Your network assessment will help you understand how you currently use networks for business and personal reasons and how you can Improve their effectiveness to help you as a leader. 5. Lastly, you will then highlight two areas of improvement – your “Leadership Improvement Goals. ” Note: The process should take you several hours and be worked on over several days – thoroughness is key here, not only to your grade, but also to provide you with a useful document and development plan to take away from this course. I will be happy to meet with you Individually to discuss your plans and goals.
In the space below, respond to the following question. What leadership capacity do you want to attain within the 12-18 months after completing your current educational experience? Be as specific as possible and give detail as to why this is an appropriate goal for you to aspire toward. The following questions are designed only to prompt your thinking: Do you want to manage multiple projects or people? Do you want to run a department or area? Do you want to move into senior management within a particular function? Do you want to stay within your position but increase your ability to influence others to reach objectives?
Do you want to take on your first leadership role? I would like to Join a firm, preferably in the Airlines or Life Sciences domain, as a Data Scientist and help them assist making business decisions utilizing various Big Data and Analytics technologies and tools. I would like head a team of few data scientists and data analysts and hone my leadership skills. I would like to mentor them and in turn learn from that experience. I am keen on training as well as leading people. I would also like to create an environment of sharing and building upon others ideas within my team.
I believe such environment creates innovative capabilities within the individuals and the organization. I want to be a leader who promotes interaction within team and is actively involved in all discussions with them. Section 2: Your Learning Style / Improving your learning style Key Elements of My Current Learning Style Current style: What works and what doesn’t Key Elements of my New Learning Style Tactile Learner I easily remember things that I have done and seen, but have difficulty remembering things that I heard. I am trying my best to become an active listener and results are already showing up.
Hands on Practice needed. I look for doing things practically rather than Just talking about it. Though I think strategically, I find it hard to imagine the big picture. I am learning to think a step or two ahead of what would be the result of my actions and how would they be used in the bigger picture No pain, no gain. Put in the efforts to fetch the results. To discuss with people and understand their opinion Section 3: Leadership Assessment Hour Leadership Style”) In this section, you will first develop a summary (your own and that of others) of your leadership assessments.
Complete your self-assessment (next page) Select 3 work colleagues to complete assessments for you (see separate file with Leadership Assessment document to send to others). This survey will focus on your behaviors. Section 3, cont’d: Leadership Self-Assessment Instructions: Read each item carefully and think about how often you engage in the described behavior within work settings. Indicate your response by circling one of the five numbers to the right of each item. Please be as honest and frank as possible. Rarely Occasionally Sometimes Fairly Often Very Often 1 . Tells group members what they are supposed to do. . Acts friendly with members of the group. 3. Sets standards of performance for group members. 4. Helps others feel comfortable in the group. 5 5. Makes suggestions about how to solve problems. 6. Responds favorably to suggestions made by others. 7. Makes his or her perspective clear to others. 8. Treats others fairly. 9. Develops a plan of action for the group. 10. Behaves in a predictable manner toward group. 11 . Defines role responsibilities for each group member. 3 12. Communicates actively with group members. 13. Clarifies his or her own role within the group. 14.
Score the questionnaire by doing the following. First, sum the espouses on the odd-number items (items , #3, #5, etc. ). This is your TASK score. Second, sum the responses on the even-numbered items (items #2, #4, #6, etc. ). This your RELATIONSHIP score. Scoring interpretation 40-50 30-39 High Range Moderate Range Low Range What’s next? What about your work colleagues? Repeat the same scoring procedure. Just sum each of the colleague’s responses separately and then average them together to score the leadership behavior. First, sum the responses on the odd-number items.
This is your TASK score. Second, sum the responses on the even-numbered items. This is your RELATIONSHIP score. Include these scores on the next page. Section 3, cont’d: Your Leadership Style Based on your self-assessment, what is your leadership style? Self scores: Task 36 Relationship Now compare your self-assessment to that of others: 39 43 #1 Other-scores: scores: Task 41 Task #2 other- #3 Other-scores: Task Eave. Other-scores: Task Self vs… Other Difference* (+1- #): Task _5 Relationship 5 *Subtract the average other-scores from your self score to get the “Self vs…
Other Difference” for both task and relationship leadership behavioral categories. Section (3) continued our “usual” or current leadership behaviors. 1 . What does the assessment tell you about how you balance task and relationship behaviors as a leader? The assessment tells me that I am better at relationships than at tasks, with both the self-scores in moderate range. According to others’ assessments too I am better at relationships compared to tasks, however they rate me I the high range for both. 2. What differences are there between your scores and those of ‘others? What do think these differences mean?
On an average the difference is 5 in each of them. It basically means that they rate e higher or precisely they think I am much better at tasks and relationships that I rate myself. 3. Were there differences to the scores that the “others” provided to you? How might you explain these differences? 4. Describe your leadership style based upon the score from both self and others. Based on the self and others score, I appear to be a level 3 leader. 5. What were the top rated questions across both self and other? I. Helps others feel comfortable in the group it. Shows concern for the well-being of others 6.
What were the lowest rated questions across both self and other? I. Discloses thoughts and feelings to group members I’. Provides criteria for what is expected of the group iii. Encourages group members to do high-quality work 7. What were the biggest (self and others) differences? Why do think these differences exist? I. Communicates actively with group members I’. Discloses thoughts and feelings to group members believe my communication is not that good, however it appears that people believe that I communicate well. The difference in second exists because others rated me higher than I rated myself.