Leader-Centred Perspectives

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Leader-Centred Perspectives by Mind Map: Leader-Centred Perspectives

1. Leadership & Personality

1.1. J&P ID Personality Factors: conscientiousness, agreeableness, extraversion, and emotional stability. Level 5 Leadership ID's Professional Humility & Professional Will. Quite a big contrast in traits to me.

2. Transformational Leadership

2.1. Visionary, influence from one to followers

2.2. concern for others

2.3. empowers & develops potential

2.3.1. Empowered teams = more productive, higher job satisfaction, committed

2.4. Integrity, trustworthiness, honesty & openness

2.5. approachable

2.6. clarifies boundaries, involves others in decisions

2.7. encourages critical & strategic thinking

2.8. promoter & networker

2.9. decisiveness & self-confidence

2.10. political sensitivity

3. Gender & Leadership

3.1. Women (more likely to be appointed to position associated w/ increased risk of failure

3.2. Glass cliff

3.3. no consensus in lit about gender difference. characteristics of workplace impact leadership rather than gender

4. Leader Behaviour (how I behave)

4.1. Balance between people & production

4.2. withhold judgement until everyone has spoken. Greater diversity of ideas will emerge.

4.3. create culture that supports risk-taking (failure is required for learning)

5. Leader Identity (who I am)

5.1. Ethics & Safety. Aligning my actions w/my values. Important to me as integrity is 1 of my core values.

5.1.1. Making people safe. #1 job of leader (Giles). Safe environment, employees can relax, higher capacity for social engagement, innovation, creativity, & ambition.

5.2. "I never stopped trying to become qualified for the job" Darwin Smith (Level 5 Leadership). This statement resonates with me. 1 of my core values is self-improvement. I think that if I ever get to the point where I am not challenged, or stop striving to do better, then its time to move on. I believe in this & want to inspire others to do the same.

6. Charismatic Leadership

6.1. can be gained & lost fast

6.2. associated w/prestigious groups

6.3. can generate heightened self-esteem

6.4. Radical way in times of crisis (Charles Manson)

7. Connection (Giles)

7.1. Based on open & often communication

7.2. Sense of Belonging.

7.3. Emotion (contagious).

7.4. Creating connection is 2nd most important job of leader (Giles)

8. 2 similar styles

9. Level 5 leadership

9.1. Personal Humility. modest, shuns public attention, relies principally on inspired standards, not inspiring charisma, to motivate. Channels ambition into the company not self.

9.2. Professional Will. Creates superb results, good to great. Unwavering resolve to do what must be done for best long-term results.

9.3. sets up successors

9.4. luck