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Session 1 Powerpoint - Leadership Leadership is all around...

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Leadership Leadership is all around us. Leaders do make a difference. Leadership is best understood from a communication perspective. Leaders use language as a tool. The Nature of Human Communication Creation of symbols Communication is based on transfer of symbols; meaning created. Meaning is subject to interpretation by each individual. Goal: to create a shared reality. Symbols create reality and enable us to communicate about the past, present, and future. Symbolic communication has purpose and is goal driven. Leaders and Communication Leaders use symbols to create reality. Leaders communicate about the past, present, and the future. Leaders make conscious use of symbols to reach their goals. Human Communication Process Communication is not a thing, but a process is circular is complex is irreversible involves the total personality Definitions of Leadership 4 Themes 1. About who you are Focuses on traits and attributes 2. About how you act Exercise of influence or power 3. About what you do Importance of followers 4. About how you work with others Collaboration Leading vs. Managing Leaders: Actions, behaviors, activities Managers Actions, behaviors, activities Leading vs. Managing Leaders: Focus: ultimate direction of group Problem solving: spiritual and emotional resources Setting long range goals, direction, a sense of common purpose Developing and framing a vision
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Aligning people Motivating and inspiring Managers: Organization, orderly results
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2012 for the course BUAD 4301 taught by Professor Gailarnott during the Spring '12 term at Dallas Baptist.

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