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Chapter 3

Chapter 3. Leadership. Leadership is the ability to influence a group to achieve a vision or set of goals. Common traits of leaders. Extroversion Flexibility Creativity Emotional intelligence Honor their promises. Common characteristics of the leader. Situation Ambition Charisma

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Chapter 3

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  1. Chapter 3

  2. Leadership Leadership is the ability to influence a group to achieve a vision or set of goals

  3. Common traits of leaders • Extroversion • Flexibility • Creativity • Emotional intelligence • Honor their promises

  4. Common characteristics of the leader • Situation • Ambition • Charisma • Motivators

  5. Situation • A tense geopolitical situation is the necessary breeding ground for the emergence of a leader • Geopolitical situation of: Jesus Christ, Napoleon, Gandhi, Mandela, Martin Luther King, etc.

  6. Ambition • Seek to gain power to achieve their goals and of their followers • Examples: George Whasinton, Chales de Gaulle, etc • If that ambition is exacerbated, becomes a cult of personality and wishes to be remembered as a "great man" in such cases become dictators • Examples: Julio Cesar, Lenin, Hugo Chavez, etc

  7. Charisma • Charisma is the quality of a person who differs from the others and makes him to be treated as endowed with supernatural powers or qualities, divine or exceptional. • The followers attributed to the leader heroic or extraordinary skills when they observe certain behaviors.

  8. Charisma • Influenced through: • Vision: A strategy for achieving long-term goals • Values: Role model • Behavior: Offbeat • Emotional contagion: The followers are passed with the emotions of the leader and share their feelings

  9. Charisma • Optimism • Passion • Kinesthesic communication • Creating links

  10. Charisma • They are born or made? • Sometimes they are remembered only by his charisma • Examples: Benjamin Frankiln, T.E. Lawrence, Hitler, J.F.K., Obama, etc

  11. Motivators • All leader must motivate their followers. To do this, must follow one of the following types of motivation • Examples: George Washinton, Lenin, T.E. Lawrence, Hitler, Gandhi, Martin Luther King, etc

  12. Types of motivation • Extrinsic motivation: Exclusively external (salaries, promotions, awards, etc) • Intrinsic motivation: personal satisfaction, sense of self-importance, personal growth, etc • Transcendental motivation: Satisfaction with the importance of working for others, peers, teams, companies and/or society in general

  13. Types of motivational leadership • Transactional leadership • Transformational leadership • Transcendental leadership

  14. Management &Leadership • Management brings about order and consistency by drawing up formal plans, designing rigid organizations structures, and monitoring results • Leadership, leaders establish direction by developing a vision and inspiring them to overcome hurdles

  15. Types of orientation • Production-oriented • Employee-oriented

  16. Production-oriented • Assigned specific tasks • Expect them to meet established standards • Attach importance to meeting deadlines

  17. Employee-oriented • Mutual Trust • Respect for the opinions of employees • Consideration for the feelings of employees (respect their ethics)

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