Level 5 Leadership Theory (Jim Collins)

Leadership Definition: Leadership is the building of motivation through individuals in aid of reaching a certain set of objectives. A good leader is someone who can lead to good results, by using what he has in the best way possible. Level 5 Leadership Theory Definition: This theory was made as 5 steps which allow a company turn from a good company into a truly great one. The theory is from the book ‘Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don’t’. The main point of this is to improve leadership. It tries and takes away peoples ego, and instead do what is best for the organisation. Instead of the normal view of leaders, who tend to be big personality driven, this theory states that level 5 leaders seem shy and unpretentious, although they take full responsibility for anything which goes wrong in the organisation. The following steps are the levels within this theory. Level 1: Highly Capable Individual Productive contributor; offers talent, knowledge, skills and good work habits as an individual employee. Level 2: Contributing Team member Contributes to the achievement of team goals; works effectively with others in a group. Level 3: Competent Manager Sets plans and organises people for the efficient and effective pursuit of objectives. Level 4: The Effective Executive Builds widespread commitment to a clear and compelling vision; stimulates people to high performance. Level 5: The Level 5 Leader Builds an enduring great organisation through a combination of personal humility and professional resolve. Level 5 leaders do what is right for their organisation and will strive for it to be successful. These leaders are...

Leadership Management

Leadership Definition: Leadership is the building of motivation through individuals in aid of reaching a certain set of objectives. A good leader is someone who can lead to good results, by using what he has in the best was possible. Leadership can depend a lot on Culture and the Business Environment, and the actual role of a leader isn’t always as important as made out. Defining and Looking into Leadership in Management In today’s world there is meant to be nothing more important in management than leadership itself. Leadership sets up the rest of the business, installs a culture and creates its on environment. If someone can create a good culture and environment for a certain business, they have done a good job and will bring in the money, but this theory works both ways. One problem we have with leadership is that someone could be a great leader (not to be confused with ‘great man’ leadership style) but go into a company which has a poor culture and be able to do nothing because of that culture. So even though this topic is considered so important nowadays, I would like to personally take that back, everything affects a business, leadership is just what everyone hears about… Learn More… Interactive Leadership Management Leadership Behaviours Leadership Powers and Influences Leadership Styles Leadership Theories Contingency Theory Level 5 Leadership Theory (Jim Collins) Path-Goal Theory Situational Theory The Leadership Grid Leadership Traits Types of Leader What the Difference Between Leadership and...