SDS9 - Leadership Leadership The ability to influence people toward the accomplishment of common mission goals objectives or tasks Leadership

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Leadership The ability to influence people toward the accomplishment of common mission, goals, objectives, or tasks.
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Leadership Leadership is not a position that someone gives you; it is ultimately a privilege that you must earn and maintain. “A leader has to earn that title… You have to gain the respect of those around you by your actions.” Michael Jordan
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Levels of Initiative Wait to be told what to do Asks what should be done Recommends a plan of action Works and then reports immiediately Works on project and reports routinely
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Non Leadership Traits Insensitivity to others; abrasiveness, an intimidating manner. Coldness aloofness, arrogance Betrayal of trusts and confidences Excessive ambition; playing politics Over supervising; failure to delegate Inability to build a cohesive team. Choosing weak and ineffective subordinates Difficulty in thinking strategically Inflexibility in adapting to different bosses Excessive dependence on a mentor
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Leadership Style Autocratic Democratic Laissez faire
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2011 for the course SDS 3340 taught by Professor Tate during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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SDS9 - Leadership Leadership The ability to influence people toward the accomplishment of common mission goals objectives or tasks Leadership

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