<!-- 18. --> Leadership in Management 5 Principles of Great Management 1. Understanding Management You are a manager! Projecting versus attracting strategies The classic functions of management Changing Knowledge era Two classic approaches Task, team and individual model Leadership Extinct Characteristics of the knowledge era and the worst of the old world managers Getting in shape for the future Insecurity as a daily phenomenon Action plan 2. Mastering yourself Personal brand plan Life line chart SWOT analysis Seven questions Getting support Eight key & Action points 1 of 6 Previous Lesson Next Lesson Characteristics of the knowledge era and the worst of the old world managers Leadership in Management Characteristics of the knowledge era and the worst of the old world managers Characteristics of the knowledge era and the worst of the old world managers The knowledge era managers are: Interested in your roleSupportive and excellent listenersAware of your role and capabilityNot interferingDecisiveEnthusiasticFlexible and willing to changeAvailable to their peopleAble to set clear objectivesResults focusedOpen-mindedWilling to develop and grow peopleAble to develop high levels of trustGood at letting goStrong communicatorsSincere – they never tell liesApproachableKeen to hear your views and ideasBalanced in their moods and dispositionConsistent and positive in their actionsSelf-motivated – this ‘rubs off’ on peopleInterested in your opinions and views Old world managers are: Ineffective communicatorsBad listenersIndecisiveAlways changing their mindsSuspicious of their staffNot interested in developing their peopleKeen to blame othersJudgmental and temperamentalSelfishLacking in team/individual developmentFrequently defensive and insecureDictatorial and autocraticThreatened by talent beneath themTake the credit for the good work of othersUnwilling to allow their people access to higher authoritiesUnprofessionalManipulative and politicalBad at providing positive feedback Practitioners of public humiliationsInconsistentRude and bullying Warning: why managers have traditionally got fired in organizations! Never delivered resultsLacked a sense of urgencyLacked priorities Were unable to respond positively to changeClinged to obsolete ideas and outmoded ways of doing thingsUseless at managing peopleEmotionally volatile and unstableImmature in their behaviour towards othersGave up learning and developing themselvesWere unable to delegateIneffective communicatorUnable to take tough decisionsLacked a sense of humourLacked humilityFailed to anticipate problems or challengesFocused more on ‘I’ rather than ‘We’ Previous Lesson Back to Course Next Lesson Follow us on Social Media twitter facebook instagram Login Accessing this course requires a login, please enter your credentials below! Username or Email Address Password Remember Me Lost Your Password?