TOPIC_1_WHO_IS_A_LEADER - Topic 1 Chapter 1 Who Is a Leader 11 Topic Outline Defining Leadership Leadership Skills Managerial Leadership Roles Levels of

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Topic 1 Topic 1 Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Who Is a Leader? Who Is a Leader? 1–1
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Topic Outline Topic Outline Defining Leadership Leadership Skills Managerial Leadership Roles Levels of Analysis of Leadership Theory Leadership Theory Paradigms 1–2
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Defining Leadership Defining Leadership Leadership is the influencing process of leaders and followers to achieve organisational objectives through change. 1–3 Exhibit 1.1 Leadership Definition Key Elements
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1–4 1.Leader–Followers Effective leaders influence followers, and their followers influence them. The qualities needed for effective leadership are the same as those needed to be an effective follower. A leader always has the ability to influence others; a manager may not. Thus, a leader is not necessarily a person who holds some formal position such as manager. Leadership Definition Key Elements
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1–5 2. Influence Influencing is the process of a leader communicating ideas, gaining acceptance of them, and motivating followers to support and implement the ideas through change. Effective managers know when to lead and when to follow. Thus leaders and followers often change roles throughout the influencing process. Leadership Definition Key Elements (Cont’d)
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1–6 3. Organisational Objectives Effective leaders influence followers to think not only of their own interests but also of the interest of the organisation through a shared vision. Leadership occurs when followers are influenced to do what is ethical and beneficial for the organisation and themselves. Leadership Definition Key Elements (Cont’d)
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1–7 4. Change Leadership involves influencing followers to bring about change toward a desired future for the organisation. To be an effective leader and follower you must be open to change and willing to take a risk and try new things. Leadership Definition Key Elements (Cont’d)
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1–8 5. People Leadership is about leading people. Effective leaders and followers enjoy working with people and helping them succeed. Research, experience, and common sense all point to a direct relationship between a company’s financial success and its commitment to leadership practices that treat people as assets . Leadership Definition Key Elements (Cont’d)
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Leadership Skills Leadership Skills Are Leaders Born or Made? Most researchers say the answer is both. Effective leaders are not simply born or made. They are born with some leadership ability and develop it. Can Leadership Be Taught and Skills be Developed? Everyone has potential to lead, and leadership skills can be developed. 1–9
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1–10 The management skills that all leaders need to be successful. The differences in the skills needed based on the level of management.
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Managerial Leadership Skills Managerial Leadership Skills Technical Skills Involve the ability to use methods and techniques to perform a task.
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  • Spring '16
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  • Business, Management, Analysis of Leadership, Definition Key Elements

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