β - Management  Mathai Baker Fenn
The Alpha and Beta <ul><li>The Greek letter Alpha is used to represent that which comes first- the primary, while the lett...
Alpha and Beta  Relationships <ul><li>If the Alpha relationship is your relationship with your husband / significant other...
β -Management <ul><li>Complimentary </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional – Rational Balance </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Roles  </li>...
Emotional-Rational <ul><li>Primacy of Emotions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If emotions and feelings are the horses of a chariot,...
Multiple Roles <ul><li>Alpha </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Max Weber – Clear role assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Within a ...
Motivated by Love <ul><li>Individual Survival </li></ul><ul><li>Task or principle centric </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If there i...
Leadership… <ul><li>Who do I serve? </li></ul><ul><li>How important is the leader?  </li></ul>
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Being number 2 in a relationship rather than number 1. The alpha male (typically the big gorilla) demands exclusivity and demands deference. The beta relationship on the other hand is the person you turn to when you need support. He/She is the friend you need when the world gets to you. What is beta leadership? A coach or mentor?

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Beta Management

  1. 1. β - Management Mathai Baker Fenn
  2. 2. The Alpha and Beta <ul><li>The Greek letter Alpha is used to represent that which comes first- the primary, while the letter Beta is used for that which comes second. </li></ul><ul><li>Alpha Male - is a word that comes from ethology, among gorillas, it represent the strongest male, the leader of the pack. </li></ul><ul><li>While ethology also defines Beta, we will take a different look at it. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Alpha and Beta Relationships <ul><li>If the Alpha relationship is your relationship with your husband / significant other… </li></ul><ul><li>All other relationships are Beta. Beta relationships do not threaten your primary relationship, but it compliments it and allows you to work, have friends, etc. </li></ul>
  4. 4. β -Management <ul><li>Complimentary </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional – Rational Balance </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Roles </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated by Love </li></ul><ul><li>Servant Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive </li></ul><ul><li>Rational – Emotional Balance </li></ul><ul><li>Single Role </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated by the urge to win </li></ul><ul><li>Conventional Leadership </li></ul>
  5. 5. Emotional-Rational <ul><li>Primacy of Emotions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If emotions and feelings are the horses of a chariot, the driver holding the reigns is Reason </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Without emotions we would be robots who follow rules without feelings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspiration and Intuition </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Multiple Roles <ul><li>Alpha </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Max Weber – Clear role assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Within a role – Multiple tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear separation between work and life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Beta </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Roles are constantly changing/evolving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roles are seen as complimentary to each other </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work/career is seen as one of the roles of life </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Motivated by Love <ul><li>Individual Survival </li></ul><ul><li>Task or principle centric </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If there is a conflict, the task or job takes priority </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Survival of the other/group </li></ul><ul><li>Person centric </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If there is a conflict, the person takes priority </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Leadership… <ul><li>Who do I serve? </li></ul><ul><li>How important is the leader? </li></ul>

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