Views on Leadership

Selected views on leading organizations, crisis management, coaching, mentoring, motivation, organizational power, stakeholder management, etc. by 12manage members.

It is not the critic who counts
Quote to live by

Thoughts on leadership
What is a leader?

Leading Is In Serving!
Best Leadership Is Good Service- Driven in LOVE.

Theory U by Otto Scharmer
Theory U shows how groups and organizations can develop 7 leadership capacities in order to create a future that would not otherwise be possible.

Eradication and Blockage of Poverty
Poverty, A Good Friend To Africa?

Trouble with managing by result
Leading people to participate in managing processes.

People are like Guitar Strings
Leaders take time learn how to work with people

5 Actions of a True Leader
Actions make a real leader, not merely their words or superlative adjectives

Methods of Mismanagement
A case of total mismanagement theories, impacting on leadership, change and transformation.

Governance Triangle goes into Government
David Cameron's Big Society policies bring into public policy an idea that has circulated in business and corporate governance for sometime now - thus besting Barack Obama to recast the debate between Big Government and Big Business and legitimating the roles of the civil society and citizen initiatives in policy formulation and implementation.

Ensuring Accountability
One of the core tenets of leadership/management is holding employees accountable for their actions. Why is this still an issue?

Three Important Leadership Styles
Leadership Style Driven by Vision, Empathy, and Listening

Management in Industry
Understanding management responsibilities in industry.

Many a times, companies do away with training & development activities due to economic slowdown instead of using the opportunity to consolidate competency as preparation of rebounce of economy.

Leadership Requirement #1: Integrity
The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity.

generational gap and retention
Will this gap ever be narrowed because closer seems impossible

The next 20 years
The next 20 years may be very different to anything anyone has seen, a 15-year recession in an internet environment.

Millionaire and a car Driver
Becoming a millionaire is it different than learning how to drive a car

Honesty is the Best Policy when you're Changing Organizations and Countries
To get real change in any organization, there must be real and complete political democracy in the country of this organization.

Management looks within to identify problems
Sometimes top management spends a hefty sum engaging consultants to know about the company's problems when the information is available within the organisation

Building Value, or how to keep your job in tough times
Building Value, or how to keep your job in tough times

The Leader is an enabler2
The Tools of Transformation: expanding horizons by demanding greater moral sufficiency.

Leaders Should Take the Time to Reflect
How to find a balance in life (work/private life) and to maintain that balance.

Get Buy-in from your Employees
Be a leader not a dictator

Leaders need Market Vision
The top has to be where the steering starts.

Getting Staff Going
Motivation a key to meeting the organisation's bottom line.

LEADS in a Caring Environment
New Canadian Framework for Healthcare Leadership Development

Moral Recovery for Leaders
Understand TRUST and the effects it have on sustainability for effective Leaders

Human Will
The Management of Human Will

Leadership qualities
Leadership will be defined as one's ability to get others to willingly follow.

A word of caution for CEOs
CEOs Should Avoid Killing Hens that Lay Golden Eggs

Failure of Democracy in Africa
Democracy is a good system of governance only in providing freedoms, rights and involving citizens in a decision-making process. However it felt short to secure harms, humiliation, insecurity corruption and poverty.

A Leader / Manager should Accept Faults
Awareness is the key to good management.

Accepting Imperfections and Manage Them
Learning and Practicing Methods to Make the Best of this Imperfect World

New Book - 'The Facts of Life Regarding Management'
Tim Bryce, Book, Management.

Servant Leadership with a Lot of Engagement
The search for progressive stability in today's volatile environments needs a steady humanistic presence.

Enthusiasm and blood, sweat and tears alone don't guarantee success
Effort and trying hard are only two ingredients required - ensure the little things are done - if you want to be successful

It's Lonely at the Top
A Practical Guide to Help You Become the Best CEO you Can Be.

My View on Leadership vs. Management
We manage things: accounts, processes, machines. We lead people.

Rules are for fools and you need smart fools
Individual Constructive Consulting & Coaching for CEO in SME for sustainable value

Differentiate Management and Leadership Competencies
companies should be clearer on the management and leadership expectations and their difference

My Experience of Leadership
Leadership comes from within, but it doesn't have to be just the hand you were dealt.

The organization is a community
The community is a capitalist tool.

Leadership and Command
There is a difference between guiding and command, both of which could be termed leadership.

lead by example
In my opinion leaders should lead by example and not be such a dictator.

Who Should Lead: Those Making Policy or Those Making Politics
Who should be at the helm? Policy makers or Politicians.

The 7 Wonders of Great Leaders
The 7 Wonders of Great Leaders™ was created for leaders, by leaders with their observation and experience..

Performance Management as a system (PerMaas)
The role of a leader is create the right internal environment that drives staff performance.

give an example
being a leader is a possible thing to everyone who is committed and dedicated

PROFESS the Ingredients for Effective Leadership
Effective leadership requires the combination of being professional, responsible, optimistic, flexible, ethical, strong-minded, and supportive. The recipe for success begins with the acronym PROFESS, which provides a leader with the necessary elements in discovering the concept of true leadership.


Caution for Leaders of Volunteers
Leaders of Volunteers can Achieve as much as Leaders of Paid Workers.

12 Principles Behind the Management Advantage
1. Management is the body of knowledge and practice that makes organizations perform. It needs to ad

EIQ Predicts High Performance Leadership
Abundant evidence shows that what high performance leaders have that others don't is high EIQ, that can be measured and developed..

its my best interest
its my best interest

The Place of Corporate Governance Post-onset of Covid19
Corporate governance is the anchor that equips companies to prepare for and get through turbulent times..

Is my Business Agile?
Why your business needs a performance diagnostic to remain agile.

Personal Leadership Branding
In the attached schematic, I delineate the roadmap of forming your own leadership brand.

Characteristics of Crisis Leadership
This abbreviated version of a paper by Nichols, Hayden, and Trendler demonstrate the necessary leadership behaviors which are needed in our unstable times.

Heterodox Leadership
Heterodox Techno Leadership Model.

Leadership in Life
Greatness Lives Within.

Thoughts on Leadership
from micro to macro management

The Gaps Between Leadership and Management.
Leadership and managerial challenges facing the engineering department of ABC Limited.

Know your Enemy Within - it Pays
This is a booklet to expose management students and to be managers on impediments of own creation such as our mindsets, preconceived notions, our beliefs, apprehensions, lack of self confidence and self esteem to goal achievement. These are largely from theory, own experience and interaction with variety of relevant stakeholders.


Tribal Leadership and Triads
Tri-namics, leadership, triads, power of three, Tribal Leadership.

Leadership and values
We need to hold fast to a defined set of values - Not just any values those that can be seen as fair by all

Comfort Zone, Zone of Certainty ©
The comfort zone is not limiting per se, in fact changes that lead to growth begin recognizing comfort zones.

Facilitating Students for Their Effective Learning at the College Level
This paper deals with facilitation of students in order to improve their learning at the college level.

Effective Management Through Leadership
Concepts of Effective Management through Leadership.

Test your Management & Leadership
Management and Leadership are two completely different activities of Great Leaders, yet extremely additional to each other.

Effective Leadership
I am interested in global economic and strategic issues.

7 Leadership Roles
He or she is a born leader.

Power to Succeed
You have potential to succeed .

Examining the Role of the Law of 'Big Mo' in Team Success
Among the 22 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership as propounded by John Calvin Maxwell (1998). His blockbu

The Role of Functional Satisfaction in Employee Motivation
During only three months, certain measures on motivation of employees gives rapid results.

Now That I Am a Manager... What Are My Priorities?
Most Business Owners, Managers and Team Leaders struggle with their priorities.

The Fractal Structure of the Organization
A way to pass through 4th Industrial Revolution.

My Management View
Team Work, Coaching, Recognition & Customer Focus.

Leading With Soul
Once the sweat, control, tricks, and gimmicks fail to work in one’s leadership style where do you turn? Eventually, leadership if it is to continue in its maturity must look internally.

Publications by Oswald R. Viva
Here's a list of all my published books.

Strategic Leadership from Young People
Hi Everyone.
A few days ago while I was giving a virtual session to my Strategic Planning stude

Chiefs in the Indian Navy
If you ever meet a person who attend the interview, ask them to tell you a story about their favorit

Essence of Team Work
Team Work, Synergy Effects.

Attitude is Everything
A good attitude is a must.

Emotional Intelligence and Its Impact on Leadership
Moving Up Requires More Than Just Technical Capability.

Accountability in Leadership
Finding True Accountability in Leadership is a continuous search.

Successful Lean Manufacturing Implementation: Five Fundamental Jigsaw Pieces
This article describes the five fundamental jigsaw pieces which Siemens Guadalajara puts together, to get the real power out of lean by changing existing management practices and incorporating the Siemens values Innovation, Excellence and Responsibility at the same time.

Why and how to manage
Topic:Why and how to manage

1》Managing employees, is to manage the thoughts and be

Painting Victory
The Painting-Leading model illustrates how leaders guide groups towards goals and create victories.

Empowering Managers to Lead: a Reflection
The complexity of the modern day organization compels the company to empower and transform its people at all levels to lead with the aim to compete advantageously..

Leadership is All About Listening
Leadership includes the ability to courageously examine ones assumptions and adjust thinking to match the reality of the times.

What If We All Owned the Podium
What if we all owned the podium in our organizations and we all shared a gold medal for our collective and collaborative contributions..

Job No 1(b)
How leaders kill meaning at work

Leadership and management.

Management/subordinate power sharing
Subordinates are powerful arm of management, let other opinions work

Reflective Leadership
Leadership is about changing perspectives in logical progression towards changes in organisational surroundings.

Leadership of a Sustainable Enterprise
Achieving the common good through a systemic approach

Attitude is the secret
“Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens”

Transformational Leadership
Transform individuals and your Team

Humanity - Africa Give the Gift
Where is the Leadership Legacy of Africa and what is the contribution that Africa can make to the world?

Leaders of Developing Countries Laundering Money
Should successful money laundering be counted as success for a leader.

Help others think their way from a job to a meaningful mission
When we teach others to act with a conscious awareness of the meaning and importance of their work, we inspire excellence and professionalism and the profit and reputation will not be far behind.

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