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Assessing Leadership and Mesuring Its Effectsa

1. Assessing Leadership
Putting the wrong people into key leadership positions can cost billions of dollars and lead organizational to ruin.

1. Assessing Leadership
1. Commonly techniques application blanks reference checks unstructured interviews
are also the least valid.

1. Assessing Leadership

2. Best Practices

Determine the leadership level of the position. Build a competency model. Use a multiple hurdles approach.

Competency model Knowledge

Ability

Skills

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other relevant contributes

to success performance in a particular job

Multiple Hurdles Approach

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1.2 Assessment Center Simulations


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exercise => Work simulation that requires candidate to do actual paperwork. Role-Play simulations => Actors are trained assessors who observe and rate the performance of each candidate.

2. Measuring the Effects of Leadership


Common Measures of Successful and Unsuccessful Leadership Best Practices in Measuring Leadership Success

Common Measures
Superiors effectiveness and performance ratings. Subordinates ratings on satisfaction, organizational climate, morale, motivation, and leadership effectiveness. Unit performance indices.
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2.2 Best Practices in Measuring Leadership Success


o Ratings by superiors and subordinates o Multiple measures o How their behavior affects the measures used to judge leadership success o Be aware of leadership success measures being biased.
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3. Methodologies Used to Study Leadership


The Qualitative Approach The most bn bjk.jklm<N k>ijn>common qualitative approach is the case study. Quantitative Approaches Correlational studies Experiments
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4. Maxims and Theories of Leadership


Maxims: personal opinions that can give valuable advice about leadership. Theory: framework for conceptualizing relationships between variables and
guiding research toward a fuller understanding of phenomena.
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4. Maxims and Theories of Leadership


Theories: are central scientific research due to: =>Public predictions of how leadership variables are interrelated. =>The systematic gathering and analysis of data. =>Peer review of results.
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4. Maxims and Theories of Leadership

Maxims may represent valid advice, but they are ultimately no more than personal opinion.

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4. Maxims and Theories of Leadership


and theories are useful for understanding leadership situations.
Maxims
Only

theories add to the body of knowledge concerning the science of leadership and help the development of universal laws of leadership.
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