Steve Jobs - Organizational Behaviour, Leadership theory


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Steve Jobs - Organizational Behaviour, Leadership theory

  1. 1. “ Stay Hungry , Stay Foolish!” - Steve Jobs Presented by Arun | Basant | Gowri | Meenu | Nivedha | Rahul | Subhendu Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore ( Group 4, Batch – A)
  2. 2. The History
  3. 3. Bureaucratic Leadership - the early days….
  4. 4. Apple’s Culture <ul><li>Enhance innovation. </li></ul><ul><li>Self- organizing teams. </li></ul><ul><li>More rewarding and enriching tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Loan to own program. </li></ul><ul><li>Secrecy of information. </li></ul><ul><li>Inward focus. </li></ul><ul><li>Top ranked support organization. </li></ul><ul><li>Brand loyalty. </li></ul><ul><li>Provides an environment that enhances change. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Apple’s Culture (contd.) <ul><li>Little understanding of the needs of enterprise customers </li></ul><ul><li>Driven by top management. </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t bring out the best in people. </li></ul><ul><li>Secrecy reveal. </li></ul><ul><li>Abnormal working hours. </li></ul><ul><li>Little understanding of the needs of enterprise customers </li></ul><ul><li>Presumption- the customer is wrong. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Problems faced and how did he overcome those… &quot;You have probably had somebody punch you in the stomach and it knocks the wind out of you and you cannot breathe. The harder you try to breathe, the more you cannot breathe. And you know that the only thing you can do is just relax so you can start breathing again.&quot; - Steve Jobs, after he was ousted from Apple Computer, in 1985.
  7. 7. Personality Attributes <ul><li>Visionary </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Taker </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional Stability </li></ul><ul><li>Openness to Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Highly Focused </li></ul><ul><li>Committed / Persistent </li></ul><ul><li>Passionate </li></ul><ul><li>Positive Attitude </li></ul>&quot;I am convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.&quot; - Steve Jobs, in 1995.
  8. 8. Positive Attitude Words showing his positive attitude towards everything Steve Jobs in a speech given at Stanford University
  9. 9. Motivational Words…
  10. 10. An Aura of Charisma <ul><li>Vision: “One person, </li></ul><ul><li>one computer” </li></ul><ul><li>Risk:” Slice it, dice it, </li></ul><ul><li>and if it looks good, eat it for breakfast” </li></ul><ul><li>Highly optimistic </li></ul><ul><li>Highly focused </li></ul><ul><li>A continuous trigger - motivation </li></ul>
  11. 11. Contd.. <ul><li>Quest for perfection </li></ul><ul><li>Make the change and not go with the changes </li></ul><ul><li>Quoted as a “ brilliant and impulsive leader” </li></ul><ul><li>Shows off his legendary charisma when introducing new products at press conference. </li></ul>
  12. 12. The Managerial Grid Concern for People Low high Low high Concern for Production
  13. 13. Inspirational Talk…
  14. 14. Jobs -A transformational leader <ul><li>Space for creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Perceived as a great motivator and a good coach </li></ul><ul><li>“ job is not be easy on people, but to make them better. “ </li></ul><ul><li>An apple without Jobs!- can it exist?? </li></ul><ul><li>Good job or good JOBS? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Vision (Latest) “ To become the global leader in computer and digital music products. ”
  16. 16. Mission The Apple commitment to excellence is its mission to provide computers and service for people that meet the highest standards of value and reliability. Apple is one of the leaders in the computer industry and produces some of the best-selling computers and digital music products in the world. Apple provides the highest level of quality and value for our customers. Those are timeless fundamentals. We also apply innovative technology to our core business to make our products irresistible to customers, beneficial to society, and profitable to our company. We strive to provide additional opportunities for growth and enrichment of company personnel while maintaining a work environment for all employees that encourages personal commitment and participation in support of achieving excellence. We are committed to being a good corporate citizen, and being openly honest with all of our stakeholders. We support activities that enable people to improve their lives and reinforce their commitment to society.
  17. 17. Lesson learned + = $ Thank You!