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Chapter 8 Leadership in Management pp. 112-125. Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 2 of 60 Learning Objectives After completing.

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1 Chapter 8 Leadership in Management pp

2 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 2 of 60 Learning Objectives After completing this chapter, you’ll be able to: 1.Describe 1.Describe the difference between a manager and a leader. 2.Name 2.Name the qualities needed to be a leader. continued 3.Identify 3.Identify the three styles of leadership. 4.Illustrate 4.Illustrate the advantages of working in teams.

3 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 3 of 60 Why It’s Important Managers need to recognize leadership qualities and leadership styles that motivate employees to be creative and productive.

4 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 4 of 60 Key Words leadership initiative human relations integrity autocratic leadership democratic leadership continued free-rein leadership delegating self-managed teams

5 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 5 of 60 Leadership Qualities In management, leadership means providing direction and vision for a company.

6 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 6 of 60 Leadership Qualities Being a manager is not the same thing as being a leader. Managing is a job. Leading is a skill. Leaders have vision.

7 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 7 of 60 It’s possible to be a good manager but not a good leader. Leadership Qualities Sometimes a good leader isn’t even the person in charge.

8 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 8 of 60 Motivation means having initiative, or the desire to take action and get things done. Motivation In business, initiative is the main quality of an entrepreneur.

9 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 9 of 60 Good leaders often motivate by inspiring others with their energy, enthusiasm, and “charisma,” or charm. Motivation Motivation means having a goal, whether it’s to create the best video game or to make the best skateboard ever.

10 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 10 of 60 To lead others you need to inspire their confidence. Confidence The best way to do this is by having self-confidence.

11 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 11 of 60 A confident leader is a decisive leader. Confidence People have more confidence in a leader who is willing to make mistakes and learn from them.

12 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 12 of 60 A leader must be good at human relations, or the ability to communicate with people. Communication

13 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 13 of 60 To motivate others, you need to be able to explain what your goals are to them. Communication Many leaders use gestures, draw pictures, or tell stories to communicate their ideas.

14 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 14 of 60 To communicate with people, a leader also needs to be a good listener. Communication By listening to people you can understand them better and get them more involved.

15 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 15 of 60 Integrity means holding to principles like honesty, loyalty, and fairness. Integrity Integrity is the most highly valued quality in a leader.

16 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 16 of 60 A leader who tries to cover up mistakes or blame them on employees is not going to inspire loyalty or confidence. Integrity

17 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 17 of 60 You can learn leadership skills in a number of ways: Developing Leadership Skills There are many books, videos, and courses on leadership. continued

18 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 18 of 60 Developing Leadership Skills Work with someone who has leadership ability and study what he or she does. Join a club, a team, a drama group, or a community organization to develop communication skills. continued

19 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 19 of 60 Developing Leadership Skills Take the initiative at school, at work, or in club activities.

20 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 20 of 60 Graphic Organizer Leadership Qualities Graphic Organizer LEADERSHIP MOTIVATION CONFIDENCE COMMUNICATION INTEGRITY

21 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 21 of 60 There are three basic styles of leadership: Styles of Leadership Autocratic Democratic Free rein

22 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 22 of 60 Autocratic leadership is when you like to run everything yourself and answer to no one. Autocratic Leadership Autocratic means “self-ruling.”

23 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 23 of 60 Autocratic Leadership Autocratic leaders assume people don’t like to work, that they avoid responsibility, and that they have to be watched all the time.

24 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 24 of 60 Autocratic Leadership Autocratic leaders usually control their workers through fear and intimidation. The biggest problem with autocratic leaders is that people don’t like to work for them.

25 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 25 of 60 Autocratic Leadership An autocratic leader is useful in situations where it’s important to obey orders without question. An autocratic style rarely works in a business setting.

26 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 26 of 60 Democratic Leadership Democratic leadership means that managers and employees work together to make decisions.

27 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 27 of 60 Democratic Leadership A democratic leader assumes that people are not lazy and want to work. By showing your workers you have confidence in them, they are more likely to have confidence in you.

28 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 28 of 60 Free-Rein Leadership Free-rein leadership requires the leader to set goals for managers and employees and then leave them alone to get the job done.

29 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 29 of 60 Free-Rein Leadership Another name for this type of leadership style is hands-off leadership.

30 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 30 of 60 Free-Rein Leadership Giving managers and employees the power to run things and make decisions is called delegating.

31 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 31 of 60 Free-Rein Leadership The reasons for a leader to delegate are: You don’t have the time to run everything yourself. You can focus on more important work. continued

32 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 32 of 60 Free-Rein Leadership It gets your employees more involved. It gives your employees a chance to develop their own potential.

33 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 33 of 60 Free-Rein Leadership You shouldn’t delegate if you’re doing it because you’re lazy, don’t have confidence, or don’t want the responsibility. That is not leadership.

34 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 34 of 60 Free-Rein Leadership Who you choose to delegate power to is a test of your leadership skill.

35 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 35 of 60 Self-Managed Teams Many companies have been putting workers on self-managed teams, or work groups that supervise themselves.

36 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 36 of 60 Self-Managed Teams By letting teams manage themselves, companies are able to get rid of many managing jobs and replace them with a team leader.

37 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 37 of 60 Self-Managed Teams In a self-managed team, the leader is a team player rather than a boss. The leader doesn’t have to answer to upper management.

38 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 38 of 60 Self-Managed Teams The team usually works on a single project, like designing a video game. The team is more goal-oriented than task-oriented.

39 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 39 of 60 The Organization of Self-Managed Teams Self-managed teams are organized in two ways: 1.Each team member has a special skill, or 2.the team selects one team leader.

40 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 40 of 60 The Organization of Self-Managed Teams As team leader, you make decisions with the team. This makes everyone feel important so everyone contributes more.

41 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 41 of 60 The Organization of Self-Managed Teams The advantages of self-managed teams are: They’re more goal-oriented than task- oriented. They’re faster and more efficient. continued

42 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 42 of 60 The Organization of Self-Managed Teams Team members have a chance to learn each other’s jobs and obtain new skills. It simplifies the decision-making process. continued

43 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 43 of 60 The Organization of Self-Managed Teams Team members learn to participate and cooperate with each other. Self-managed teams learn to solve their own problems.

44 Introduction to Business, Leadership in Management Slide 44 of 60 Respect the other members of your team. Try to inspire the others to get involved. Tips for Teamwork Business Building Blocks


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