the project, gain buy-in and refer to the plan often. Leadership is about having a plan in place before you start.
  12. 12. Recipe for Leadership Explain – An undisciplined team can not be treated as adults. Predict – When the boss is away, the mice will play. Achieve – Project management tools must be developed and “used” and support staff must be trained and empowered.
  13. 13. Attributes of a Leader Simple – Can communicate to everyone at all levels Credible – Trusts others and can be trusted Predictive – Makes time to keep focused on the big picture
  14. 14. Questions?
  15. 15. Intelligence – Integrity – Innovation We invite you to take a closer look at what we can accomplish together. Please visit iil.com or contact learning@iil.com to learn more about our training, consulting, coaching, customized courses and other pathways for professional development. Connect with Us: facebook.com/IIL.Inc @IILGlobal bit.ly/IILlinkedin ©2013 International Institute for Learning, Inc., All rights reserved. bit.ly/IILgoogle youtube.com/IILGlobal allpm.com

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