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Leadership: Personality and Traits for Effective Leaders By: M.Waqas Azad  03F-EE-26
Leadership  <ul><li>Definition:   The influencing process of leaders and followers to achieve objectives through change </...
Personality Traits and Leadership <ul><li>Traits:   Distinguishing personal characteristics. </li></ul><ul><li>Personality...
Big Five Model of Personality <ul><li>It categorizes traits into the dimensions of: </li></ul><ul><li>Surgency </li></ul><...
Derailed Leadership Traits <ul><li>Use of Bullying Style  </li></ul><ul><li>Cold, Aloof and Arrogant </li></ul><ul><li>Bet...
Traits of Effective Leaders <ul><li>Dominance </li></ul><ul><li>High energy </li></ul><ul><li>Self Confidence </li></ul><u...
Traits of Effective Leaders Cont... <ul><li>Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Sensitivity to Ot...
Alexander the Great, a Leader <ul><li>Most Powerful Military Leader and Conqueror </li></ul><ul><li>Titled as “Lord of Asi...
Qualities of Alexander the Great <ul><li>Brilliant General  </li></ul><ul><li>Courage  </li></ul><ul><li>Self-confidence <...
Lessons of Leadership <ul><li>Leaders should: </li></ul><ul><li>Have a compelling vision  </li></ul><ul><li>Know their opp...
Lessons of Leadership Cont… <ul><li>Make training and development the  organization’s core competence  </li></ul><ul><li>C...
<ul><li>There are no set traits and behaviors for effective leaders, these may vary from leader to leader. </li></ul>Concl...
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  1. 1. Leadership: Personality and Traits for Effective Leaders By: M.Waqas Azad 03F-EE-26
  2. 2. Leadership <ul><li>Definition: The influencing process of leaders and followers to achieve objectives through change </li></ul><ul><li>Influencing: A process of a leader communicating ideas, gaining acceptance of them and motivating followers to support and implement the ideas through change </li></ul>
  3. 3. Personality Traits and Leadership <ul><li>Traits: Distinguishing personal characteristics. </li></ul><ul><li>Personality: Combination of traits that classifies an individual’s behavior. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Big Five Model of Personality <ul><li>It categorizes traits into the dimensions of: </li></ul><ul><li>Surgency </li></ul><ul><li>Agreeableness </li></ul><ul><li>Adjustment </li></ul><ul><li>Conscientiousness </li></ul><ul><li>Openness to experience </li></ul>
  5. 5. Derailed Leadership Traits <ul><li>Use of Bullying Style </li></ul><ul><li>Cold, Aloof and Arrogant </li></ul><ul><li>Betray Personal Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Self-Centered and Overly Ambitious </li></ul><ul><li>Specific Performance Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Over Managed, Unable to Delegate </li></ul>
  6. 6. Traits of Effective Leaders <ul><li>Dominance </li></ul><ul><li>High energy </li></ul><ul><li>Self Confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Locus of Control </li></ul><ul><li>Stability </li></ul><ul><li>Integrity </li></ul>
  7. 7. Traits of Effective Leaders Cont... <ul><li>Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Sensitivity to Others </li></ul>
  8. 8. Alexander the Great, a Leader <ul><li>Most Powerful Military Leader and Conqueror </li></ul><ul><li>Titled as “Lord of Asia” </li></ul><ul><li>Charismatic Leader </li></ul>
  9. 9. Qualities of Alexander the Great <ul><li>Brilliant General </li></ul><ul><li>Courage </li></ul><ul><li>Self-confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme Intelligence </li></ul>
  10. 10. Lessons of Leadership <ul><li>Leaders should: </li></ul><ul><li>Have a compelling vision </li></ul><ul><li>Know their opponents </li></ul><ul><li>Walk the talk: set the example </li></ul><ul><li>Be encouraging to their followers </li></ul>
  11. 11. Lessons of Leadership Cont… <ul><li>Make training and development the organization’s core competence </li></ul><ul><li>Consolidate gains </li></ul><ul><li>Engage in succession planning </li></ul><ul><li>Align the vision with appropriate control systems </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>There are no set traits and behaviors for effective leaders, these may vary from leader to leader. </li></ul>Conclusion

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