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Take me to your leader

  1. 1. Leadership is one of the most observed and least understood phenomena on Earth. JM Burns
  2. 2. Christian Leadership is the process by which men andwomen called by God give servant direction andhumble guidance to a body of believers toward acommon goal using Biblical principles. Leadership isthe management of heavenly resources, includingpeople, talent, and time. Troy A. Griffitts
  3. 3. Num 27:15-20 NLT Then Moses said to the LORD, 16 "OLORD, You are the God who gives breath to all creatures.Please appoint a new man as leader for the community.17 Give them someone who will guide them whereverthey go and will lead them into battle, so thecommunity of the LORD will not be like sheep without ashepherd." 18 The LORD replied, "Take Joshua son ofNun, who has the Spirit in him, and lay your hands onhim. 19 Present him to Eleazar the priest before thewhole community, and publicly commission him to leadthe people. 20 Transfer some of your authority to himso the whole community of Israel will obey him.
  4. 4. • By definition leaders must love change while by definition managers must be committed to the status quo• The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read & write but those who cannot learn, unlearn & relearn. Alvin Toffler.
  5. 5. Fast Changing Times
  6. 6. • Strategic Leadership provides the vision and direction for the growth and success of any endeavour.• Strategic Leadership is the ability to anticipate, envision, maintain flexibility and empower others to create strategic change as necessary.
  7. 7. • Understanding the Now The Vision• Seeing the Future Strategic Plan Current Reality• Managing Change
  8. 8. Present Alternative FuturesPast
  9. 9. • There are no future facts• The Present is a result of the past• The future is a continuation of the present• Changing the future begins now
  10. 10. Evaluation VISION Communication Resources Structure StrategyCurrentReality
  11. 11. Understanding the Now• Internal Environment• External Environment – STEEP Analysis • Social • Technological • Environmental • Economic • Political – Environmental Scanning
  12. 12. Where are we? SWOT ANALYSISPrimary change factor: Political and Social S Strengths Internal and Positive W Weaknesses Internal and Negative What do we have ? What do we lack that may leave us •Experience, knowledge unable to deal with the reality? •Unique caracteristics •Gap in experience, knowledge •Resources •Financial aspects •Geographical advantage, location •Reliability and trust •Competence, capabilities •Geographical factors •Quality, reputation Opportunities Threats O External and Positive T External and Negative •Strategic alliances, partnerships •Loss af alliances and partners •Programme development •Strong competition •Innovation an technology •Competitors new prorammes and development innovation
  13. 13. Learning• To achieve sustainability, there must be a focus on learning, and learning how to harness the learning capabilities that lead to innovation. Learning = Discipleship
  14. 14. Learning and Leading• “Leading from behind” Nelson Mandela• Classroom and/or development?• Development today means providing people opportunities to learn from their work rather than taking them away from their work to learn.
  15. 15. Learning Communities
  16. 16. • What future do we want?• Where are we now?• How do we develop a culture of learning?
  17. 17. Acknowledgements• Bellinger, G. (2004). Retrieved January 17, 2011, from http://www.systems- thinking.org/kmgmt/kmgmt.htm• Harvard Business Review. (2010). Retrieved January 17, 2011, from http://blogs.hbr.org/imagining-the-future-of-leadership/2010/06/a-lively-dialog- on-leadership.html• Hernez-Broome, G., & Hughes, R. L. (n.d.). Retrieved January 17, 2011, from http://www.ccl.org/leadership/pdf/research/cclLeadershipDevelopment.pdf• InvestorWords. (2011). Retrieved January 17, 2011, from http://www.investorwords.com/2359/human_capital.html• Moyak. (n.d.). Retrieved January 17, 2011, from www.moyak.com/papers/knowledge-management-competitive-advantage.ppt knowledge management• Newman, B. D. (2002). Retrieved January 17, 2011, from http://www.km- forum.org/what_is.htm• Unknown. (n.d.). Retrieved January 17, 2011, from Strategic Leadership: http://asso.nordnet.fr/adreg/Hitt%20et%20al%20strategic%20leadership.pdf

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