Leadership – the ability to influence the behavior of other people. In organizational context, the leader exerts influence in order to accomplish the objectives.
~ Richard A. Johnson, Fremont E. Kast, and James E. Rosenzweig ~
3. Leadership is the ability to influence the
behavior of other people. In organizational
context, the leader exerts influence in
order to accomplish the objectives.
~ Richard A. Johnson, Fremont E. Kast, and James E. Rosenzweig ~
“the activity of influencing people to cooperate
toward some goal which they come to find
4. “as the behavior of an individual who is
involved in directing group activities”
~John K. Hemphill~
“the art that stresses the attainment of mutual
ends through coordination and motivation of
both individuals and groups”
~John D. Pffifner and Robert Presthus~
How would you define leadership?
6. LEADERSHIP FOUR (4) BASIC
1. The dissection of its part and their relationship
with internal as well as external elements.
2. The projection of components in terms of their
respective nature and bases.
3. Its basic issue of unity or desirability.
4. Possibilities of sharing or withdrawing it.
“Leadership is the ability to direct people,
more important, to have those people accept that
7. Nature and Elements of Leadership
The organization’s primary resource is its
people. By his qualities, a leader can create
worthy aspiration. By precept and example, he can
convert his people to that aspiration.
It is, therefore, obvious that essentials for good
leadership must depend on the personal traits of
8. Elements of Leadership:
1. Interpersonal influence
2. Rising to situations
3. Strong communication skill
4. Ability to direct the attainment of a specific goal
9. PERSONAL TRAITS OF THE LEADER:
Physical proficiency and resiliency – It enables the
leader to quickly recover under times of exceptional
stress and immediately continue his work.
Intelligence – It enables the leader to thoroughly
understand his job and his people, as well as
anticipate critical problems.
Character – It strongly determines the individuality
of the leaders and his attitudes toward his
10. CHARACTER TRAITS OF THE
Judgment – It is the power of the mind to weigh
various factors and arrive at a sound decision.
Unselfishness - It is the avoidance of providing for
one’s own comfort or advantage at the expense of
Decisiveness- It is the ability to make decisions
promptly and express them clearly.
Enthusiasm- It is the display of sincere interest in
the performance of all duties.
11. CHARACTER TRAITS OF THE
Loyalty- It is the quality of faithfulness to superiors,
subordinates and the organization where the leaders
Dependability – It is the certainty of power
performance of duty with loyalty to superiors and
Integrity- It is uprightness of moral character and the
quality of honesty and truthfulness.
Courage- It is the mental quality which recognizes but
enables the individual to accept or meet challenges with
calmness and fearlessness.
12. CHARACTER TRAITS OF THE
Knowledge- It is the acquired knowledge of the
profession not only on the job, but also on the
Bearing- It is the act of creating a favorable
impression in personal conduct at all times.
Initiative-It is the quality of seeing what needs to
be done and initiating a course of action.
13. CHARACTER TRAITS OF THE
Tact- It is the ability to deal with others without
Endurance- It is the leader’s mental and
physical stamina moved by the ability to stand
pain or hardships.
Justice- It is the ability to be impartial and
consistent in dealing with subordinates.
14. QUALITIES OF
» Leadership qualities are demonstrated in a leader’s
behaviour, not their position.
“Leadership is not just one quality but rather a
blend of qualities”.
15. LEADERSHIP QUALITIES
» Enable direction and structure
by the group
» A clear vision
» Enable motivation and enthusiasm
» Make a difference
» People-oriented skills
» Skilful communicator
» Build character
qualities do you have?
» Vision and passion
» Strong communicating skills
» Role model
» Have integrity and honesty
» Be organised
(Trenberth and Collins, 1994)
17. LEADERSHIP AS
“A good leader inspires people to have
confidence in their leader.
A great leader inspires people to have confidence
18. LEADERSHIP AS
Current ideas on leadership involve empowering followers to
This is important in a coach-leadership role as empowering
athletes enables them to make their own decisions and self-lead
“The best leaders - people do not even notice their existence.
The next best - people honour and praise.
The next the people fear.
The next the people hate.
When the best leader’s work is done the people say ‘we did it ourselves’.”
(Lao-Tzu in Morris, Willcocks and Knasel, 2000)
19. LEADERS BUILD
To build leadership the leader has to enable
participant independence so they can perform
with freedom and autonomy to make informed
decisions without the leader around.
20. THE LEADERSHIP ROLE
A good leader is a person who:
» Is a good teacher
» Doesn’t put down those they are working with
» Gets the most from those they are working with
» Works within the framework of the rules
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way,
and shows the way.”
John C. Maxwell
21. THE INGREDIENTS OF A SUCCESSFUL
» Create and practise values
» Develop committed followers
» Inspire lofty accomplishments
» Model appropriate behaviour
» Focus attention on important issues
» Connect the group to the outside world
(Lee & King, 2001)
What other ingredients are important to be a
22. WHAT IS SUCCESSFUL
Successful leaders get the most out of the participants
and enable them to learn:
»How to lead and follow within the team
»How to make good decisions
»Not to be afraid to fail
»How to be successful leaders and people
»To be the best they can be
(Adapted from Hinkson, 2001)
23. THE LOMBARDI LEADERSHIP MODEL
Which of these leadership traits are the hardest for you?
Character Belief Habit
Courage Responsibility Sacrifice
Mental Toughness Discipline
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