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  • 1. Task 1 Find out information about leadership. Gather information on leadership (ie principles, styles, skills and qualities) from a variety of sources. Interpret and adapt the information gathered. Produce a report on leadership based on the information you have gathered. INTRODUCTION TO LEADERSHIP ASSESSMENTS
  • 2. Task 1 “ Principles , styles, skills and qualities” EXAMPLES OF LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES leadership is an action, not a position – each of us, as individuals, need to be leaders leadership begins "in here" before moving "out there" to lead others If It's to Be, It's Up to Me– leaders take responsibility for their actions Leaders take initiative and navigate their team through doing what needs to be done rather then waiting for "them" to do something http://www.jimclemmer.com/timeless-leadership-principles.php “ Principles” are key, core beliefs
  • 3. Task 1 “Principles, styles, skills and qualities” EXAMPLES OF LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES It's not about changing them, it's about changing us. That starts with changing me. Leadership is the stuff of dreams, inspiration, excitement, desire, pride, care, passion, and love Leaders often energize people through servant leadership - by working for them http://www.jimclemmer.com/timeless-leadership-principles.php “ Principles” are key, core beliefs Strong leaders recognize that their role is to create the conditions that lead to self-motivation .
  • 4. “ Principles” are key, core beliefs
  • 5. Task 1 “Principles, styles , skills and qualities” EXAMPLES OF LEADERSHIP STYLES
  • 6. Task 1 “Principles, styles , skills and qualities” EXAMPLES OF LEADERSHIP STYLES Leadership Styles THESE ARE THE MAIN 4 YOU WILL NEED TO REFER TO IN YOUR ASSESSMENTS THROUGHOUT THIS YEAR
  • 7. Task 1 “Principles, styles , skills and qualities” EXAMPLES OF LEADERSHIP STYLES
    • Autocratic
      • Leader decides
      • Leader informs staff of decision
      • Leader ensures necessary action taken
    • Charismatic
      • Leader decides
      • Leader “sells” necessary action to staff
      • Leader ensures necessary action taken
  • 8. Task 1 “Principles, styles , skills and qualities” EXAMPLES OF LEADERSHIP STYLES
    • Democratic
      • Leader joins staff as equal, ensuring that everybody has input
      • Staff and leader take collective responsibility for action
      • Leader provides support
    • Laissez faire
      • Leader leaves staff to make own decision
      • Leader is informed by staff of decision
      • Staff take responsibility for action
  • 9. Task 1 “Principles, styles , skills and qualities” EXAMPLES OF LEADERSHIP STYLES
    • Transformational
      • Has integrity
      • Clearly communicates a shared vision of the future
      • Sets a good example
      • Expects the best from the team
      • Encourages, supports & inspires
    • Servant
      • Devoted to meeting the needs of those they lead
      • Develop employees to bring out the best in them
      • Coach others and encourage their self expression
      • Listen and build a sense of community
  • 10. Task 1 “Principles, styles , skills and qualities” EXAMPLES OF LEADERSHIP STYLES Good leaders often switch instinctively between styles, according to the people they lead and the work that needs to be done.
  • 11. Task 1 “Principles, styles, skills and qualities” EXAMPLES OF LEADERSHIP SKILLS Qualities describe a person and their personality; skills are things we have learned. There is an overlap between both. Good communication Organisation Decision making Delegation “ Leadership is about behaviour first, skills second. Good leaders are followed chiefly because people trust and respect them, rather than the skills they possess.” http://www.businessballs.com/leadership.htm
  • 12. Task 1 “Principles, styles, skills and qualities ” EXAMPLES OF LEADERSHIP QUALITIES Key leadership qualities HR World, David Hakkala, Mar 2008 Vision Integrity Dedication Magnanimity Humility Openness Creativity Fairness Assertiveness Humour Qualities describe a person and their personality; skills are things we have learned. There is an overlap between both. Qualities describe a person and their personality; skills are things we have learned. There is an overlap between both.