The Psychology of Human Leadership: How To Develop Charisma and Authority
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The book seamlessly links fundamental insights and practical approaches to address the most important leadership problems and challenges. Each of the 11 chapters takes a close look at a specific leadership aspect and explains how to develop personal leadership qualities, such as charisma, the ability to motivate others, assertiveness, and how to overcome crises and conflicts to create new structures. Ethical questions and possible negative developments in connection with leadership and power are also examined. Unlike conventional leadership manuals, this book on leadership goes beyond the standard 'recipes' and models by providing clear trains of thought as well as a psychological and philosophical basis, and by focusing on major achievements in terms of leadership, it creates a more profound understanding and holistic view of the subject of leadership, while promoting a genuine fascination for it.
an important dimension that increases followers’ willingness to restrict their own freedom and place their confidence in a leader they trust to achieve certain goals and keep promises. Trustworthiness and strength can lead to considerable influence. The weak are unable to generate authority because your lack of confidence in them means that they are unable to motivate you to give up your own freedom in favor of the hope of their future promises. The last personal resources are clever strategy
consists in the acceptance of or basic openness to being led. There are some people, though, who straight-out refuse to place themselves in a context in which they are led. These people will either remain eternal rebels against anything that smacks of power or hierarchy, or they become hermits and withdraw in a sense from all larger social contexts. Anyone completely rejecting leadership remains a rebel or a hermit. 2. Insufficient orientation to the specific leadership personality. The second
ultimately anchored in evolutionary strengths. The meaningful side of leadership is not experienced in the animal kingdom. 2.4 Leadership and Fear: The Psychological Bases of Charisma 33 The functional side is present and describable for us humans, but is not consciously perceived by the individual animal. Pooling strengths when hunting or raising young are examples of the aspects of leadership in the animal kingdom that give meaning (which most definitely have their parallels among humans).
cooperation goals come in. 74 3 Leadership, Psychology, and Knowledge of Human Nature: How to Generate. . . The logic remains the same though—we need to achieve our profitability goals in order to deliver added value to society and our customers through our products. We need to achieve our performance goals to reach our profitability goals. We need to achieve our cooperation goals to reach our performance goals. Look at this hierarchy in corporate arguments for goals and their justification
126.96.36.199 There Is No Life Without Goals When we are born into this world, we all have at least the goal of survival. Everything beyond that is differentiation, concretization, and simplification. Our minimum goal is survival. 188.8.131.52 Goals Are an Expression of Our Personality People’s personalities are reflected in their wishes and hopes. If you know what a person finds imperfect and what he or she wishes instead and considers to be lacking, then you can understand that person. In the same way,