29 March 2014

leadership

Three aspects
LEADERSHIP-The idea or concept of leadership
LEADERS-the desired characteristics of effective leaders
LEADING-the successful practice of Leadership
Leadership begins and ends with Human Beings- their ASPIRATIONS, EMOTIONS AND MOTIVATION.

Definitions of Leadership:
Dean Acheson “The successful resolution of problems”
Harry Truman “ Persuading people to do what they should have done
                          in the first place”
Tacitus           “ Reason and calm judgment “
Napoleon        “ Dealing in hope”
John Harvey Jones “Getting extraordinary performance out of
                                  ordinary people

Leadership is the art or process of influencing people so that
they will strive willingly and enthusiastically towards
achievement of group goals
QUALITIES OF A LEADER


  1. Personal Integrity 
  2. Willingness to accept responsibility
  3. Understanding People
  4. Communication
  5. Selflessness
  6. Confidence
  7. Intuition
  8. Vision
  9. Ability to make decisions
  10. Ability to simplify situations

LEADERSHIP PERCEPTIONS :
1.YOU MUST BE PERCEIVED AS ONE OF THEM
2.YOU MUST BE PERCEIVED AS MOST OF THEM
3.YOU MUST BE PERCEIVED AS BEST OF THEM
LEADERSHIP STYLES :
1. AUTOCRATIC
 2. DEMOCRATIC
 3. LAISSEZ FAIRE
 4. BUREAUCRATIC
 5. MANIPULATIVE
 6. EXPERT
 7. SITUATIONAL


Leadership is an art of influencing others
It requires a Knowledge-base and Expertise which few have but
which can be developed with effort and dedication.
Leadership involves taking those you are in charge of, from where
they are now to where they will be.


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