ControllingManagerImplementscontrol systems PerformancemeasuresIdentifiesvariancesFixes variancesLeader MotivateInspireGives sense ofaccomplishment
Leadership TraitsIntelligenceMore intelligentthan non-leadersScholarshipKnowledgeBeing able toget things donePhysicalDoesn’t see tobe correlatedPersonalityVerbal facilityHonestyInitiativeAggressiveSelf-confidentAmbitiousOriginalitySociabilityAdaptability
Leadership StylesDelegatingLow relationship/low taskResponsibilityWilling employeesParticipatingHigh relationship/low taskFacilitate decisionsAble but unwillingSellingHigh task/highrelationshipExplain decisionsWilling but unableTellingHigh Task/LowrelationshipProvide instructionClosely supervise
New Leaders Take NoteGeneral AdviceTake advantageof the transitionperiodGet advice andcounselShow empathyto predecessorLearn leadershipChallengesNeed knowledgequicklyEstablish newrelationshipsExpectationsPersonalequilibrium
New Leader TrapsNot learningquicklyIsolationKnow-it-allKeeping existingteamTaking on toomuchCaptured bywrong peopleSuccessorsyndrome
Seven Basic PrinciplesHave two to three years to makemeasurable financial and culturalprogressCome in knowing current strategy,goals, and challenges. Formhypothesis on operating prioritiesBalance intense focus on prioritieswith flexibility on implementation….
Seven Basic Principles, con’tDecide about new organizationarchitectureBuild personal credibility andmomentumEarn right to transform entityRemember there is no “one” way tomanage a transition
Create MomentumFoundation forchangeVision of howthe organizationwill lookBuild politicalbase to supportchangeModify cultureto fit visionLearn and knowabout companySecuring earlywinsFirst set shortterm goalsWhen achievedmake a big dealShould fit longterm strategy
Create MomentumBuild credibilityDemanding butcan be satisfiedAccessible butnot too familiarFocused butflexibleActiveCan make toughcalls but humane
Master TechnologiesLearn from internal and externalsourcesVisioning - develop strategyPush vs. pull toolsWhat values does the strategy embrace?What behaviors are needed?Communicate the visionSimple text - Best channelsClear meaning - Do it yourself!
Enabling Technologies, con’tCoalition buildingDon’t ignore politicsTechnical change notenoughPoliticalmanagement isn’tsame as beingpoliticalPrevent blockingcoalitionsBuild political capital
Manage OneselfBe self-awareDefine yourleadership styleGet advice andcounselAdvice is fromexpert to leaderCounsel isinsightTypes of helpTechnicalPoliticalPersonalAdvisor traitsCompetent TrustworthyEnhance yourstatus