Management 320, Chapter 1 Notes
Management 320, Chapter 1 Notes MGT 320: Leadership
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MGT 320 Chapter 1 Notes What does it mean to be a leader? Leadership: an influence relationship among leaders and followers who intend real changes and outcomes that reflect their shared purposes We are all followers but not everyone is a leader. At some point everyone has been a follower Paradigm: a shared mindset that represents a fundamental way of thinking about, perceiving, and understanding the world A mindset or basic view of something. Social media can represent this. The way we perceive and view the world – paradigm is how we use this to approach things. Human capital vs. financial capital Diversity Management: the attainment of organizational goals in an effective and efficient manner through planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling organizational resources Multiple intelligences The different ways that people learn. Through different mediums – illustrations, exercises, reading, listening, etc. Vision: a picture of an ambitious, desirable future for the organization or team Agile leadership: a leader who is open to learning and change and encourages the growth of others The ability to anticipate or adapt to unpredictable circumstances and environments in ways that benefit self and others Derailment: a phenomenon in which a manager with an impressive track record reaches a certain level but goes off track and can’t advance because of a mismatch between job needs and personal skills and qualities Art vs. science Emotional intelligence Managers vs. Leaders Managers are more focused on the short term goals for the day while leaders are more focused on long term goals Managers focus on where things need to be and leaders focus on relationships within the company Roles and duties rather than the titles manager and leader themselves What makes an ideal leader? Listen to followers (get the most out of everyone) Reliability Intension/goal Involvement Try new things Get the best of everyone Lead a team through guidance and delegation Inspiration Adaptability Supportive Knowing what needs to be done Humble Team player Passion – having it and sharing it with others Ability to take criticism Confidence in yourself and others Own up to your own actions and hold others accountable Selfish vs. selfless Themes of the Chapter There are good leaders and there are bad leaders Everyone is a follower at some point in their life Leadership is evolving and ever-changing Management and leadership have differences terminology-wise but there is overlap in roles Leadership can be innate but there is also ways of learning leadership **Fatal Flaws of Supervisors** Not being able to build good relationships with people Difficulty in changing Unable to take criticism Lack of communication Losing inspiration Too narrow management experience
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