Leadership & Management : Leadership & Management Discussion for Lesson 3:
From Management to Leadership Lesson 3Reading Objectives : Lesson 3Reading Objectives 1. The student will comprehend the fundamental differences between management and leadership.
2. The student will comprehend the crucial importance of providing direction, alignment, relationships, personal qualities, and outcomes.
3. The student will comprehend the evolution of leadership through four eras to the facilitating leadership required today. Lesson 3Discussion Objectives : Lesson 3Discussion Objectives 1. The student will comprehend the crucial importance of providing direction, alignment, relationships, personal qualities, and outcomes.
2. The student will comprehend the evolution of leadership through four eras to the facilitating leadership required today. Providing Direction : Providing Direction Leadership
Create a compelling vision
Create farsighted strategies to achieve the vision Alignment : Alignment Leadership
Communicate the vision
Develop shared culture and core values that lead to desired future state
Create sense of teamwork to achieve results Relationships : Relationships Leadership
Focus on motivating and inspiring people
Make work stimulating and challenging
People are pulled rather than pushed toward goals Personal Leadership Qualities : Personal Leadership Qualities Leader relies on skill and personal qualities:
Enthusiasm, integrity, courage, humility
Emotionally connected to others
Takes risks, initiate changes--typically encounters resistance.
“Leadership is much more of an art, a belief, a
condition of heart, than a set of things to do.”
Max De Pree “Leadership Is An Art” Outcomes : Outcomes Leadership
Questions and challenges status quo in order to replace outdated and unproductive norms
Readies organization to meet new challenges Evolution of Leadership : Evolution of Leadership Leadership: how a leader thinks about self,
followers, and organizations.
Micro leadership: specific situations, tasks, individuals
Macro leadership: fundamental ideals, values,
strategies that characterize large groups Evolution of Leadership : Evolution of Leadership Stable versus chaotic dimensions refers to whether elements in the environment are dynamic
Stable—environment remains same over months and years
Chaotic—environmental elements shift abruptly Leadership Framework : Leadership Framework Era 1, Macro Leadership in a Stable World
Era 2, Micro Leadership in a Stable World
Era 3, Micro Leadership in a Chaotic World
Era 4, Macro Leadership in a Chaotic World Exercise : Exercise What’s in a Word
A Word of Difference Next Class : Next Class Leadership In Organizations
Read: Leadership & Management, Chapter 4
Written Assignment 1 is due at the start of
class on the day of Lesson 5 Summary : Summary Direction, alignment, relationships, personal qualities and outcomes are crucial to effective leadership
The evolution of leadership comprises four eras, discussed in two dimensions:
Micro or macro level
Stable or chaotic environment