Power and leadership are distinct entities
Charisma and charismatic leader
Charisma = special quality of leaders whose purpose, powers and extraordinary
Chapter 8: Power and influence
Reward power = based on the ability to provide employees with something of
value to them.
Leadership in a modern environment does not involve the use of position power.
There are many alternative power sources.
Types of powe
Chapter 11: Leading change
Leaders require a change plan that recognises the known stages of personal and
organisational change. It must be sufficiently flexible to allow adaptation.
The nature and speed of change
Technology and the need to be competit
Chapter 4: The person of the leader
The big five personality traits
Traits = personal characteristics that distinguish one person from another
Leaders need to understand their personality in order to be self-aware and then
extend their awareness to the
Chapter 2: Values-driven leadership
Values-driven leadership is a term used to emphasise values as the driving force
behind successful leadership.
The development of values
Ethical dilemmas do what is right and not what is expedient. Leaders set a mora
Chapter 1: Leadership in the global context
- Ability to communicate
- Be interested in and concerned for people
- Have a clear vision that inspires and motivates
- Local understanding and sensitiv
Chapter 3: Developing self-awareness
Ways of developing self-awareness:
Characteristics of future leaders (Bennis, 1989):
A broad education
Belief in people and teamwork
Willingness to take risks
Devotion to long
Chapter 5: Theories of leadership
Theory = structure designed to explain a set of observations. It is an explanation, a
logical argument or framework designed to explain WHY certain things happen
Model = representation designed to show the main workings o