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Leadership & Team Building


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All you need to know about Leadership and Team Building Qualities.

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Leadership & Team Building

  1. 1. Leadership And Team Building • By Sherwin Rodrigues
  2. 2. Contents• What is Leadership? – Factors – Types of Styles – Skills• Team Building – Stages – Characteristics• Conclusion
  3. 3. What is Leadership?“The action of leading a group of people or an organization, or the ability to do this.” (Oxford dictionary)“The process of influencing the activities of anorganized group in its efforts toward goal settingand goal achievement” (Stogdill, 1950, p. 3)
  4. 4. Before We Begin….• Which famous leaders can you think of?
  5. 5. The Worlds Most Admired Leaders (2005)1. Bill Gates (Microsoft)2. Steve Jobs (Apple)3. Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway)4. Michael Dell (Dell)5. Richard Branson (Virgin Group)6. John Browne (BP)7. Carlos Ghosn (Nissan)8. N.R.Narayana Murthy (Infosys)9. Jeffrey Immelt (GE)10. Rupert Murdoch (News Corporation) ( According to Burson-Marsteller & Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) study)
  6. 6. Factors In Leadership1. Follower – Must know his followers2. Leader – Know yourself3. Communication – Two-way4. Situation – Adapt to the situation
  7. 7. Types of Leadership “Style”• Autocratic: – Leader makes decisions without reference to anyone else
  8. 8. Types of Leadership “Style”• Democratic: – Encourages decision making from different perspectives
  9. 9. Types of Leadership “Style”• Laissez-Faire: – The leadership responsibilities are shared by all
  10. 10. What skills do Leaders need? Drive Emotional Intelligence Motivation Leadership Skills Knowledge Self-Confidence Intelligence
  11. 11. The Five P’s of Leadership Pay attention to what’s important Praise what you want to continue Punish what you want to stop Pay for the results you want Promote those people who deliver those results
  12. 12. Team BuildingUnited we stand, Divided we fall...
  13. 13. TEAM BUILDING A "team" is defined as a group of people whocollaborate or work together toward a common goal. T - Together E - Empowering each other to A - Achieve M - More
  14. 14. Why Teams?several people’s skills and knowledge together, in-turn gives better resultSustain the enthusiasm and lend support needed to complete the task.
  15. 15. Stages in Team Building Forming Storming Norming Performing
  16. 16. Stage 1: FORMING– Define team– Determine individual roles– Develop trust and communication– Develop norms– Define problem and strategy– Identify information needed
  17. 17. Stage 2: STORMING—Separate problem issues from people issues—Be soft on people, hard on problem—Look for underlying needs, goals of each party rather than specific solutions—Clarify the core issues—Listen carefully to each person’s point of view
  18. 18. Stage 3: NORMING—Competitive relationships become more cooperative.—Willingness to confront issues and solve problems.—Sense of team spirit.—Constructive Feedback
  19. 19. Stage 4: PERFORMING—Gained insight into personal and team processes—Better understanding of each other’s strengths and weaknesses—The ability to resolve differences
  20. 20. Characteristics of Good Team Leader —Build Trust —Develops Common Commitment —Train members for empowerment —Provide full information to team —Know all team members —Develop team spirit —Encourage members to excel —Create an enthusiastic environment —Shares success with members
  21. 21. A fully functioning team can… — Work together successfully — Solve problems and reach decisions in a way that incorporates individual input — Reach decisions through consensus — Can adapt to change — Achieve or exceed desired results
  22. 22. Conclusion• Leadership development is vital because organizations take on the personality of their leaders.Leadership development maximizes productivity.• Teamwork is essential for the proper functioning and successful development of any company or organization