Leadership Styles Introduction to Business & Marketing
Management Recap • The purpose of management • Skills needed by managers • The functions of management • The levels of management
Objectives • Define leadership • Determine qualities of a leader • Recognize different styles of leadership
Food for Thought? • Are managers & leaders the same?
What is Leadership? • Leaders develop a vision for their organization • Leaders organize, mobilize, and energize others to achieve a goal
Activity: CARE Leadership Styles • This activity associates leadership qualities with an easy-to-remember acronym of the word CARE:
Autocratic • One person runs everything • Give orders • Expect orders to be obeyed without question • Make decisions for others • Not favorable in workplace
Democratic • Work with employees to make decisions • Everyone: • Meets • Discusses • Listens • Develops group consensus • Very favorable in workplace
Free-Rein “laissez-fair” Leadership • Leader sets goals • Hands-off leader • Delegate tasks: • Managers do not have time to do everything • Managers can focus on more important work • Employees have more ownership • Employees have a chance to develop their own potential
Leadership Styles Free-Rein “laissez-fair” Autocratic Democratic Degree of authority used by the leader Degree of authority allowed to followers TELLING PARTICIPATING DELEGATING
Activity: The Lion, The Fox, and The Saint Bernard • This activity will help participants associate leadership qualities with the characteristics of the three animals: • The Lion • The Fox • The Saint Bernard • Which animal do you relate with? • Write the animal at the top of your paper before you start the activity • Determine after the activity if your previous guess was correct • If so, explain why … if not, explain why it was different? • Be prepared to share this information in class!