11-9 Engr 185A

11-9 Engr 185A - Leadership o Vision ideal picture of future o Mission Statement of purpose over long term o Strategic Plans Objectives Leadership

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Leadership o Vision : ideal picture of future o Mission : Statement of purpose over long term o Strategic Plans : Objectives Leadership Roles: Architect o Vision and Plan o Social Systems Scout o Out front, finding the path o Finding resources o Change agent Conductor o Gaining congruent harmony from diverse talents o Building balanced team Conscience o Providing purpose o Shaping ethical responsibilities Captain o Building the rules and plans – and living by them too o Sharing every up and down with the team o Ascribing meaning o Reinforcing team Counselor/Coach o Encouraging
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o Mentoring Leadership o Definitions: A process of influence used in the attainment of broader objectives An effort to change the behaviors of others A process whereby an individual influences a group of people to achieve a common goal Followership o Definitions: Ones that accept and integrate, willingly, the leader’s and organization goals Many take on leadership roles too o Exemplary followers: Task or content knowledge and skills Social and interpersonal skills Communications skills Blend of independence and team-focus Critical thinking Self-initiation Openness Creativity o Leadership as Process: Leadership exists in the context, relationship, and interaction between leaders and followers The leader influences group, attitudes, values o Leadership as Power
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Influence others Behaviors, attitudes, values o Rewards: gives others what they desire in exchange for specific behaviors or withhold them if they refuse o Coercion: Perceived ability to punish those who do not conform o Legitimacy: comes from higher authority, invested in a position o Reference: Social affirmation received in associating with others who possess power o Expertise: Specific knowledge, skills, and capability Position Power Formal authority assigned to a person from holding an office or rank Personal Power Derived from followers based on their assessment of a leader’s abilities and behaviors Earned o Leadership as Humanism Shape the organization to provide freedom for individuals to realize their potential while simultaneously contributing to organizational goal achievement McGregor’s “Theory X and Y” – recognize human
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course ENGR 185a taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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11-9 Engr 185A - Leadership o Vision ideal picture of future o Mission Statement of purpose over long term o Strategic Plans Objectives Leadership

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