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Focuses on Tools for Leaders and Managers that Enhance Organization Results: #EmpoweringEffectiveness
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Will Your Leadership Improvements Stick?

Will Your Leadership Improvements Stick? | Improving Organizational Effectiveness & Performance | Scoop.it

This article points out that leadership is fundamentally about making changes, improvements or innovations and suggests that the best way for leaders to be effective is the use of a disciplined and focused approach to the changes they are making. Ulrich and Smallwood provide an interactive tool that assesses how leaders manage change.

Frank J. Papotto, Ph.D.'s insight:

In working on leadership issues, I have essentially come to the same conclusion as the authors.  The approach I have developed provides a powerful and practical framework for leadership that simplifies the task of identifying the competencies needed to make and sustain the changes that leaders make. It focuses on a "purposeful" approach to leading. ( For an overview of the approach go to: http://www.slideshare.net/FJPapotto/purposeful-leadership

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Top 10 Differences Between Managers and Leaders

Top 10 Differences Between Managers and Leaders | Improving Organizational Effectiveness & Performance | Scoop.it

Via Daniel Watson
Frank J. Papotto, Ph.D.'s insight:

Although Leader and Manager behaviors are different they often are and must be performed by the same person, so a critical skill is determining when to manage and when to lead. 

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Daniel Watson's curator insight, April 1, 2013 10:36 PM


Small business owners in particular, often fail to understand the different roles played by leaders and managers, and as a consequence their businesses suffer because of either a lack of leadership or a lack of management.


To clearly understand the differing roles played by leaders and managers, a business owner needs firstly to understand, the key differences between managers and leaders.


This excellent short video, offers ten clear differentiators between leaders and managers, and suggests that businesses require both leadership and management to be successful.

Ricard Lloria's comment, April 2, 2013 4:17 AM
thanks