Importance Of Leadership Skills

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1. LEADERSHIP SKILLS Leadership skills include behaviours such as engaging subordinates in the organisation’s vision, inspiring employees to achieve goals, and promoting an environment in which subordinates has a sense of responsibility for the whole organisation. “Robert Kats, in a 1974 classic Harvard Business Review article entitled “Skills of an Effective Administrator,” suggested that all managers need three basic skills to be successful He describe them as technical, human relations and conceptual skills” (Sperry and Levinson, 2002). 5.1 Technical Skill Technical skill is having knowledge about and being competent in a specific type of work or activity. These specific skills can be learned through apprenticeship and training program.…show more content…
However, needs to maintain and create a positive attitude among the subordinates towards change. 2. IMPACT OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE “The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray, and the advantage of science is that it is not emotional.” —Oscar Wilde, 1891, The Picture of Dorian Gray Emotional intelligence (EI) defines as the ability to perceive, apply, understand, express, think and manage own emotions and those of the subordinates around you. A leader with a high level of EI knows what they were feeling, what their emotions mean and how these emotions can effect on subordinates. The five important aspects of EI as proposed by Daniel Goleman are self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and social skills. (Batool, 2013) 6.1 Self-awareness Leader should be self-aware about the personal feelings. Hence, the emotions and actions can affect the subordinates. To improve self-awareness, the NL leadership can keep a journal to note down thoughts. During stressful times leader should choose to stay calm while assessing the…show more content…
Findings show that NL leadership style has a positive structural relationship with situational and transformational leadership. This implies that situational and transformational leadership is deemed suitable for managing the respective organisation. Furthermore, in regard to leadership roles, leadership needs to use the position power and personal power based on the situation. Moreover, NL needs to focus on technical and human skills to improve the behaviours such as engaging subordinates in the organisation’s vision, achieve goals, and promoting an environment in which subordinates has a sense of responsibility for the whole organisation. Top leadership of the NL has cultivated a visionary attitude and uses data to guide management decisions. However, needs to maintain and create a positive attitude among the subordinates towards change. After evaluation, finding shows some parts of emotional intelligence are lacking in the organisation. The leadership needs to improve social skills to resolve conflicts
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