Stevejobs - Transformational Leadership(APPLE)

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  1. 1. A study of <br /> The Leadership style of <br /> Steve Jobs<br />A presentation by:-<br />AnuradhaSajwan<br />KunalAgrawal<br />SanilRangari<br />11/17/2009<br />1<br />
  2. 2. BIOGRAPHY<br /><ul><li>Born on February 24, 1955 and adopted by Paul & Clara Jobs.
  3. 3. Worked with HP for summer internship after High School.
  4. 4. Dropped out of college after the very first semester.
  5. 5. 1976: Started apple computers with Steve Wozniak in 1976.
  6. 6. 1984: Introduced Revolutionary Macintosh the market.
  7. 7. 1985: was forced to resign by the board of directors of Apple computers.
  8. 8. 1986: Founded Next Computers
  9. 9. 1986: Co-founded Pixar Animation Studio.
  10. 10. 1997: Next computers was sold to Apple & Jobs became the CEO.
  11. 11. 2001: launched revolutionary ipod
  12. 12. 2007: Introduced 3G iphone, first of its kind in the market.</li></ul>11/17/2009<br />2<br />
  13. 13. TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP<br />11/17/2009<br />3<br />
  14. 14. COMPONENTS OF JOB’SLEADERSHIP<br />FOCUS<br />PASSION<br />INNOVATION<br />INVOLVEMENT<br />EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION<br />11/17/2009<br />4<br />
  15. 15. JOB’S LEADERSHIP <br />Like a transformational leader, he focuses on &quot;transforming&quot; others to help each other, to look out for each other, to be encouraging and harmonious, and to look out for the organization as a whole. <br />At Apple, he is seen as a leader whose brilliance and idealistic vision of &quot;providing computers as a tool to change the world,&quot; drew other talented people to him<br />His Leadership creates valuable and positive change in the followers.<br />In his leadership, he enhances the motivation, morale and performance of his follower group. Some people also categorize him as a charismatic leader.<br />11/17/2009<br />5<br />
  16. 16. Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower<br /> - Steve jobs<br />11/17/2009<br />6<br />
  17. 17. “FROM CRITICS DESK…”<br />“his habit of making decisions and then suddenly changing his mind has been given as part of the reason he is difficult to work for”-brainmass<br />“Jobs has got an aggressive and demanding personality”.-critics<br />“He is one of Silicon Valley&apos;s leading egomaniacs”.–Fortune Magazine<br />“Jobs would have made an excellent king of France with his compelling and larger-than-life persona”- JefRaskin, former collegue. <br />“Some times he acts anti gates, & some times he requests Microsoft to develop software for their computers, that is weird”.-critics<br />11/17/2009<br />7<br />
  18. 18. “You can&apos;t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they&apos;ll want something new” – Steve Jobs<br />11/17/2009<br />8<br />
  19. 19. HONORS<br />1985: National Medal of Technology by President Ronald Reagan with Steve Wozniak(the first people to ever receive the honor)<br />1987: Jefferson Award for Public Service in the category (the Samuel S. Beard Award).<br />2007: Jobs was named the most powerful person in business by Fortune Magazine<br />2007: California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver inducted Jobs into the California Hall of Fame<br />2009: Jobs was selected the most admired entrepreneur among teenagers on a survey by Junior Achievement<br />11/17/2009<br />9<br />
  20. 20. REFERENCES:<br />www.wikipedia.com<br />www.brainmass.com<br />www.thepracticeofleadership.net<br />www.youtube.com<br />www.scribd.com<br />Organizational Behavior-Fred Luthans<br />THANK YOU<br />11/17/2009<br />10<br />

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