Published on February 9, 2010
Qualities of Good Leadership : Qualities of Good Leadership By: Aishath Eaman Who are leaders? : Who are leaders? Are leaders born? (OR) Are leaders made? Either way a leader is a person who guides others toward a common goal, showing the way by example. What is Leadership? : What is Leadership? Leadership is the ability of a superior to influence the behavior of his subordinates and persuade them to follow a particular course of action. Slide 4: Leadership is also known as the ability of the manager to induce subordinates to work with confidence and zeal. Qualities of good leadership : Qualities of good leadership A leader has got multidimensional traits in him which makes him appealing and effective in behavior. The following are the requisites to be present in a good leader. Intelligence : Intelligence Leader should have a high level of intelligence with sound educational and technical background. 2. Emotional Stability : 2. Emotional Stability A leader should be emotionally stable. He should not lose temper at any stage. 3. Understanding Human Behavior : 3. Understanding Human Behavior A leader should posses a deep understanding about human behavior, emotions, needs etc. and he should be able to deal with people. 4. Understanding the views of others : 4. Understanding the views of others The leader should understand the views of others . If he does all the things in his own way he may lose the support of others. 5. Motivating the Followers : 5. Motivating the Followers It is not enough if the leader is self motivated. He should also know how to motivate his followers. 6. Initiative and Creative Ability : 6. Initiative and Creative Ability The leader should take initiative because he has to take the lead to do a work and then only others will follow. The leader should also have creative ability. 7. Judging Ability : 7. Judging Ability Leader should be able to judge anything. Then only the leader can anticipate the response to the actions and decisions. 8. Responsibly & Decision Making : 8. Responsibly & Decision Making A leader should lead from the front by taking the responsibilities and must be a decision maker. 9. Guidance : 9. Guidance Leader should be a good guide to his subordinates. He should tell and demonstrate the ways of doing work. 10. Personality : 10. Personality The leader should have an attractive and pleasing personality. 11. Dignified : 11. Dignified A leader should behave with his subordinates in a dignified manner. 12. Honest : 12. Honest Leader should be honest, sincere, fair and reasonable in his dealings with his subordinates. Slide 18: The last test of a leader is, he leaves behind him in others the conviction and will, to carry on.ARE YOU THAT ? THANK YOU! : THANK YOU!