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People and Self Management by Sally Palmer

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5Leading your team

Learning objectives

On completion of this chapter you will be able to:

•  explain the importance and meaning of leadership

•  differentiate between leadership and management

•  list the qualities of a good leader

•  describe the difference between leadership and power

•  describe Adair's ‘Action-centred’ functional approach to leadership

•  describe a range of management styles

•  define delegation

•  differentiate between delegation, dumping, abdication and telling people what to do

•  appreciate the difference between simple and complex delegation

•  understand the benefits and risks of delegation

•  explain how to delegate successfully.

Introduction

The most important aspect of your job as a team leader is to work with ...

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