3SO3 Week 8 Leadership (2011) Final

3SO3 Week 8 Leadership (2011) Final - 1 _ DeGroote School...

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__________________________________ DeGroote School of Business 2
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Leadership vs. Management Right side of the board is Leadership Left side of the board is Management Where do your words fit? Get up and do it! 3
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Introduction Leadership “taking people in a direction they would not go otherwise” Influence Larger agenda Group performance over time 4
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Leadership Matters People are hungry for ways to learn about how to more effectively lead and improve their organizations Good leadership linked to: Employee satisfaction Teamwork Financial performance Bad leadership linked to: Lower employee morale turnover 5
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Skill Building Activity In your teams, think of 2 leaders: Pick one from your own life, and one from media, celebrity, politics, etc. Who did you choose? Why do you consider them leaders? 6
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Leadership Myths Leaders are born, not made Leaders must be charismatic Leadership exists only at the top Leadership incompetence results from too little of the “right stuff” 7
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Personal Characteristics of Leaders Great Man (Person) theory Leaders are both more capable and possessed a different set of personality traits than followers Leaders are born, not made Agree or disagree? 8
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Emergence vs. effectiveness What’s the difference? Certain personality traits predict emergence Does that mean they also predict effectiveness? Can you be emergent and not effective? Can you be effective and not emergent? Intelligence High energy level or drive Dominance Self-confidence Sociability Tolerance for ambiguity Self-monitoring 9
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Lessons in Leadership Traits Leadership traits are not always good predictors of leadership effectiveness Diversity in the types of people who have the propensity to be effective leaders People make biases or errors when evaluating others Such as? 10
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Admired Leadership Traits Honesty Forward-looking Inspiring Competent But, these also don’t tell us much about leader effectiveness 11
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Two types of Behaviours associated with “Doing” effective leadership: 1. Behaviors that focus on the task at hand 2. Behaviors that focus on the relationship between leader and follower Need to give people directives to achieve goals and also support them! 12
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