Weekend 4 Leadership notes for students

Weekend 4 Leadership notes for students - LEADING...

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LEADING INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS Management of Organizations MGMT523
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Agenda for this morning Leadership and management Who is a leader E Characteristics of the individual E Characteristics of the situation E Characteristics of followers The leadership process
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Analysing leaders The genuine failure Alternate causes for success Born at the wrong time Most common analysis Salient characteristics Absent Present Failure Success
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Leadership definition Leadership is E the process of influencing others to understand and agree about what needs to be done and how it can be done effectively, and E the process of facilitating individual and collective efforts to accomplish the shared objectives.
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Leadership and management What does it mean that an organization is “over-managed and under-led”? How do leadership and management coexist? In a single person?
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Leadership Management Guiding organisations through dynamic, volatile situations Guiding organisations through complex, stable situations Setting direction – Inductive, focus on patterns Planning & budgeting – Deductive, focus on details Aligning people – Communicating values, telling stories Organizing and staffing – establishing structure, clarifying rules Motivating - Participation, delegation, coaching, recognizing & rewarding Controlling and problem solving - building risk-averse systems
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The many theories of leadership 6 blind men describe an elephant
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Who is a leader? Focus on Traits
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2010 for the course MGMT 523 taught by Professor Liz during the Spring '10 term at HKUST.

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