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Project Organization and Leadership

  1. 1. College of Engineering Civil Division GE – 402 5- Project Organization 5-2 Project Leadership Submitted by : Abdulmalik Al-Suiena Group ( 2 )2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 1
  2. 2. 5-2 Project Leadership Leadership Vision Characteristics2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 2
  3. 3. Defining Leadership Leadership is a dynamic relationship based on mutual influence and common purpose between leaders and collaborators in which both are moved to higher levels of motivation and moral development as they affect real, intended change. Joseph Rost, Leadership for the 21st Century2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 3
  4. 4. 5-2 Project Leadership Leadership Vision Characteristics2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 4
  5. 5. The Locus of LeadershipLeader characteristics-Honesty-Competence Locus-Being forward-looking Situation-Strength of character Characteristics Figure : Locus of Leadership-Humility and self-understanding Follower characteristics Maturity-The willingness to seek consultation Dynamic followership Situation characteristics- Responsibility for others Task structure Organization’s culture Group characteristics 2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 5
  6. 6. The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership1. Model the way2. Inspire a shared vision3. Challenge the process4. Enable others to act5. Encourage the heart Based on “The Leadership Challenge” by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner 2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 6
  7. 7. 1. Model the way A- Set the example A – 1 Be clear about your values and beliefs A – 2 Make certain that people abide by agreed-upon values A – 3 Practice what you preach B - Plan small wins B – 1 Divide tasks into small chunks B – 2 Reduce items to their essentials B – 3 Don’t generally push people into change 2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 7
  8. 8. 2. Inspire a shared vision. A - Envision the future B - Enlist others B - 1 Describe to others the kind of future you can create together B - 2 Communicate a positive outlook B - 3 Know your followers B - 4 Be emotionally intelligent 2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 8
  9. 9. 3. Challenge the process A - Always search for opportunities to improve and innovate A – 1 Communicate A – 2 Use outsight B - Experiment and be brave enough to fail. C - Establish a process for creating new ideas C – 1 Honor all who come up with great new ideas. D - View each failure as a learning opportunity 2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 9
  10. 10. 4. Enable others to act A - Foster collaboration A – 1 Involve followers in participating in the decisions that affect them B - Strengthen others B – 1 Give people the autonomy to make their own decisions B – 2 Foster mutual respect and trust B – 3 Make it possible for others to succeed Willingness to perform PERFORMANC E Opportunit Capacity y to perform to perform 2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 10
  11. 11. 5. Encourage the heart A - Recognize contributions A – 1 Reward people for a job well done A – 2 Link rewards to achievements B - Celebrate accomplishment B – 1 Celebrate moments of accomplishment immediately B – 2 Celebrate when project milestones are met 2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 11
  12. 12. SummaryVoluntary.Leadership is about integrity, visioning, competence, humility and a willingness to“love”.Adjust to the situation.Leadership is self-development.Leadership is development of others.Challenge - Inspire - Enable - Model - Encourage. 2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 12
  13. 13. 5-2 Project Leadership Leadership Vision Characteristics2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 13
  14. 14. Establishing a Project Vision Where there is no vision, people die Proverbs Module Overview # Levels of vision # Project vision defined # Tips and tricks for writing a good project vision2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 14
  15. 15. Levels of Vision* - A description of the future, stated in the present tense.* - May also be called a mission, goal, or objective.* - A vision is “a goal with a soul.” Corporate Departmental Project 2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 15
  16. 16. SummaryA - Project visions are not always necessaryB - When needed, project visions: B – 1 Are narrower than corporate visions B – 2 Can be hard to write 2/20/2010 Author: Dr. Tomas U. Ganiron Jr 16

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