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Management 320, Chapter 1 Notes

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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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