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  • Leadership

    1. 1. LEADERSHIP IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM A Presentation
    2. 2. “ If there is anything I would like to be remembered for it is that I helped people understand that leadership is helping other people grow and succeed.  To repeat myself, leadership is not just about you.  It’s about them.” – Jack Welch
    3. 3. Contents <ul><li>Defining Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership Styles </li></ul><ul><li>Theories of Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Roles of Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
    4. 4. Defining Leadership <ul><li>Leadership is defined as the process by which an individual influences others in ways that it helps in attaining group or organisational goals. </li></ul><ul><li>The key of truly effective leadership lies in mastering a wide range of skills and how to make the most of opportunities to learn, lead, and achieve your goals. </li></ul>
    5. 5. TYPES OF LEADERS
    6. 6. Types of Leaders <ul><li>Leader by the position achieved </li></ul><ul><li>Leader by personality, charisma </li></ul><ul><li>Leader by moral example </li></ul>
    7. 7. Types of Leadership <ul><li>Leader by power held </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual leader </li></ul><ul><li>Leader because of ability to accomplish things </li></ul>
    8. 8. LEADERSHIP STYLES
    9. 9. Autocratic Leadership : The Gorilla <ul><li>The Silverback male is dominating, makes decisions for the group </li></ul><ul><li>The group is highly dependent on the Silverback </li></ul>
    10. 10. Democratic Leadership : Siberian Husky <ul><li>Huskies are excellent team players </li></ul><ul><li>Each husky has a specific role to play in the team </li></ul>
    11. 11. Paternalistic Leadership : The Elephant <ul><li>Elephants are highly cooperative by nature </li></ul><ul><li>Always supports members of its herd </li></ul>
    12. 12. Laissez-Faire : The Lion <ul><li>Lion portrays the ‘let it be’ attitude </li></ul><ul><li>The lead to hunt for the pride is taken by the lionesses. </li></ul><ul><li>The Lion gives members of his pride the freedom to hunt whenever they want, however they want </li></ul>
    13. 13. THEORIES OF LEADERSHIP
    14. 14. Trait Theories <ul><li>Is there a set of characteristics that determine a good leader? </li></ul><ul><li>Do such characteristics produce good leaders? </li></ul><ul><li>Does this imply that leaders are born not bred? </li></ul>
    15. 15. Behavioural Theory <ul><li>Imply that leaders can be trained – focus on the way of doing things </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Structure based behavioural theories – focus on the leader instituting structures – task orientated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relationship based behavioural theories – focus on the development and maintenance of relationships – process orientated </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Contingency Theories <ul><li>Leadership as being more flexible – different leadership styles used at different times depending on the circumstance. </li></ul><ul><li>Suggests leadership is not a fixed series of characteristics that can be transposed into different contexts </li></ul>
    17. 17. ROLES OF LEADERSHIP
    18. 18. Roles of Leadership <ul><li>Interpersonal Role </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes figurehead, motivator and liaison </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Informational Role </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes monitor, disseminator and spokesperson </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Decisional Role </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes entrepreneur, disturbance handler, resource allocator and negotiator </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. Roles of Leadership <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resource Management </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Management </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Successful Leader </li></ul>
    20. 20. CONCLUSION <ul><li>“ Be gentle and you can be bold. Be frugal and you can be liberal. Avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among them.” </li></ul>

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