What does it mean to be a leader?

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Introduction
What Does It Mean to Be a
Leader?
“Introduction”
Have you ever had a Manager WHO
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Takes all the credit
Is selfish and rude
Makes mistakes and blames others
Cares only about self
Is threatened by competence and new
ideas
• Is dishonest and unfair
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Ex. 1.3
Comparing Management and
Leadership
Management
Leadership
Direction
Planning and budgeting
Keeping eye on bottom line
Creating vision and strategy
Keeping eye on horizon
Alignment
Organizing and staffing
Directing and controlling
Creating boundaries
Creating shared culture and values
Helping others grow
Reducing boundaries
Relationships
Focusing on objects –
producing/selling goods and
services
Based on position power
Acting as boss
Focusing on people – inspiring and
motivating followers
Based on personal power
Acting as coach, facilitator, servant
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Ex. 1.3 (contd.)
Management
Leadership
Personal Qualities
Emotional distance
Expert mind
Talking
Conformity
Insight into organization
Emotional connections (Heart)
Open mind (Mindfulness)
Listening (Communication)
Nonconformity (Courage)
Insight into self (Character)
Outcomes
Maintains stability; creates culture
of efficiency
Creates change and a culture of
integrity
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Position power
• A written, spoken, or implied contract
wherein people accept either a superior or
subordinate role and see the use of
coercive as well as noncoercive behavior
as an acceptable way of achieving
desirable results.
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Definition of Leadership
Leadership is an influence
relationship among leaders
and followers who intend
real changes and outcomes
that reflect their shared
purposes.
Book Points out three
Types:
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Teachers
Hero
Ruler
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Ex. 1.1
What Leadership Involves
Influence
Followers
Leader
•Social
Influence
Shared
purpose
Intention
Personal
responsibility
and integrity
Change
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Ex. 1.2
The New Reality for
Leadership
OLD Paradigm
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Stability
Control
Competition
Uniformity
Self-centered
Hero
NEW Paradigm
• Change/crisis mgt.
• Empowerment
• Collaboration
• Diversity
• Higher ethical purpose
• Humble
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Management and Vision
Management ‘s Direction: is the
attainment of organizational goals in
an effective and efficient manner
through planning, organizing, staffing,
directing, and controlling
organizational resources.
Leader’s Vision: is a picture of an
ambitious, desirable future for the
organization or team
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FOUR STEPS IN BECOMING A
LEADER
“BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS”
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FOUR STEPS IN BECOMING A
LEADER
“BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS”
“BUILDING TRUST”
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FOUR STEPS IN BECOMING A
LEADER
“BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS”
“BUILDING TRUST”
“EMPOWERMENT”
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FOUR STEPS IN BECOMING A
LEADER
“BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS”
“BUILDING TRUST”
“EMPOWERMENT”
“ENGAGEMENT”
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Where Leaders Learn to Lead
Experience
Examples
Education
Seven Satisfactions of Leaders
1. A feeling of prestige
2. A chance to help others
3. Higher Income
4. Respect and status
5. Good opportunities for advancement
6. A feeling of being “in on things”
7. An opportunity to build more leaders
Seven Frustrations of Managers
1. Too much uncompensated worktime
2. Too many “headaches”
3. Not enough authority to carry out
responsibilities
4. Loneliness – Can’t build relationships
5.Too many problems involving people
6. Too much organizational politics
7. The pursuit of conflicting goals
The Leader Must Care!
Care about the task:
Care about the people:
Eight Key Areas of Leadership
1. The Power of Vision
2. The Leadership equation
3. Importance of Ethics
4. Respect and building Trust
5. Understanding People - Diversity
6. Developing Others
7. Performance Management
8. Empowerment
Theories of Leadership
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Great Man Theories
Trait Theories
Behavior Theories
Contingency Theories
Influence Theories
Relational Theories
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Top Seven Reasons for
Executive Derailment
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Acting with an insensitive, abrasive, intimidating,
bullying style
Being cold, aloof, arrogant
Betraying personal trust
Being overly ambitious, self-centered, thinking of next
job, playing politics
Having specific performance problems with the
business
Over managing, being unable to delegate or build a
team
Being unable to select good subordinates
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Model of Leadership Evolution
• Leadership Era 1
• Great Man - Power
• Leadership Era 2
• Trait/ Behavior –
Control/Hero
• Leadership Era 3
• Contingency Competition/Uniformity
• Leadership Era 4
• Empowerment/Higher
Ethical purpose/Humble
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New Era?????
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Control to Power
Completion to Collaboration
Uniformity to diversity
Self Centered to Higher Ethical Purpose
Hero to Humble
* CHANGE OVER STABILITY*
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Leadership vs. Management
Jack Welch
Forbes’ CEO of the
Century
Henry Fayol

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