• Like
Leadership: Overview, Challenges and Opportunities
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

Leadership: Overview, Challenges and Opportunities


John Girard talk "Leadership: Overview, Challenges and Opportunities" at the Land Training Center's Leadership Conference in Khartoum, Sudna

John Girard talk "Leadership: Overview, Challenges and Opportunities" at the Land Training Center's Leadership Conference in Khartoum, Sudna

Published in Business
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
No Downloads


Total Views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide


  • 1. ! Leadership:  Overview,  Challenges   and  Opportuni�es   ! 1   John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   john@johngirard.net   www.johngirard.net   ! Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   It  is  all  about  People!   The  Nature  of  Leadership   ! ! 4   3   Sagology  is  dedicated  to  connec�ng  people  with  people  to   facilitate  collabora�on,  learning,  and  knowledge  sharing   through  keynotes,  workshops,  and  consul�ng.   Many  styles  of   leadership  can  be   effec�ve   Goals     sagology  [sāj-­‐ol-­‐uh-­‐jee]       -­‐noun         1.  2.      Influence   the  study  of  organiza�onal  wisdom  in  all  its  forms,  esp.  with  reference  to   technology,  leadership,  culture,  process,  and  measurement   the  study  of  one  venerated  for  experience,  judgment,  and  wisdom.   People   Origin:       2008;    Canadian  English,  from  Middle  English  sage  +  -­‐ology.     Leadership  is  the  ability  to   influence  people  toward  the   a�ainment  of  goals       Sage  [Middle  English,  from  Old  French,  from  Vulgar  La�n  *sapius,  from  La�n  sapere,  to  be  wise;  see  sep-­‐  in  Indo-­‐European  roots.]   -­‐ology  [Middle  English  -­‐logie,  from  Old  French,  from  La�n  -­‐logia,  from  Greek  -­‐logiā  (from  logos,  word,  speech;  see  leg-­‐  in  Indo-­‐ European  roots)  and  from  -­‐logos,  one  who  deals  with  (from  legein,  to  speak;  see  leg-­‐  in  Indo-­‐European  roots).]   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Leadership  is  Evolving  …   Leadership   ! ! 5   6   Ø Take  a  moment  to  think  of  a  great  leader   Ø  What  makes  him  or  her  great?   technology,   economic,  labor,   social,  and   cultural  changes   needs  of  the   organiza�on   change   Ø Think  of  a  leader  who  fails  to  meet  your   turbulence  and   uncertainty  of   the  environment   expecta�ons   Ø  What  traits,  characteris�cs,  or  behaviors  led  to  your   percep�on  of  him  or  her?   Ø As  we  discuss  leaders  …  think  of  these  two   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   www.johngirard.net   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.     1                                                                                  john@johngirard.net  
  • 2. ! Great  Leaders  …  Around  the  World   ! 7   600+ Students, 75 Faculty & Staff, 50 Family Members, 50 Life Long Learners and … Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Contemporary  Leadership   ! 10   Level  5     Leadership   Servant     Leadership   Turbulent     Times   Authen�c   Leadership   Interac�ve   Leadership   Listen  to  the  en�re  interview  at  h�p://www.semesteratsea.org/2013/02/01/student-­‐qa-­‐with-­‐archbishop-­‐desmond-­‐tutu/   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Level  5  Leadership   Servant  Leadership   ! 11   ! 12   Ø Fierce  resolve  to  do  what  is  best  for  organiza�on   Ø Ancient  idea   Ø   Lack  of  ego  (humility)   Ø Work  exists  for  the     Ø   Credit  other  people   development  of  the  worker   Ø Servant  leaders  transcend  self-­‐ interest  to  serve  others   Ø Servant  leaders  give  away  power,   ideas,  informa�on,  recogni�on,   credit,  and  money   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   www.johngirard.net   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.     2                                                                                  john@johngirard.net  
  • 3. ! Components  of  Authen�c  Leadership   Interac�ve  Leadership   ! 13   ! 14   Interac�ve   leadership   means  that  the   leader  favors  a   consensual  and   collabora�ve   process   Leaders  who  know  and  understand  themselves   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Leader  and  Manager  Quali�es   The  Leadership  Grid   ! 15   ! 16   Which  list  describes  the  leader?   What  is  the  difference  between  management  and   leadership?   Leader   Manager   Behavior  Approaches   Where  a     re   Where  are   your     you   Defined  two  leadership  behaviors:   as  a   leaders?   leader?   Task-­‐oriented  behavior   People-­‐oriented  behavior   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Situa�onal  Model  of  Leadership   Transforma�onal  vs  Transac�onal   ! 17   Transac�onal   Con�ngency  Approaches:   • Clarify  tasks   • Ini�ate  structure   • Provide  awards   • Improve  produc�vity   • Hard  working   • Tolerant  and  fair   minded   • Focus  on  management     Extension  of  behavioral  theories     Focus  on  characteris�cs  of   followers     Seek  appropriate  leadership   behavior   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   www.johngirard.net ! 18     Transforma�onal   • Innova�ve     • Recognize  follower   needs   • Inspire  followers   • Create  a  be�er  future   • Promote  significant   change   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.     3                                                                                  john@johngirard.net  
  • 4. ! Styles  of  Followership   Power  and  Influence   ! 19   ! 20   Ø Posi�on  Power   Ø  Legi�mate  Power   Ø  Reward  Power   Ø  Coercive  Power   Organiza�on  does  not  exist  without   followers     Understand  followers:  cri�cal  thinking   versus  dependent  uncri�cal  thinking   Both  leaders   and  followers   use  power  to   get  things   done   Ø Personal  Power   Ø  Expert  Power   Ø  Referent  Power   Ø Other  Sources  of  Power   Ø  Personal  Effort   Ø  Network  of  Rela�onships   Ø  Informa�on   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Interpersonal  Influence  Tac�cs     What  leads  to  success?   ! 21   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   ! 22   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Groups  and  Teams   Five  Common  Dysfunc�ons  of  Teams   ! 23   ! 24   Is  there  a  difference  between  a  group  and  a  team?   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   www.johngirard.net   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.     4                                                                                  john@johngirard.net  
  • 5. ! A  Model  of  Styles  to  Handle  Conflict   Five  Stages  of  Team  Development   ! 25   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   ! 26   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Four  Ways  Team  Norms  Develop   Balancing  Conflict  and  Coopera�on   ! 27   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   ! 28   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Listening   Tribal  Leadership   ! 29   ! 30   h�p://www.triballeadership.net/what-­‐is-­‐tribal-­‐leadership/diagnosing-­‐culture   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   www.johngirard.net   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.     5                                                                                  john@johngirard.net  
  • 6. ! Tribal  Leadership   Free  Audio  Book   ! ! 31   32   h�p://www.triballeadership.net/audio-­‐book   h�p://www.ted.com/talks/david_logan_on_tribal_leadership.html   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   The  Nature  of  Leadership   Leadership:  Overview,  Challenges   and  Opportuni�es   ! 33   Many  styles  of   leadership  can  be   effec�ve   Goals   ! 34   John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   john@johngirard.net   www.johngirard.net   Influence   People   Leadership  is  the  ability  to   influence  people  toward  the   a�ainment  of  goals   ! Leadership  Challenges  and  Opportuni�es  ©  2014,  John  P.  Girard,  Ph.D.   www.johngirard.net     6                                                                                  john@johngirard.net