Lecture 10 – Leadership and governance
What is Leadership?
To motivate, influence others toward organizational goal achievement
Power is the basis of a leader’s influence
Normal and informal leaders
o Our focus is formal e.g., coach, board chair, manager
Leadership is also an organizational process of the internal work environment. Leader -> Outcomes
Leading vs. Managing
Lead the People
Establish direction vision, produce change
Motivate & INSPIRE
Create, innovate, and collaborate.
Manage the Organization
Plan and budget
Organize and staff
Control and problem solve
Policies, procedures, efficiency, monitoring
Did your most recent boss/ supervisor lead or manage?
- Would you prefer more leadership (providing a vision for the organization) or more
management (looking after daily operations)?
5 Practices of Exemplary Leadership
Model the way – Model behaviour they expect of others
Inspire shared vision – visions and dreams of what could be
Challenge the process – Change from status quo, step into unknown
Enable others to act – Foster collaboration and build trust (we vs. I)
Encourage the heart – Recognize and celebrate people and victories
Leadership and Governance Governance provides a structure for leadership in organizations.
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