Team 10 contemporary issues in leadership v1.1


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Team 10 contemporary issues in leadership v1.1

  1. 1. Contemporary Issues in Leadership Instructor: Prof. Dr. Tomas Benz Team 10: Pham Thanh Lam Pham Tran Thai Son VGU, BIS2010
  2. 2. AgendaThree Types of TrustContemporary Leadership RolesChallenges To The Leadership ConstructFinding and Creating Effective LeadersWhether charismatic and transformational leadership generalize across culturesSummary
  3. 3. In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash (recall)
  4. 4. Three Types of Trust Identification- based Trust Knowledge- based TrustDeterrence-based Trust
  5. 5. Basic Principles of TrustMistrust Drives Out TrustTrust Begets TrustTrust Can Be RegainedMistrust Groups Self-destructMistrust Generally Reduce Productivity
  6. 6. Contemporary Leadership RolesMentoringSelf-leadershipOnline Leadership
  7. 7. MentoringMentor: A senior employee who supports a less experience employee (protégé). Psychological Career Functions Functions Helping the protégé gain skills Counseling the protégé to and abilities bolster his/her confidence Lobbying for the protégé to get Sharing personal experiences better assignments with the protégé Providing exposure to influential Providing friendship and individuals in the organization acceptance Acting as a sounding board for Acting as a role model ideas
  8. 8. MentoringCan be formal or informalMentors tend to select protégé who are similar to them in background
  9. 9. Self-LeadershipSelf-Leadership o Effective leaders help followers to lead themselves o Important in self-managed teams
  10. 10. Online LeadershipLeadership at a Distance: Building Trust o The lack of face-to-face contact removes the nonverbal cues that support verbal interactions o There is no supporting context o The structure of words can strongly affect the response of receivers o Need to develop skills of “reading between the lines”
  11. 11. Challenges To The Leadership ConstructAttribution Theory of Leadership
  12. 12. Challenges To The Leadership Construct “What’s important in being characterized as an “effective leader” is projecting the appearance of being a leader rather than focusing on actual accomplishments”
  13. 13. Finding and Creating Effective Leaders Selecting Leaders Training Leaders 12-13
  14. 14. Charismatic and transformationalleadership generalize across cultures• These leadership theories are primarily studied in English-speaking countries• Leaders should take culture into account• The characteristics that determined transformational leadership were consistent across cultures. 12-14
  15. 15. Summary• Leadership is a complex function in an organization but essential for success.• There are many factors that define a successful leader.• Leaders must be seen as authentic and trustworthy.• Investment must be made in the future through mentoring and training leaders. 12-15
  16. 16. Thanks for your attention! Q&A