The key to being an effective manager is leadership. Woody Allen says that success in life is “… 20% timing and 80% just showing up.” People usually “show up” in leadership situations. But leadership success is much more than just showing up. It is the application of tested concepts and the “timing” skills necessary to get things done. It’s a full-time job in which every minute must be spent wisely. The strategy presented will help you maximize results when working with people. Real-life situation are never static. They’re in a constant state of change. Things are either getting better or getting worse.
After an astonishing career-first in Scotland, and then over 27 years with Manchester United Football Club- Sir Alex Ferguson delivers Leading, in which the greatest soccer coach of all time will analyze the pivotal leadership decisions of his 38 years as a manager and, with his friend and collaborator Sir Michael
This is a classic book that delves into the nifty gritty that is involved in leadership. Being a book that is an update of its previous editions, it is a modern approach that includes the modern leadership methods and the attributes that a leader requires to be successful in the 21st
This book is one of the main books describing the modern business through the quality management system approach. Through the pages of the book, Dr. Deming put the main theme of his theory in the 14 principles of management, which is still applicable even after this long period of more than
Leadership style is the patterns of behavior (words and actions) of the leader as perceived by others.
Task behavior is the extent to which the leader engages in spelling out the duties and responsibilities of an individual or group.
Relationship behavior is the extent to which the leader engages in two-way or multi-way communication if there is more than one person.
A critical factor in determining success within the leader/ follower relationship is the ability of the leader to correctly assess follower readiness.
Readiness is how a person performs at a particular task. The two major components of readiness are ability and willingness.
Since power bases drive your leadership styles, using them appropriately can enhance your effectiveness as a Situational Leader.
Like any other skill, leadership effectiveness increases the more you understand and practice the skill.