Chapter 13. Contemporary Issues in Leadership Chouinard of Pataginia | Optimistic? Pataginia’s Mission Statement (P446). Framing: Using Words to Shape Meaning and Inspire Others. Framing A way to use language to manage (shape) meaning.
Contemporary Issues in Leadership
Chouinard of Pataginia | Optimistic?
Pataginia’s Mission Statement (P446)
Values of a leader- engrained in corporation
E X H I B I T 13–1
Possess a fifth dimension—a paradoxical blend of personal humbleness and professional will—in addition to the four basic leadership qualities of individual capability, team skills, managerial competence, and the ability to stimulate others to high performance.
Channel their ego needs away from themselves and into the goal of building a great company.Beyond Charismatic Leadership
E X H I B I T 13–2
Compare with charismatic! P455
E X H I B I T 13–2 (cont’d)
who they are
what they believe in and value, and
act on those values openly and candidly.
Followers see them as ethical.
It is TRUST
Ethical leaders use ethical means to get followers to achieve their goals, and the goals themselves are ethical.Authentic Leaders and Ethical Behavior
Ethics of Leaders! Headlines!
E X H I B I T 13–4
Trust begets trust.
Growth often masks mistrust.
Decline or downsizing tests the highest levels of trust.
Trust increases cohesion.
Mistrusting groups self-destruct.
Mistrust generally reduces productivityBasic Principles of Trust
Employees who believe in senior management:
E X H I B I T 12–2a
The lack of face-to-face contact in electronic communications removes the nonverbal cues that support verbal interactions.
There is no supporting context to assist the receiver with interpretation of an electronic communication.
The structure and tone of electronic messages can strongly affect the response of receivers.
An individual’s verbal and written communications may not follow the same style.
Writing skills will likely become an extension of interpersonal skillsOnline Leadership
Attribution Theory of Leadership
Relationship- Task-Oriented OrientedDefining Characteristics Leadership Leadership
Experience/training No effect on Substitutes forProfessionalism Substitutes for Substitutes forIndifference to rewards Neutralizes Neutralizes
Highly structured task No effect on Substitutes forProvides its own feedback No effect on Substitutes forIntrinsically satisfying Substitutes for No effect on
Explicit formalized goals No effect on Substitutes forRigid rules and procedures No effect on Substitutes forCohesive work groups Substitutes for Substitutes for
Review specific requirements for the job.
Use tests that identify personal traits associated with leadership, measure self-monitoring, and assess emotional intelligence.
Conduct personal interviews to determine candidate’s fit with the job.
Recognize that all people are not equally trainable.
Teach skills that are necessary for employees to become effective leaders.
Provide behavioral training to increase the development potential of nascent charismatic employees.Finding and Creating Effective Leaders
Which theory suggests that if you’re a lawyer (professionalism), you might not need a relationship or a task oriented leader?
Substitutes for Leadership Theory suggests that professionalism (which a professional lawyer would have) can actually substitute for task and relationship-based leadership.
If your leader skips down the hall, which theory suggests the type of leader s/he is?
Your leader is exhibiting unconventional behavior, which is something charismatic leaders do.
Joya spends time with each subordinate and knows their development plans for the next five years. Joya exhibits ____________
Full Range Leadership
Joya is showing individualized consideration, part of transformational leadership.