Leadership Skills that will take you from Good To Great

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Presentation on the basic points of the popular leadership book, Good to Great by Jim Collins. Presented for the Loyola Universtiy MBA Program

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Leadership Skills that will take you from Good To Great

  1. 1. E FFECTIVE T EAM L EADERSHIP A C ULTURE OF D ISCIPLINE Created by: Alisha Payton
  2. 2. TEAMS <ul><ul><li>What are they? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A collection of people, often drawn from diverse but related groups, assigned to achieve a well-defined goal for an organization or a project. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What do they do? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Develop improved work and business processes and produce results within a specific time </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. TEAM LEADER <ul><li>ROLES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal Consultant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Helps team ID obstacles preventing efficiency and effective work flow </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visionary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Explains to team what they are striving for and why </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experimenter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Involve team in pathfinding decisions on values, goals, and priorities of vision </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trains team, provides constructive feedback, & creates spirit of trust </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Engages team in discussions of strategic decisions so that people stay focused </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Team Leadership <ul><li>How can team leadership stifle entrepreneurial progress ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hierarchy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bureaucracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excessive controls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inconsistent Vision </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Creative Discipline The Good to Great Matrix of Creative Discipline Culture of Discipline Ethic of Entrepreneurship Low Low High High Great Organization Bureaucratic Organization Start-up Organization Hierarchical Organization
  6. 6. Creative Discipline <ul><li>Entrepreneurial success is fueled by </li></ul><ul><ul><li>creativity & imagination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>initiative & determination </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurial stand still arises from </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lack of discipline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incompetence </li></ul></ul>Disciplined People  Hierarchy Disciplined Thought  Bureaucracy Disciplined Action  Excessive Controls
  7. 7. Creative Discipline <ul><li>If you have . . . . </li></ul><ul><li>DISCIPLINED PEOPLE </li></ul><ul><li>You will not need . . . </li></ul><ul><li>HIERARCHY </li></ul>Disciplined People  Hierarchy Disciplined Thought  Bureaucracy Disciplined Action  Excessive Controls
  8. 8. Creative Discipline <ul><li>If you have . . . . </li></ul><ul><li>DISCIPLINED THOUGHT </li></ul><ul><li>You will not need . . . </li></ul><ul><li>BUREAUCRACY </li></ul>Disciplined People  Hierarchy Disciplined Thought  Bureaucracy Disciplined Action  Excessive Controls
  9. 9. Creative Discipline <ul><li>If you have . . . . </li></ul><ul><li>DISCIPLINED ACTION </li></ul><ul><li>You will not need . . . </li></ul><ul><li>EXCESSIVE CONTROLS </li></ul>Disciplined People  Hierarchy Disciplined Thought  Bureaucracy Disciplined Action  Excessive Controls
  10. 10. Creative Discipline <ul><li>If you have . . . . </li></ul><ul><li>DISCIPLINED IN ACTION </li></ul><ul><li>You will not need . . . </li></ul><ul><li>INCONSISTENT VISION </li></ul>Disciplined People  Hierarchy Disciplined Thought  Bureaucracy Disciplined Action  Excessive Controls
  11. 11. A Culture of Discipline Culture of Discipline Culture of Discipline STEP TWO BUILDUP. . . BREAKTHROUGH ! <ul><li>Effective team leaders cultivate entrepreneurial </li></ul><ul><li>success by creating a team culture of discipline </li></ul>STEP FOUR STEP THREE STEP ONE Technology Accelerators DISCIPLINED THOUGHT DISCIPLINED PEOPLE DISCIPLINED ACTION DISCIPLINED INACTION
  12. 12. <ul><li>Get the </li></ul><ul><li>RIGHT </li></ul><ul><li>people on the bus and the </li></ul><ul><li>WRONG </li></ul><ul><li>people off. </li></ul>FIRST STEP JIMCOLLINS.COM
  13. 13. Disciplined People <ul><li>The RIGHT People are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Without need to be tightly managed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self motivated by inner drive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The RIGHT People also </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Perform with freedom & responsibility within an environment that is </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>methodical </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>structured </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>consistent </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>modeled around the 3 circles </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. SECOND STEP CONFRONT the brutal facts, yet never lose FAITH JIMCOLLINS.COM
  15. 15. Disciplined Thought <ul><ul><li>Have discipline to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Confront brutal facts of reality </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maintain unwavering faith you will prevail </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Do whatever it takes to become the best in your hedgehog concept </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. THIRD STEP Fanatically adhere to your HEDGEHOG CONCEPT JIMCOLLINS.COM
  17. 17. Disciplined Action <ul><ul><li>Any team member should: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Understand the 3 circles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Describe how they contribute to the 3 circles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stay disciplined within the 3circles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leads to entire team being disciplined in their hedgehog concept; not just the leader </li></ul></ul>JIMCOLLINS.COM
  18. 18. Disciplined Action <ul><li>A Culture, not a Tyrant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t be a tyrannical disciplinarian personally enforcing vision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a culture of understanding and awareness where all are disciplined in the hedgehog concept; not just the team leader </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. STEP FOUR Create a “ Stop Doing” List
  20. 20. Discipline of Inaction <ul><li>Leaders are usually obsessive, compulsive “ doers ” which hinders entrepreneurial progress </li></ul><ul><li>Instead, impose a obsessive “ stop doing ” discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Create “ stop doing ” list to complement “to do” list </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set aside time to discuss with team what distractions and inconsistencies in hedgehog concept to remove </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leaders who do less force team to become more innovative & independent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frees up resources for more promising opportunities </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. &quot; The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been .“ — Henry Kissinger
  22. 22. REFERENCES <ul><li>Antonioni, David. 1994. Managerial roles for effective team leadership. Supervisory Management. v39 n5 p3(1). </li></ul><ul><li>Cantoni, Craig J. Learning the ropes of teamwork. Wall Street Journal . New York, NY, Oct 2, 1995, pg A12. </li></ul><ul><li>Collins, Jim. 2001. Good to Great. HarperCollins Publishers. </li></ul><ul><li>Covey, Stephen R. Mission and Margin, develop disciplines to execute. www.leaderExcel.com . 15 October 2005. </li></ul>

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