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LEADERSHIP PRESENTED BY: NEW DELHI INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT


LEADERSHIP INTRODUCTION

Leadership is the ability of an individual or a group of individuals to influence and guide followers or other members of an organization.

Leadership involves making sound -- and sometimes difficult -- decisions, creating and articulating a clear vision, establishing achievable goals and providing followers with the knowledge and tools necessary to achieve those goals.


CHARACTERISTICS OF AN EFFECTIVE LEADER HONESTY AND INTEGRITY The supreme quality of leadership is unquestionably honesty and integrity. Without it, no real success is possible. CONFIDENCE Highly effective leaders know deep down inside that they and their team can accomplish anything they set their minds to. Failure is not an option. EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR Powerful leaders know when to talk and when to listen. They are effective communicators and are able to clearly and succinctly explain to their employees everything from organizational goals to specific tasks.

VISIONARY All great leaders know what they want to accomplish. They have a vision in mind and they don’t get sidetracked or become bothered with insignificant problems

DECISION MAKING CAPABILITIES A leader should have the ability to take the right decision at the right time. ACCOUNTABILITY Make sure that every one of your subordinates is accountable for what they are doing. If they do well, give them a pat on the back but if they struggle, make them realize their mistakes and work together to improve.


LEADERSHIP GOALS

SPECIFIC

ACHIEVABLE

TIMELY

Your goal should be Your goal also needs Every goal needs a MEASURABLE REALISTIC clear and specific, to be realistic and target date, so that you otherwise you won't be It's important to have attainable to be have a deadline to This step is about able to focus your successful. In other focus on and measurable goals, so ensuring that your goal efforts or feel truly something to work that you can track your words, it should stretch matters to you, and motivated to achieve it. your abilities but still toward. This part of the progress and stay that it also aligns with SMART goal criteria motivated. Assessing remain possible. When other relevant goals. you set an achievable helps to prevent progress helps you to We all need support goal, you may be able everyday tasks from stay focused, meet and assistance in to identify previously taking priority over your deadlines, and achieving our goals, overlooked your longer-term goals. feel the excitement of but it's important to opportunities or getting closer to retain control over resources that can achieving your goal. them. So, make sure bring you closer to it. that your plans drive


LEADERSHIP FUNCTIONS

SETTING GOALS A leader is expected to perform creative function of laying out goals and policies to persuade the subordinates to work with zeal and confidence.

INITIATING DIRECTION AND ACTION MOTIVATION An effective leader COORDINATION ORGANIZING take the initiative in It is the primary Assign roles A leader has to all matters of function of a leader reconcile the appropriate to interest to the to guide and direct interests of the individual abilities group. He should his group and with the view to individual members not depend upon motivate people to make its various others for decision of the group with do their best in the components to that of the and judgment. achievement of operate sensitively organization. desired goals. towards the achievement of enterprise goals.


LEADERSHIP FACTORS

LEADER: You must have a honest understanding of who you are, what you know, and what you can do. To be successful you have to convince your followers, not yourself or your superiors, that you are worthy of being followed. FOLLOWER: You must know your people. The fundamental starting point is having a good understanding of LEADER: You must have a honest understanding of who human nature, such as needs, emotions, and motivation. you are, what you know, and what you can do. To be successful you have to convince your followers, not COMMUNICATION: You lead through two-way communication. Much of it is nonverbal, Ex: when you “set the yourself or your superiors, that you are worthy of being example,” that communicates to your people that you would not ask them to perform anything that you would followed. not be willing to do. SITUATION: What you do in one situation will not always work in another. You must use your judgment to 2. LEADER decide the best course of action and the leadership style needed for each situation

1. FOLLOWER 4. SITUATION


LEADERSHIP TYPES OF LEADERSHIP Autocratic leadership style is centered on the boss. In this leadership the leader holds all authority and responsibility. Leaders make decisions on their own without consulting subordinates.

Transformational leaders motivate others to do more than they originally intended and often even more than they thought possible. They set more challenging expectations and typically achieve higher performance.

Under this Laissez-Faire Leadership, a leader do not exercise control on its employees directly. Since employees are highly experienced and need little supervision, a laissez-faire leader fails to provide continuous feedback to employees under his supervision.

Transactional leadership involves an exchange process, whereby followers get immediate, tangible rewards for carrying out the leader’s orders.

In Democratic leadership style, subordinates are involved in making decisions. He values the input of team members and peers, but the responsibility of making the final decision rests with the him.


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Leadership  

Leadership is the ability of an individual or a group of individuals to influence and guide followers or other members of an organization.

Leadership  

Leadership is the ability of an individual or a group of individuals to influence and guide followers or other members of an organization.

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