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  • LEADERSHIP IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM A Presentation
  • “ If there is anything I would like to be remembered for it is that I helped people understand that leadership is helping other people grow and succeed.  To repeat myself, leadership is not just about you.  It’s about them.” – Jack Welch
  • Contents
    • Defining Leadership
    • Types of Leaders
    • Leadership Styles
    • Theories of Leadership
    • Roles of Leadership
    • Conclusion
  • Defining Leadership
    • Leadership is defined as the process by which an individual influences others in ways that it helps in attaining group or organisational goals.
    • The key of truly effective leadership lies in mastering a wide range of skills and how to make the most of opportunities to learn, lead, and achieve your goals.
  • TYPES OF LEADERS
  • Types of Leaders
    • Leader by the position achieved
    • Leader by personality, charisma
    • Leader by moral example
  • Types of Leadership
    • Leader by power held
    • Intellectual leader
    • Leader because of ability to accomplish things
  • LEADERSHIP STYLES
  • Autocratic Leadership : The Gorilla
    • The Silverback male is dominating, makes decisions for the group
    • The group is highly dependent on the Silverback
  • Democratic Leadership : Siberian Husky
    • Huskies are excellent team players
    • Each husky has a specific role to play in the team
  • Paternalistic Leadership : The Elephant
    • Elephants are highly cooperative by nature
    • Always supports members of its herd
  • Laissez-Faire : The Lion
    • Lion portrays the ‘let it be’ attitude
    • The lead to hunt for the pride is taken by the lionesses.
    • The Lion gives members of his pride the freedom to hunt whenever they want, however they want
  • THEORIES OF LEADERSHIP
  • Trait Theories
    • Is there a set of characteristics that determine a good leader?
    • Do such characteristics produce good leaders?
    • Does this imply that leaders are born not bred?
  • Behavioural Theory
    • Imply that leaders can be trained – focus on the way of doing things
      • Structure based behavioural theories – focus on the leader instituting structures – task orientated
      • Relationship based behavioural theories – focus on the development and maintenance of relationships – process orientated
  • Contingency Theories
    • Leadership as being more flexible – different leadership styles used at different times depending on the circumstance.
    • Suggests leadership is not a fixed series of characteristics that can be transposed into different contexts
  • ROLES OF LEADERSHIP
  • Roles of Leadership
    • Interpersonal Role
      • Includes figurehead, motivator and liaison
    • Informational Role
      • Includes monitor, disseminator and spokesperson
    • Decisional Role
      • Includes entrepreneur, disturbance handler, resource allocator and negotiator
  • Roles of Leadership
    • Communication
    • Human Resource Management
    • Traditional Management
    • Networking
    • Efficient Leader
    • Successful Leader
  • CONCLUSION
    • “ Be gentle and you can be bold. Be frugal and you can be liberal. Avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among them.”