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  • 1. Shared Leadership Michelle Denison, MPH, CHES
  • 2. Shared Leadership Interdependent Relationships Creativity and Imagination Variety of approaches Synthesis of Ideas PASSION Defer to Others: Knowledge and Skill Resourcefulness Partnerships Provide Recognition: Positive Reinforcement Rewards/Incentives Empowerment Safe Environment: No “Turfism” Teamwork Autonomy
  • 3. Shared Leadership
    • Learning
        • Necessary to share, understand, and participate
    • Sharing
        • Open, respectful, and informed conversation
    • Ownership
        • Problems and issues are the responsibility of all team members with opportunities to share and participate
  • 4. Shared Leadership Values Based on Time and Commitment
    • Develop a culture and systems that value PRACTICAL knowledge and technology
    • Move away from “command and control” values to a model of knowledge and power distribution to build TRUST and cooperation
        • Seek out employee opinions with RESPECT
        • Throw out the procedure manual, do what’s best
        • Uses common sense
  • 5.
    • Synthesizes a clear set of binding ETHICAL principles for:
      • Individual growth
      • Professional/personal growth
      • Reward
    • Build relationships
    • Develop skills and values inherent to interactions with co-workers, patients, and others
    Shared Leadership Values Based on Time and Commitment
  • 6. Pitfalls of Shared Leadership
    • Can lead to a lack of attention to the product or outcome
      • Laziness and incompetence
      • Lose sight of the question/problem
    • Excellence of the individual is not rewarded
      • Unfair and de-motivating
      • Resentment builds
      • Inhibits innovative solutions
    • Commitments, understandings and practices are sophisticated
    • Culturally specific
  • 7. Classical vs. Shared Leadership
    • Based on a person’s position in a group
    • Leadership evaluated by problem solving skills
    • Distinction between leaders and followers
    • Formal communication
    • Relies on secrecy, deception, and payoffs
    • Based on the quality of interactions rather than position
    • Leadership evaluated by how people work together
    • People are interdependent
    • All team members are active participants in the leadership process
    • Stress on conversation
    • Values are democratic, honest, based on shared ethics and a common good
  • 8. Any Questions?