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Leadership

  1. 1. Leadership
  2. 2. What is leadership?Leading peopleInfluencing peopleCommanding peopleGuiding people
  3. 3. Types of LeadersLeader by the position achievedLeader by personality, charismaLeader by moral exampleLeader by power heldIntellectual leaderLeader because of ability toaccomplish things
  4. 4. Managers vs. LeadersManagersFocus on thingsDo things rightPlanOrganizeDirectControlFollows therulesLeadersFocus on peopleDo the right thingsInspireInfluenceMotivateBuildShape entities
  5. 5. Common ActivitiesPlanningOrganizingDirectingControlling
  6. 6. PlanningManagerPlanningBudgetingSets targetsEstablishesdetailed stepsAllocatesresourcesLeaderDevises strategySets directionCreates vision
  7. 7. OrganizingManagerCreatesstructureJob descriptionsStaffingHierarchyDelegatesTrainingLeaderGets people onboard for strategyCommunicationNetworks
  8. 8. Directing WorkManagerSolves problemsNegotiatesBrings toconsensusLeaderEmpowerspeopleCheerleader
  9. 9. ControllingManagerImplementscontrol systems PerformancemeasuresIdentifiesvariancesFixes variancesLeader MotivateInspireGives sense ofaccomplishment
  10. 10. Leadership TraitsIntelligenceMore intelligentthan non-leadersScholarshipKnowledgeBeing able toget things donePhysicalDoesn’t see tobe correlatedPersonalityVerbal facilityHonestyInitiativeAggressiveSelf-confidentAmbitiousOriginalitySociabilityAdaptability
  11. 11. Leadership StylesDelegatingLow relationship/low taskResponsibilityWilling employeesParticipatingHigh relationship/low taskFacilitate decisionsAble but unwillingSellingHigh task/highrelationshipExplain decisionsWilling but unableTellingHigh Task/LowrelationshipProvide instructionClosely supervise
  12. 12. New Leaders Take NoteGeneral AdviceTake advantageof the transitionperiodGet advice andcounselShow empathyto predecessorLearn leadershipChallengesNeed knowledgequicklyEstablish newrelationshipsExpectationsPersonalequilibrium
  13. 13. New Leader TrapsNot learningquicklyIsolationKnow-it-allKeeping existingteamTaking on toomuchCaptured bywrong peopleSuccessorsyndrome
  14. 14. Seven Basic PrinciplesHave two to three years to makemeasurable financial and culturalprogressCome in knowing current strategy,goals, and challenges. Formhypothesis on operating prioritiesBalance intense focus on prioritieswith flexibility on implementation….
  15. 15. Seven Basic Principles, con’tDecide about new organizationarchitectureBuild personal credibility andmomentumEarn right to transform entityRemember there is no “one” way tomanage a transition
  16. 16. Core TasksCreate MomentumMastertechnologies oflearning, visioning,and coalitionbuildingManage oneself
  17. 17. Create MomentumFoundation forchangeVision of howthe organizationwill lookBuild politicalbase to supportchangeModify cultureto fit visionLearn and knowabout companySecuring earlywinsFirst set shortterm goalsWhen achievedmake a big dealShould fit longterm strategy
  18. 18. Create MomentumBuild credibilityDemanding butcan be satisfiedAccessible butnot too familiarFocused butflexibleActiveCan make toughcalls but humane
  19. 19. Master TechnologiesLearn from internal and externalsourcesVisioning - develop strategyPush vs. pull toolsWhat values does the strategy embrace?What behaviors are needed?Communicate the visionSimple text - Best channelsClear meaning - Do it yourself!
  20. 20. Enabling Technologies, con’tCoalition buildingDon’t ignore politicsTechnical change notenoughPoliticalmanagement isn’tsame as beingpoliticalPrevent blockingcoalitionsBuild political capital
  21. 21. Manage OneselfBe self-awareDefine yourleadership styleGet advice andcounselAdvice is fromexpert to leaderCounsel isinsightTypes of helpTechnicalPoliticalPersonalAdvisor traitsCompetent TrustworthyEnhance yourstatus
  22. 22. How Far Can You Go?

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