Have patience, be polite ieven if you are a leader, bear a right kind of attitude and “Can Do” attitude, take people along with you, have a clear vision, believe in observation, be focussed, spread your fragrance where ever you are
Care for people, show affection, empathize with them, give them shelter, protection, a sense of security….
Who is a leader ?“A leader is one who guides and directs other people. He gives efforts of his followers a direction and purpose by influencing their behaviour.”-Louis A. Allen.
“A great leader shows the ability tomake decisions and act boldly in theface of setbacks and adversity” –Kautilya,
Leader• Based on modernism & initiative (Leaders are forward looking and full of initiative.)• Based on creative destruction (Leaders are open to the process of destroying existing business modules to make way for the new one.)• Based on capability to communicate (Leaders are communicate aggressively , they vision, mission and philosophy.)• Based on managing complexity (Leaders are made things simple by cutting through bureaucracy.)• Based on role model definition (Leaders willing to play role of ideal citizen.)
Functions of a Leaders• Creating a Vision• Developing followership• Implementing the vision• Following through• Achieving results• Team playing
Functions of a Leaders• Leader is a representative of subordinates• Leader is an appropriate counselor• Leader uses power properly• Leader uses time well• Leader strives for effectiveness
How Do We Develop Leaders?• -Leadership cannot be taught but it can be learned• -No substitute for learning from experience but needs to be situated in a planned and integrated model of leadership development• -Learning from experience affected by the amount of challenge, variety of task and feedback quality• -Leadership theory helps leaders make sense of their development as leaders, challenges their assumptions and opens up new horizons
What makes “Successful Leadership” remain a hotly debated topic• Leadership is not just about talent, intelligence, or charisma.• Winning leaders usually are those who bring forth a rare mix of vision ,passion and drive.• These intangibles motivate ,excite and drive others to relate to a grand vision.
• Leadership, then , is not about maths and science alone. It is about the human touch that converts efforts into result, and talent into magic.• In a commoditized off-the-shelf world, leadership is all about creating lasting competitive advantage
Four Different Ways of Understanding LeadershipPerson : is it WHO ‘leaders’ are that makes them leaders?Result : is it WHAT ‘leaders’ achieve that makes them leaders?Process : is it HOW ‘leaders’ get things done that makes them leaders?Position : is it WHERE ‘leaders’ operate that makes them leaders? (Keith Grint, 2005)
What is leadership ?“The process of influencing the activities of an organized group in its efforts toward goal setting and goal achievement” (Stogdill, 1950,)Three key components to this definitions : - an interpersonal process between one person and a group - can’t have ‘leaders’ without ‘followers’ - criterion for effective leadership = goal achievement
What is leadership ?• “Leadership is a process by which an executive imaginatively directs , guides and influences the work of others in choosing and attaining specified goals by mediating between the individuals and the organization in such a manner that both will obtain maximum satisfaction.” – Theo Haimann.
Leadership• Leadership as “a process of influence on a group in a particular situation at a given point of time and in a specific set of circumstances that stimulates people to strive willingly to attain organizational objectives , giving them experience of helping to attain the common objectives and satisfaction with the type of leadership provided.” -James Gibbin
Leadership• Leadership is a psychological process of influencing followers or sub-ordinates and providing guidance to them.• It is always related to a situation which means a leader may be effective in one situation while ineffective in another.• To be effective , a leader should change his leadership style depending upon the requirements of the situations.
Importance of LeadershipLeadership helps an organization in the following ways:• Determination of goals• Organization Activities• Achieving coordination & cooperation• Representation of workers• Providing Guidance• Inspiration of employees• Building employees Morale• Facilitating Change• Creates confidence• Provides good working climate
Characteristics of leadership• Leadership is a process of influence• Leadership is related to a situation• Leadership is the function of stimulation• Leadership gives an experiences of helping attain the common objectives.• Employees must be satisfied with the type of leadership provided.
Approaches to Leadership• Power-Influence• Traits and skills• Leader Behavior• Situational Approaches• Reciprocal Approaches• Leader emergence
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Leaders Ridicule Opposition Acceptance As drivers of corporate success , organizational design and leadership abilities are of prime importance Business Entrepreneurs as Organizations need great strategies but the House leaders leaders strategic thinking and the rhetoric that supports this is largely dependent on the • Managing relationships • Innovation • Personal effectiveness • Ability to take risks quality of leadership at the top. • Success • Achievement orientation •Visioning & Strategic Planning • Empathy • Passion • Managing complexity • Traits • Perseverance • Styles •Achievement Orientation • Impact & effectivenes •Personal Effectiveness s •Emotional Resilience •Relationship Management •Functional Effectiveness Employees as leaders Politicians •Decision Making as leaders Technical capability Mass appeal •Creativity & Change Change leadership Networking Energy Communication Customer focus Decision making •Customer Focus Decision making Success
Who is a Leader? Motivation Leadership Communication PlanningRemember the 3 M’s Motivate Manage Master
• Plan of today & tomorrow, think in a rational, logical and strategic way, build teams, be a problem solver and a motivator, be balanced in all situations, train and develop people, believe in integrity, put right person to right job.
• Never forget to smile, it costs nothing. Bear a winning attitude, be gentle & kind to all, but mind discipline.
• Have patience, be polite even if you are a leader, bear a right kind of attitude and “Can Do” attitude, take people along with you, have a clear vision, believe in observation, be focused, spread your fragrance where ever you are…
• Care for people, show affection, empathize with them, love them unconditionally, give them shelter, protection, a sense of security….