Leadership Qualities at Tesco

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Leadership qualities at Tesco
Leadership framework and styles in a medium sized Tesco store

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Table of Contents
1. Introduction..............................................................................................................1
2. Defining Leadership.................................................................................................1
3. Management versus Leadership.............................................................................2
4. Tesco’s Leadership Framework...............................................................................2
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This stands in contrast with management, which involves keeping the current system operating through planning, budgeting, organising, staffing, controlling, and problem solving.
According to Griffin (2008) organisations need both management and leadership if they are to be effective. Leadership is necessary to create change, and management is necessary to achieve orderly results. Management in conjunction with leadership can produce orderly change, and leadership in conjunction with management can keep the organisation properly aligned with its environment.

4. Tesco’s Leadership Framework
Tesco looks for managers who are positive, confident and genuine, with the capacity to inspire and encourage their teams. A key part of Tesco’s programme for building leaders is encouraging self-review and reflection. This allows staff to assess their strengths and find ways of demonstrating the characteristics that are vital to the long-term development of the business. (Business Case Studies LLP, 2013)
Tesco’s leadership framework sets out not just the skills and competencies but also the personal characteristics and behaviours it expects of its leaders:
4.1 Delegation
Tesco’s process of managing starts with the target to be achieved. A manager needs decide on the appropriate approach for reaching that target, and then he needs to communicate

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