Academic Advising & Leadership. Robert E. Saggers, PhD. Session Outline. Address the following questions: Are leaders born or made? Is leadership primarily a function of one’s position? Do you consider yourself a leader? What is leadership and what do leaders do?
Robert E. Saggers, PhD
Address the following questions:
Do agree or disagree with the following statements?
Leadership is the process of influencing,either directly or indirectly, individuals, groups and organizations towardaccomplishing their goals.Based on a definition by Roach and Behling (1984)
Shared social influence process
Not restricted to a person in particular
Followers are part of leadership process
Can be either direct or indirect
In light of the following definition…
Do you consider yourself a leader
in your personal and professional life?
Leading others and managing processes
to contribute to individual/organizational objectives.
must first become
1859 - 1952
The self is not something ready-made,
but something in continuous formation
through choice of action.
Leadership and learning
to each other.
From a speech prepared for
delivery in Dallas
the day of JFK’s assassination
November 22, 1963
John F. Kennedy
35th President, USA
Leading requires us to
Personal– self-awareness/management; curiosity, willingness/ability to learn; time/stress management; critical thinking; creativity/innovation; problem solving/decision-making
Interpersonal– understanding others; trust building; communication; gaining power/influence, motivating others; coaching/counseling; resolving conflict
1928 - 2014