Lecture 7 - BA 310: Leadership II Transformational...

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1 BA 310: Leadership II Transformational Leadership
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2 Roadmap: Transformational Leadership What is transformational leadership? What do transformational leaders do ? Does transformational leadership work? How? Can you learn transformational leadership? Do you need to be charismatic to do this? What does “He’s a manager, not a leader” mean?
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3 Recall: How do we define leadership? 1. The “process of influencing a group toward the achievement of goals.” Robbins & Coulter 2. “The art of mobilizing others to want to struggle for shared aspirations.” Kouzes & Pozner, The Leadership Challenge So far, #2 has (largely) been missing.
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4 Two models of leadership : Transformational vs. Transactional _________ transactional __________Leaders : Guide or motivate their followers in the direction of established goals by clarifying role and task requirements. Emphasizes exchange - “you do this and you will get that.” Much of leadership and motivational theory live here. The concept emerged from the Path-Goal model. Henderson scores well, as we saw __________ transformational __________ Leaders - Inspire followers to generate extraordinary effort directed toward shared goals. To perform beyond expectations, to transcend self-interest. This gets at the second definition of leadership. Henderson is clearly NOT a transformational leader. The two models are complementary; the best leaders do both
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5 As Acting General Manager, Henderson had applied cost accounting to examining each section of the plant and correcting what was needed to was supervisor on specific production targets and working to see that they were met . People knew what they were to do and whether they had achieved the agreed-upon goals . He made the situation comfortable and smooth-running . He was liked by those around him … Henderson as a transactional leader Established Goals
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6 What do transformational leaders actually do to inspire extraordinary effort? Bass (originator of idea) says such leaders do the “4 I’s”: I ntellectual Stimulation I nspirational Motivation I dealized Influence I ndividualized Consideration These terms are opaque, even if their content is fundamental Kouzes & Posner says great leaders exhibit 5 practices These are quite analogous to the “4 I’s,” but are much clearer For this class, learn those five practices “Embed” the content of the four I’s in your learning.
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7 Kouzes & Posner’s Five Practices & transformational leadership Challenge the process Inspire a Shared Vision Model the way Enable others Encourage the heart Intellectual stimulation : Stimulate creativity by questioning assumptions; challenge the status quo Inspirational motivation : Articulation of clear, appealing, and inspiring vision Idealized influence : Serving as role model to followers;
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