DEA TERMS FOR QUIZ #1
Week 1: Design in Context
Four roles of leadership diagram
What: How a leader should behave to be most effective
a leader becomes a model whom others
and choose to follow
: Leaders scan their environment, identify key customer
and stakeholder needs, and develop a mission and strategy to meet those
: Leaders align the systems and structure of the organization
with the mission, strategy, and culture.
: Leaders create conditions within the organization where
empowerment can flourish, creating results that meet customer and
Why: A leader must
all of these aspects in order to be
How: If a leader wants to be able to design change, they must first acquire these
“Leadership is not rank, privileges, titles or money.
” – Peter Drucker
“Leader can’t attempt to do right in 1 area while doing harm in
another because life is an interrelated whole.”
Manager vs. Leader
DePree distinguishes between managers and leaders.
“good manager does things
right, a good leader does the right things which involves a goal, a path, and a
Leaders give workers the strategy and the
vision of the organization
must act only in the
context of their beliefs
Leaders need to remove obstacles and get out of the way for workers to perform
Leadership is about questioning WHY & HOW: it’s creative, adaptive, and agile.
It looks at the horizon, not just the bottom line.
Must be able to look through a
variety of lenses, the lens of a follower, a new reality, and our future.
Leaders inspire people and empower them.
the leader of a jazz band, a leader has the opportunity to draw the best out of
Leaders must have integrity in all things, the servant hood needs to be felt, they
must have accountability for others, practice of equity, and they must be
Leader as Designer
Talked about in The Fifth Discipline Ch 18 “The Leader’s New Work” by Peter
The three most important and overlooked roles of a leader are those of leader as
, leader as
, and leader as