“The art of getting people to do what they really don’t want to do and don’t feel equipped to do against a timeline they don’t believe in, with risks that scare them, to achieve an objective they believe at the beginning to be impossible.”<br /> — Eric Gregory<br />
<ul><li>Distinguishes leaders from non-leaders on the basis of certain personality traits.
Often times “it’s in the blood,” like royal</li></ul> families, even the Kennedy family.<br /><ul><li>A Modern Trait Profile: Leaders with Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence (EI): the ability to monitor and control one’s emotions and behavior in complex social settings.</li></li></ul><li>Behavioral Approach to Leadership<br />Theory X and Theory Y is a set of assumptions made about people in general<br />
Theory X (Authoritarian)<br /><ul><li>Most employees dislike work and will avoid it whenever possible.
Because most people dislike work, they have to be pushed, closely supervised, and</li></ul>threatened with punishment to get them to help achieve the objectives of the organization.<br />
THEORY Y ( DEMOCRATIC)<br /><ul><li> Most people find work as natural as play or rest, and their attitude toward work is related to their experiences with it.
People don’t have to be threatened with punishment to be motivated to assist an organization to accomplish its goal.</li></li></ul><li>Michigan & Ohio Studies<br />MICHIGAN STUDIES<br />OHIO STUDIES<br />HIGH CONSIDERATION<br />EMPLOYEE CENTERED<br />JOB CENTRED<br />INITIATING STRUCTURE<br />
Managerial Grid<br />This is a model defined by Blake and Mouton in the early 1960s.<br />
Transformational Leadership<br />Transformational leaders<br />Are capable of charting new courses for their organization.<br />Are visionaries who challenge people to do exceptional things, above and beyond the plan.<br />Serves to change the status quo.<br />
Transactional Leader<br />Gives rewards in exchange for performance<br />Manages by looking for deviations from rules<br />Intervenes only if standards aren’t met<br />Abdicates responsibilities<br /><ul><li>Monitor people to see that they do the expected, according to plan in order to maintain the status quo.</li></li></ul><li>
Charismatic Leadership<br />"It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them."-- BusinessWeek, May 25 1998<br />
Develop visionary skills<br />Take Dramatic Action – <br />Walk the walk<br />Focus on Your Followers<br />Develop an enthusiastic, <br />confident personality.<br />4 Strategies to DevelopCharismatic Qualities<br />
“The difference between the impossible and possible lies in a person's determination.”<br />