Leadership and Team Management PDF

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Running head: LEADERSHIP AND TEAM-MANAGEMENTLeadership and Team-ManagementName of the StudentName of the UniversityAuthor Note
1LEADERSHIP AND TEAM-MANAGEMENTTable of ContentsIntroduction......................................................................................................................................2Leadership........................................................................................................................................2Leadership and Management...........................................................................................................4Attitude and Relation with Others...............................................................................................5Framework for Managerial Leadership...........................................................................................5Strengths of Leadership...................................................................................................................6Risks in Leadership..........................................................................................................................7Tim Smit’s Leadership Style...........................................................................................................8Collaboration and Team Work in Non-Profit Organization............................................................9Tim Smit Approach.......................................................................................................................10Conclusion.....................................................................................................................................11References......................................................................................................................................12
2LEADERSHIP AND TEAM-MANAGEMENTIntroductionThe world is changing as time is moving in its own rate and innovative thoughts, andgreat leadership is the only option left for any organization to be spread in the world. It has beena very long time from since the leadership is getting different definition with the change in themarket and business (Northouse 2015). It can be sated that leadership is a quality that isgenerally an inheritance property of the individual but embracing it according to the new age isthe most challenging and most emphasizing factor of a leadership. Tim Smit is one of the livingexamples how he enrolled his leadership quality and presented an innovative thought that helpedin overcoming the globalization and motivated his team towards the success (Durkee 2014).Leading the workgroup and team towards a positive direction and leading business to the top isone of the major benefits of a good leadership.The purpose of this report is to throw light on the objectives related to the betterleadership and related consequences whether it is positive or negative. This report explains aboutan example related to the leadership of the Eden Project. This is one of the organizations, whichare building big revenue in very less span of time through better and innovative leadership. Thisrepot emphasize on the facts related to the leadership in workgroups and team management couldbe helpful in achieving a great leadership in business or any project.LeadershipLeadership can be defined in many ways and many interceptions could be interpretedrelated to its meaning. Leadership can be denoted in simple ways such as ‘motivating others tofollow’, ‘manipulating others to work accordingly’, or it could be interpreted through
3LEADERSHIP AND TEAM-MANAGEMENTemphasizing particularly such as ‘role played by authority in decision-making’ (Nahavandi2016). It could be referred as the behavioral category of an individual or the function of thepersonality. This led to make the statement that leadership could be defined in many ways as perthe perspective of the individual who is talking about it. Leadership plays an important roleduring the nature change in the working premises as it mainly focuses on emphasizing on theoutput through close control of the workforce and for creating an environment of support,training, and empowerment. Thompson (2015) stated, “The leader–follower relationship isreciprocal and effective leadership is a two-way process that influences both individual andorganizational performance. Leadership is related to motivation and interpersonal behavior.”A perfect leader should be capable of both motivating the employees towards the overallgoal of the organization and designing the efficiency and effectiveness of the organization. Thesebroader concepts should be the prior objective any leader in manner to lead the organization toits success (Bolman and Deal 2017). ‘Teamwork and inspiration’ are the new concepts thosecould be refereed as it inherited from the leadership, nowadays leadership does not focuses onlyon control and command only rather, it should be focusing on the collaboration between theteam. Effective collaboration between the team and promoting them to put forward theirinnovative thoughts and ideas should be the objective of any leader. Based on the theorypresented by Gregoire and Arendt (2014), it can be sated that the focus of the leader should beon moving organization and related stakeholders to look forward in manner to increase thecompetency level between the employees and teams incorporated for the output of theorganization in manner to increase the efficiency of the organization. It is a job of the leader thathe or she contributes to the enthusiasm of the individuals and motivates them to be contributedtowards the goal of the organization.
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