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Leadership Training for the Engineers Association - Hebron Branch

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  1. 1. 1 LEADERSHIP AN ENGINEERING SUCCESS Presented by: Loay Qabajeh
  2. 2. The Presenter2
  3. 3. This presentation is about3  What is Leadership  Why Should It Matter to Engineers  Leaders vs. Managers  Leadership Principles.  Characteristics of an Effective Leader.  Leadership needed Skills  Leadership Theories & Styles.  Leadership is a Success Journey
  4. 4. 4 Who is your Greatest Leader ?
  5. 5. What is Leadership…….5
  6. 6. Leadership is …………….. 3 Ps6 Leadership is a complex process by which a person influences others to accomplish a mission, task or objective and directs the organization in a way that makes it more cohesive and coherent.
  7. 7. What Exactly is Leadership?7
  8. 8. Leaders.. .by definition8  Good leaders are made, not born.  If you have the desire and willpower, you can become an effective leader.  Good leaders developed through an ongoing process of self-study, education, training and experience.  Power could not make you a LEADER
  9. 9. 9 Leaders Vs. Managers
  10. 10. Leaders Vs. Managers10  Managers do things right, while leaders do the right things.  People are often more loyal to a leader than a manager  A manager rules. A leader is followed.  Every Leader is a manager and not vice Versa  A leader is someone who people naturally follow through their own choice, whereas a manager must generally be obeyed.
  11. 11. Leaders Vs. Managers11 Basis Manager Leader A person becomes a manager by A person becomes a leader on basis Origin virtue of his position. of his personal qualities. Manager has got formal rights in Formal Rights an organization because of his Rights are not available to a leader. status. The subordinates are the followers The group of employees whom the Followers of managers. leaders leads are his followers. A manager performs all five Leader influences people to work Functions functions of management. willingly for group objectives. A leader is required to create cordial A manager is very essential to a Necessity relation between person working in concern. and for organization.
  12. 12. Leaders Vs. Managers12 Basis Manager Leader Mutual Some managers are not leaders. All leaders are managers. Relationship Manager is accountable for self Leaders have no well defined Accountability and subordinates behavior and accountability. performance. A manager’s concern is A leader’s concern is group goals and Concern organizational goals. member’s satisfaction. People follow manager by virtue Followers People follow them on voluntary basis. of job description. A manager can continue in office A leader can maintain his position only Role till he performs his duties through day to day wishes of continuation satisfactorily in congruence with followers. organizational goals.
  13. 13. Why Engineers need leadership skills13  Technical acumen alone is not influential  Leadership is not just for managers.  Engineers lead projects.  Engineers can guide less-experienced peers.  Engineers need to help their managers’ business succeed  Everyone should be interested in building character.  Engineers can influence decision-makers in their organizations.
  14. 14. Key words in Leadership:14 The 6 most important words:  I admit I made a mistake The 5 most important words:  You did a good job The 4 most important words:  What is your opinion? The 3 most important words:  If you please The 2 most important words:  Thank you The 1 most important word:  We The least important word:  I ttp://
  15. 15. 15 Do you agree ?Leadership is not about being great.It’s about getting others to be great.
  16. 16. Action Centered Leadership16
  17. 17. 12 Principles of Leadership:17  Know yourself and seek self improvement  Be technically proficient  Seek / take responsibility for your actions  Develop a sense of responsibility in your people  Make sound and timely decisions  Know your people and look out for their wellbeing  Ensure that tasks are understood, supervised, and accomplished
  18. 18. 12 Principles of Leadership:…Cont18  Ensure that tasks are understood, supervised, and accomplished  Set the example  Keep your people informed  Train your people as a team  Use the full capacities of your organization
  19. 19. Characteristics of an Effective Leader19
  20. 20. Have a VisionCommunicate It, Believe It, Follow It, and Model It
  21. 21. Be PassionatePassion is contagious, if you are passionate, they will be too.
  22. 22. Be a Great Decision Maker You do not want to look like this.Be quick, committed, analytical, and thoughtful.
  23. 23. Be a Team BuilderDont micromanage, but make yourself available if questions arise.
  24. 24. Be a Life-Long Learner New resources become available everyday.
  25. 25. Communicate Clearly Remember you will have diverse listeners.
  26. 26. Give and Expect Respect You have to earn it.
  27. 27. Be KnowledgeablePeople should be able to come to you for up-to-date information.
  28. 28. Be Organized If you are, your team will be too.
  29. 29. Be Positive Remember it is infectious
  30. 30. 30 Listen twice as much as you speak. Encourage people to take risks Assess the facts before making a decision Demand accountability of yourself and others Expect people to do their best. Respect those "under" and "above" you... Solve problems with action Honor your word. Include others in the process. Praise publicly, criticize and correct privately
  31. 31. Skills for a good leader31 Team Building Problem Solving Motivation Decision Delegation Planning Making …………….. Conflict Resolution
  32. 32. A Good Leader Means32  Listen  Encourage  Affirm  Disciple  Empathize  Respect
  33. 33. Five Roles of the Leader33 Visionary Motivator Coach Role Change Model Agent
  34. 34. Leaders’ Ten Mistakes Repeating the Same  Getting Caught Up in Mistakes Your Own Glory Being Inflexible  Expecting it to Last Failing to Acknowledge Forever Your Past  Hoarding Skills or Being a Commander Information Rather than a Leader  Taking Yourself Too Failing to Listen Seriously  Seeing Things in Black & White
  35. 35. Any One Can be A Commander35
  36. 36. But Being a LEADER is different36
  37. 37. Leadership Theories37 5 Theories Power and Behavioral Trait Contingency influence Transformational
  38. 38. Transformational Leadership38  Has integrity.  Sets clear goals.  Clearly communicates a vision.  Sets a good example.  Expects the best from the team.  Encourages.  Supports.  Recognizes good work and people.  Provides stimulating work.  Helps people see beyond their self-interests and focus more on team interests and needs.  Inspires.
  39. 39. Key Leadership Styles39 Style Main Characteristics Autocratic Leaders has complete command and hold over their team Democratic/ Leaders invite and encourage the team members to play an important role in Participative decision-making process Bureaucratic Leaders strictly adhere to the organizational rules and policies Laissez Faire Leaders totally trusts their employees/team to perform the job themselves
  40. 40. Other Styles …..40  Charismatic  People-oriented  Servant  Task-Oriented  Transactional  Transformational
  41. 41. How to Choose :41  The skill levels and experience of your team.  The work involved (routine, or new and creative).  The organizational environment (stable or radically changing, conservative or adventurous).  You own preferred or natural style. Good leaders often switch instinctively between styles, according to the people they lead and the work that needs to be done. Establish trust – thats key to this process – and remember to balance the needs of the organization against the needs of your team.
  42. 42. 42 Success JourneySuccessful leader dont do different things.They do things Differently.
  43. 43. First Steps43  Building a positive attitude  Colored Balloons Story.  Have you ever wondered why some individuals, organizations, or countries are more successful than others?  TQP ( Total Quality People )
  44. 44. FACTORS THAT DETERMINE OUR ATTITUDE44 Environment Education Experience
  45. 45. THE BENEFITS OF A POSITIVE ATTITUDE45  Increases productivity  Fosters teamwork  Solves problems  Improves quality  Fosters better relationships with Others  Reduces stress  Makes for a pleasing personality
  46. 46. BE A WINNER …. ACTION STEPS46  Be a good finder.  Make a habit of doing it now.  Develop an attitude of gratitude.  Get into a continuous education program.  Build positive self-esteem.  Stay away from negative influences.  Learn to like the things that need to be done.  Start your day with a positive.
  47. 47. How to Keep Growing47  Become a student of leadership  Volunteer to lead  Learn from your experiences  Get feedback on how you did  Find a mentor  Get help from your boss  Create a Self-Development Plan
  48. 48. 48 Thank You Q&A