leadership is the art of motivating a group of people to act towards achieving a common goal A leader is a person who has a vision, a drive and a commitment to achieve that vision, and the skills to make it happen Leaders do the right things
the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives using available resources efficiently and effectively Doing things right
focused on operations or the “business” of the organization. This leadership goal is to maintain the status quo. In this conception leadership rests on the unspoken agreement between leader and employee, in which the leader is “in charge,” and the employee, by accepting the job, agrees to that fact.
focused on creating a new and shared vision of the future. How do we get from where we currently are to where we need to be? The status quo is no longer enough. This style seeks to transform the organization.
leaders should be able to move back and forth between four styles, based on the needs of the follower and the situation itself.
Physical vitality and stamina Intelligence and action-oriented judgement Eagerness to accept responsibility Task competence Understanding of followers and their needs Skill in dealing with people Need for achievement Capacity to motivate people Courage and resolution Trustworthiness Decisiveness Self-confidence Assertiveness Adaptability/flexibility
Motivation is the driving force which causes us to achieve goals a process that elicits, controls, and sustains certain behaviors
Extrinisc, Reward, Punishment
In a very simplistic way
Leaders are Born & Can NOT be made
Leaders Can be made
all decision-making powers are centralized in the leader, as with Dictators without taking the group openions
A dictator with a fatherly figure that listen to the group and make his own decisions irrespective of the group consensus.
the leader sharing the decision-making abilities with group members by promoting the interests of the group members and by practicing social equality
a leadership position without providing leadership, leaving the group to fend for itself. Subordinates are given a free hand in deciding their own policies and methods.