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Strategic Influences (Motivation System) Dr. Than K. Nguyen
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Influence Fundamentals Human behavior influenced by Role Modeling – Lead by example Symbols – Belief System Systems – Organization Structure and Process At a higher level, human behavior depends on “awareness” or full understanding of situation or issue? Tools for changing behavior Expand understanding Manipulation using system, belief and symbol
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Leadership and Motivation A true leader is not the one with the most followers, but the one who creates the most leaders by “facilitating” everyone jobs and by creating “conditions” that allows every employee to unleash their full potential The leader should also lead by example and be able to attract good and dedicated people
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Leadership and Values Are Leadership values based on Universal Truth or dependent on social, cultural and religious environment? Are US values different from Japanese values, from Vietnamese values? Example of Values: Trustworthy Fairness – Impartial Judge Honesty – Clean Care – Loving Courage – Group interest versus individual interest
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Belief System and Symbols Most people live in “ivory tower” of illusions built around Beliefs and Symbols, which are the creation of their mind, not perceiving the real flow of Life of “What Is” Examples of Belief System on human behavior: Rules against women in certain countries Social prejudice against certain groups of people Flag is the symbol of national identity and interest Better talent associated with good look Status differentiation conveyed by symbol or birth
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Systems should be designed to facilitate Strategy Implementation System includes Structure (Frame) and Process (Flow) Formal (authorized) Systems can be designed and imposed by formal authority Informal (tacit) Systems are built over the long term based on Trust A System is not independent from human component within it. Every Human Being is a complex system by himself or herself
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Communication within System Without communication, a human system would not work Communication = sharing of meanings via Language – system of symbols Graphic – universal symbols Attitude – facial expression, body sign Channel characteristics: Logical – by association Emotional – incite fear, call on greed… Intuitive – direct, (ET?) Sometimes what you can “name” is not the real thing
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Is Leadership linked to “Authority System”? Is “Authority System” built on Symbol and Belief or on Trust and Truth?
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Abcd during the Fall '11 term at RMIT Vietnam.

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