I review the first three chapters of Richard Daft's Book: The Leadership Experience. Specific attention is given to the defining the difference between a leader and a manager; the balance between caring for people and getting results; and adapting leadership to different situations.
In this chapter, we continue our study or Richard Daft's book: The Leadership Experience. Join me as I discuss how leader can motivate and empower his or her followers.
At (0:25) I discuss the interconnected web of rewards, motivation and needs. Maslows hierarchy is discussed at (1:03). I discuss the distinction between motivating factors at work and dissatisfying factors (2:28). At (3:53) I discuss how positive and negative rewards and punishment influence behavior. The video concludes by showing how jobs can be designed to empower workers and fulfill higher order needs of growth, creativity, and fulfillment (8:05).
How can a leader more effectively communicate to accomplish the organizations goals? Learn how to effectively use both leader centered and follower centered questions (0:20) and how to select an appropriate channel of communication for the messages that you want to convey (1:46). I close with some thoughts about communicating in the digital age (5:17)
Join me as we continue our journey through Richard Daft's book: The Leadership Experience.
I review the seventh chapter of Richard Daft's Book: The Leadership Experience. I specifically discuss Daft's concepts of leading in all directions (0:10) and "Managing Upward" (1:30). I also discuss how to give effective feedback to maximize employee performance (4:17).
All ideas and concepts come from Daft's Book.