Presentation on theme: "Concept and Necessity. A successful organization has one major attribute that sets it apart from unsuccessful organizations, viz., DYNAMIC AND EFFECTIVE."— Presentation transcript:
A successful organization has one major attribute that sets it apart from unsuccessful organizations, viz., DYNAMIC AND EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP.
Leadership is the ability to inspire and stimulate others to achieve worthwhile goals. Leadership is the activity of influencing people to strive willingly for group objectives.
Leadership is a psychological process of influencing followers (subordinates) and providing guidance, directing and leading the people in an organization towards attainment of the objectives of the enterprise.
“Leadership is interpersonal influence exercised in a situation and directed through communication process towards the attainment of a specified goal or goals.” – Tannenbaum.
“Leadership is essentially a continuous process of influencing behaviour. A leader breaths life into the group and motivates it towards goals.” – Terry.
Leadership is a key process in any organization. We attribute the success or failure of any organization to its leadership. When a business venture, or a cricket team is successful, its managing director or the captain often receives the credit.
When failure occurs it is usually the same individual at the top that is replaced. Thus, one of the key elements of concern in any organization is how to attract, train, and keep people who will be effective leaders.
Leadership is a function of leader, follower and situation, i.e., L= f(l, f, s) In any situation when someone tries to influence the behavior of another individual, leadership occurs. Individual attempting to influence behavior is the potential leader. Person subject to influence is the follower.
Leader characteristics and traits Internal and external environment Leader behavior and style Group member characteristics LEADERSHIP EFFECTIVENESS
Leadership involves a community of interest between the leader and his followers Leadership is a process of Influence Leadership is the function of stimulation A leader must be exemplary A Leader ensures absolute justice An effective leader leads through a vision, a shared set of values and shared objectives.
Leadership is the process of influencing the activities of an individual or a group towards the achievement of a goal. A effective leader, motivates the subordinates for higher level of performance. Leadership promotes team –spirit and team –work which is quite essential for the success of any organization. Leadership is an aid to authority. A leadership helps in the effective use of formal authority. Leadership creates confidence in the subordinates by giving them proper guidance and advice.
Leadership helps to: Promote synergy Collect people and unify them Grow interpersonal bonds Remove individual differences Restore team cohesiveness
Build trust between team mates and self Discharge roles effectively and efficiently Promote dynamics with in team mates and with self Impact members’ behavioral modification Recognize team efforts, resulting in effective team performance
Human Skill Empathy Objectivity Communication Skill Teaching Skill Social Skill Conceptual Skill The understanding of the organization behavior. Understanding the competitors of the firm and Knowing the financial status of the firm.
Technical Skill Personal Skill Intelligence Emotional Maturity Personal Motivation Integrity Flexibility of Mind
ConventionalEmerging HumilityCreativity Ability to go against the flowVision and Innovation NegotiateCreate simultaneously ArticulateCreate content Understand Business IssuesWork with more competent people Detachment/ EgolessnessAbility to engage Tough ExpectationsRecognize, create, and address larger constituents Personal DisciplineBalanced EQ/ IQ ScalabilityNetworks Ability to take difficult decisions with speed Ability to seek help
Self management dimensions: a leader must develop following dimensions- Work Habits (including time management, goal orientation, organization skills, work ethics and follow through) Work attitudes (including initiative, effort, persistence, energy and optimism) Stress management (self control, stress tolerance, personal resilience, work life balance and adaptability)
Leading People Communication Interpersonal Awareness
Developing Commitment and motivation Developing others
Influencing ( Influence is the change in the target agent’s attitude, values, beliefs, or behaviors as a result of influence tactics. In order to influence, a person has to cooperate, persuade, resolve conflicts, negotiate, empower, and inspire the target person or group of persons.)
Task Management Executing Tasks Solving problems (analytic thinking, data analysis and interpretation and decision making ability helps in solving problems)
Managing Information and Material resources Managing HR Enhancing member performance (includes enhancing job knowledge, eliminating hurdles to performance, adopting bench-marking and strategic task management )