Unit 5 Research Assignment Essay
Leadership-Today can follow improve on the managers leadership skills by following these steps to maintain effective leadership:-
1. Leaders challenge the process – They search for opportunities to change the status quo. They look for innovative ways to improve the organization. They experiment and take risks. Since risk taking involves …show more content…
6. Leaders make a difference – Sometimes it's a contemporary role model who serves as an example of success. And sometimes it's a person who's personally helped them learn—a parent, friend, member of the clergy, coach, teacher, and manager.
7. Believing that you can lead - We're often asked, "Are leaders born or made?" The answer we give, with a smile, is this: "Yes, all leaders are born. (Leadership Challenge, Posner and Kouzes, 1997)
By following the steps above, Leadership-Today will increase market shares and the morale of their employees. Kouzes and Posner also states “that leadership doesn't depend on mystical qualities or inborn gifts but rather on the capacity of individuals to know themselves, their strengths, and their weaknesses, and to learn from the feedback they get in their daily lives—in short, their capacity for self-improvement.” (Encouraging the Heart, Posner and Kouzes, 1999 pp. 33)
The Leadership Challenge: How to Keep Getting Extraordinary Things Done in Organizations,