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Becoming an Effective Leader

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Explain how leadership differs from management Leaders deal with change, inspiration, motivation, and influence. Interpersonal part of managing. Managers plan, control, organize, and direct (lead). Administrative part of managing.
Describe how leadership influences organizational performance.
Describe several important leadership roles 1. Figure head 2. spokesperson 3. negotiator 4. coach and motivator 5. team builder 6. team player 7. technical problem solver 8. entrepreneur 9. strategic planner 10. executor
Describe the benefits and challenges associated with leadership roles.
Explain how leadership skills are developed.
Describe how traits, attitudes, and behaviors of a follower impact leadership.
Organizational relationships.
Roles of Leaders and managers.
Difference between leadership and management leadership theory.
Developing effective leadership skills.
Describe trait leadership theory.
Describe how emotional intelligence contributes to leadership effectiveness.
Describe how cognitive factors contribute to leadership effectiveness.
Describe how heredity and environment influence leadership effectiveness.
Discuss your leadership style including its strengths and weaknesses.
personality traits of effective leaders
leadership motives
cognitive factors and leadership
trait approach of leadership
Describe transformational leadership theory
Describe charismatic leadership theory
Describe the differences among the various leadership theories.
charismatic leadership
Transformational leadership
Vision
Personal brand
Explain the leadership dimensions of initiating structure and consideration.
Describe task-oriented leadership behaviors.
Describe relationship-oriented leadership behaviors.
Explain how leaders use 360-degree feedback to improve their own performance and the performance of their team.
Describe the differences between autocratic and participative leadership styles.
Describe the entrepreneurial style of leadership and gender differences in this leadership style.
Describe how to adapt your leadership style to a given situation.
leadership behaviors, attitudes, approach, and the pros and cons of each role.
leadership styles
participative leadership vs. autocratic leadership
gender differences
Describe contingency leadership theory
Describe situational leadership theory
contingency theory of leadership
path-goal theory of leadership
situational leadership
normative decision model
leadership during a crisis
Describe the sources of power
Describe tactics leaders use to empower others.
Describe how delegation techniques support empowerment.
Describe factors that contribute to organizational politics and dysfunctional politics.
Describe ethical and unethical political behaviors.
positional power and personal power
being an empowering leader
effectiveness and delegation
organizational politics
standards of performance
positional power and personal power
being an empowering leader
effectiveness and delegation
organizational politics
standards of performance
tactics and strategies
describe the relationship between power and influence
Describe how leadership behaviors fit the spectrum of influence tactics.
Summarize empirical research about the effectiveness and sequencing of influence tactics.
neutrality
dishonesty and unethical tactics
organizational change
effectiveness and influence
leadership influence
leadership theories
explain the leader's role in employee engagement
Describe the leader's role in expectancy theory
Describe goal theory
Describe how leaders can motivate others through recognition
Describe how leaders can motivate others using social equity theory.
Describe how to use coaching skills and techniques
expectancy theory and motivational skills
goal theory
equity theory
coaching skills and techniques
Describe the steps in the creative process.
Describe characteristics of creative problem solvers.
Apply creative, untraditional approaches to business problems as a leader.
Describe how to establish an environment that fosters creativity.
Describe how leadership practices contribute to organizational innovation.
creative process and strategy
creative problem solving
describe the nature of strategic leadership
explain how to use the SWOT model in strategic planning
Explain the difference between corporate strategy and business strategy
Describe how leaders contribute to knowledge management and the learning organization.
nature of strategic leadership
conducting a SWOT analysis
knowledge management and learning organizations
Describe advantages and disadvantages of diverse workforce.
Describe advantages and disadvantages of leading a diverse work group.
Explain how cultural sensitivity and cultural intelligence contribute to leadership effectiveness.
Describe leadership initiatives that promote diversity.
cultural sensitivity and cultural intelligence in leadership
global leadership skills
explain how to develop leadership skills through self-awareness and self-discipline
Explain how to develop leadership skills through education, formal development programs, experience, and mentoring.
Describe leadership succession planning.
development
succession planning
Define organizational culture.
Describe values, assumptions, and artifacts of organizational culture.
Describe the leader's role in creating organizational culture.
Describe when an organizational culture may need to change.
the role organizational culture plays in leadership and quality management.
Created by: arat