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FRUSTRATED! This module provides descriptive characteristics of management and is unclear on the delineation between management and leadership. The positive aspects of this module was confronting the negative Myths of Management. Overall this module felt unsatisfying.
From management and leadership, I've learned several invaluable lessons and how they both complement each other. I aim to create a positive and productive work environment where my team can thrive, achieve their goals, and contribute to the success of the organization.
Leadership is a multifaceted skill that involves not only guiding and motivating a team but also fostering collaboration, communication, and innovation.

I've learned that effective management requires a combination of strategic thinking, interpersonal skills, and adaptability. Here's how I intend to apply what I've learned: Strategic Planning: I'll apply strategic planning principles to organize tasks, set goals, and prioritize objectives. Whether it's managing my workload or assisting others in planning projects, I'll focus on creating clear roadmaps for success. Effective Communication: Communication is vital for successful management. I'll strive to communicate clearly and transparently, whether I'm providing updates, giving feedback, or resolving conflicts. I'll also emphasize active listening to ensure I understand others' perspectives. Leadership: I can exhibit leadership qualities by… >>>

I was particularly interested in the various leadership styles. I want to be a good leader and not one that my employees do not like or do not respect, from experience I am learning what works and does not work for others, but also understand that I cannot make EVERYONE happy. I have to stay balanced, consistent and fair. I look forward to learning more and always looking at how to improve.
Due to the nature of my work, I play a dual role, sometimes of a leader and sometimes of a manager. The set of skills for both are important and compliment each other

Due to the nature of my work, I have the need to implement both, leadership and management. I am aware that there is always room for improvement. One of the areas I need to work on is the delegation of tasks. Sometimes, I end up doing things that I shouldn't because I don't delegate enough. 

Leadership does not come with the position . It must be earned by setting the example. You must also acquire new skills and polish the ones you already have to become a good leader.

While several individuals may think they have what it takes to be a good manager, statistics demonstrate that not everyone possesses the skills that are required to be the leader of a team. A team can only be as good as its leader is, and if you, as the leader, are failing, what authority do you have to demand a better performance from them? This is why you must lead by example. That's how you gain the respect from your team. This is what I do on a daily basis: I show empathy, I treat others with respect, I carry… >>>

I learned that I am a kinesthetic learner and about appreciative inquiry.

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