Category Archives for Leadership

Legitimate Power in the Workplace

Legitimate Power is one of the 5 Types of Power identified by psychologists John R. P. French and Bertram Raven in 1959. Power in the workplace can exist in many different forms. It can exist even without a formal organizational hierarchy in place. It can also exist outside of any formal hierarchy that does exist. […]

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Level 5 Leadership

Level 5 Leadership is a concept developed by Jim Collins in his classic business book, Good to Great. To write Good to Great, 1,435 companies were analyzed over a 40 year period. The aim of this analysis was to find companies that had been good for a long time but had then transformed into great […]

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Servant Leadership

Servant Leadership means putting others first, sharing power, helping underperformers to do better, and allowing high-achievers to soar. Are you the sort of person who asks yourself, “How much money can I make?”, or, “How can I get ahead?”. Or are you more likely to ask yourself, “How can I help all of us to […]

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Five Functions of Management

The Five Functions of Management model was developed by Henry Fayol in the early 20th century (1916). In fact, Fayol is considered one of the founding fathers of management theory. Before Fayol, managers had no formal training in management and thus had nowhere to turn if they wanted to improve their management skills. Fayol recognized […]

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