MSETM 5110 – LEADERSHIP STRATEGIES. LECTURE 3 JANUARY 31, 2002. MSETM 5110 – LEADERSHIP STRATEGIES Session 3. Recap Assignment Review Barometer (Purpose, Relevancy, Application) Guest Executive (Jerry Ennis, Vice President, Oscar J. Boldt Construction)
JANUARY 31, 2002
Lost Market Capitalization in Last Two Years ($’s B):
Source: CNN News, 1/14/02
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Jeremy E. (Jerry) Ennis
Vice President/General Manager – Southern Operations
Oscar J. Boldt Construction
Oscar J. Boldt Construction is a 113 year old, 4th generation, family-owned construction company. With its corporate offices located in Appleton, Wisconsin, Boldt operates a network of 7 regional offices throughout the United States with an annual sales volume in excess of $400 million.
As Vice President/General Manager, Mr. Ennis is responsible for directing Boldt’s Southern Operations with offices located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Augusta, Georgia. Since Mr. Ennis established this division in 1984, it has grown to chart revenues in excess of $45 million on an annual basis with single projects currently exceeding $80 million.
Mr. Ennis has bid or negotiated, organized, staffed, coordinated and overseen to successful completion hundreds of projects. He and his staff of project managers have directed projects for many of the world’s largest corporations. He has been instrumental in the professional development of project management personnel, carefully selecting projects for their skill levels and allowing them to mature within well defined areas of responsibility.
Overarching/Fundamental Question: What is Leadership?
Vision/Mission <—> (Strategy)
Values <—> (Principles)
Executing/Implementing <—> (Aligning)
Performance/Results <—> (Metrics)
Continuous Improvement <—> (Leveraging)
Leadership is about coping with CHANGE.
Management is about coping with COMPLEXITY.
What it takes to be successful:
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Michigan State University