Busi 2101- Week 5 (chapter 11)

Busi 2101- Week 5 (chapter 11) - Rob Smart Winter 2011 BUSI...

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Rob Smart Winter 2011 BUSI 2101G Week 5 Leadership
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Leadership 2
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Leadership: The ability to influence a group toward the achievement of goals. “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it” - Dwight Eisenhower “A leader is a dealer in hope.” -Napoleon Bonaparte : He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander. - Aristotle “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” - Bill Gates 3
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Management 1. Engages in day-to-day caretaker activities: Maintains and allocates resources 2. Exhibits supervisory behaviour: Acts to make others maintain standard job behaviour 3. Administers subsystems within organizations 4. Asks how and when to engage in standard practice 5. Acts within established culture of the organization 6. Uses transactional influence: Induces compliance in manifest behaviour using rewards, sanctions, and formal authority 7. Relies on control strategies to get things done by subordinates 8. Status quo supporter and stabilizer Leadership 1. Formulates long-term objectives for reforming the system: plans strategy and tactics 2. Exhibits leading behaviour: Acts to bring about change in others congruent with long-term objectives 3. Innovates for the entire organization 4. Asks what and why to change standard practice 5. Creates vision and meaning for the organization 6. Uses empowering strategies to make followers internalize values 7. Uses transformational influence: Induces change in values, attitudes, and behaviour using personal examples and expertise 8. Status quo challenger and change creator Influential Article: Managers and Leaders: Are They Different? (HBR, Abraham Zaleznik, 1977). 4
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Traits are characteristics of the person: Physical characteristics Abilities Personality traits Traits consistently associated with leadership: Ambition and energy The desire to lead Honesty and integrity Self-confidence Intelligence Job-relevant knowledge Influential Article: Ralph M. Stogdill’s 1948 article, Personal Factors Associated with Leadership: A Survey of the Literature 5
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EI may be the best predictor of who will emerge as a leader. IQ and technical skills are “threshold capabilities.” They’re necessary but not sufficient requirements for leadership. Leaders need the components of EI. Influential Article: Daniel Goleman Primal Leadership (2002) 6
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“Leaders aren‘t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.” - Vince Lombardi Basic Premise: specific behaviors differentiate leaders from non-leaders. Three most well known behavioural theories of
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