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Adding Value with Management BCOR 2300 Chapter 13
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What a Leader Isn’t Egotistical Arrogant Drunk on power Self-centered The job title The corner office The pay check, stock options, and bonuses
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What a Leader Isn’t Harvard Business School admissions to Jeffery Skilling, Former CEO of Enron: “Are you smart?” Jeffery Skilling: “Yes, I’m F-----G smart”
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Critical Leadership Skills Critical Leadership Skills LEADERSHIP IS ABOUT SELF- AWARENESS It is learning how to manage: your emotions (anger, compassion, love, jealousy, etc) your biases (right wing, left wing, etc.) your prejudices (racial, gender) your values (money, friendship, equality) your moods (upbeat, downbeat, beaten up) your perceptions (broad, narrow) your perspective (inclusive, exclusive, cynical, optimistic) your LIFE…
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Leadership Leadership Becoming a Leader A process , not an end state A behavior , not: a title a position a stock portfolio a corner office an enormous salary. Is integrative
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Insight and Outlook - Vision Insight and Outlook - Vision Classical Worldview Nature = Giant machine Individualistic Competitive Independent Expansion Quantity Analysis Linear Integral World view Nature = living organism Holistic Co-operative Interdependent Conservation Quality Synthesis Non-linear
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Insight and Outlook - Vision Insight and Outlook - Vision Classic Management Certainty Predictability Hierarchy Division of labor/function Power comes from top Employees = passive units of production Single viewpoint; one best way Bureaucracy; inflexible structure Efficiency Integral Management Uncertainty Rapid change; unpredictability Non-hierarchical networks Multifunctional/Integrated effort Power comes from interaction Employees = co-creative partners Many viewpoints Responsive, flexible structure, hands-off supervision Meaningful service & relationships
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Leadership Leadership Becoming a Leader The integrative leader: Relies on insight to provide outlook Values intuition no less than intellect Lives and works comfortably within the world of paradox Relentlessly pursues the new and uncharted without compromising experience
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Leadership Exercise Leadership Exercise 1. Working alone, make a list of 5 behavioral attributes that describe the best leader you have ever worked for or would like to work for. Also, make a list of 5 of the worst qualities. 2. Form into groups of 3-5. Share your lists. Work together as a team to make a master list of the best attributes of your management experiences. 3. Elect a spokesperson to share your list with the class
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Leadership and Self Awareness Leadership and Self Awareness Modes of Thinking : There is order within chaos Relationships are everything Everything touches everything else (this is a world of interconnections, interdependencies) All of your actions are subject to a network effect Seek power through the experience of life, not power over life
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