Essay on Managing Organizations & Leading People

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Table of Contents MANAGING ORGANIZATIONS & LEADING PEOPLE-BIP2 Task 2 2 Evaluation of my Personal Leadership Style 2 Reflection on the Results of my Seven Habits Profile 2 Self-Leadership Evaluation 4 Strengths and weaknesses identified 6 Recommendations. 7 Goals to improve my leadership practice. 8 References 9 MANAGING ORGANIZATIONS & LEADING PEOPLE-BIP2 Task 2 Evaluation of my Personal Leadership Style Reflection on the Results of my Seven Habits Profile The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People (1989) is a business and self-help book bestseller. The work brings up that success comes from developing personal leadership, from which leadership of others can follow. I had the opportunity to participate in a…show more content…
By working on the seven habits in order we achieve the maturity continuum, by addressing dependence first, then independence and finally interdependence. In order to present a reflection on my current results of the Seven Habits Profile (see Appendix A for the questionnaire results), I’ll present a brief description of each habit, present my results for each, and I will align with the transformational leadership theory. The Seven Habits are: 1. Be proactive. This habit is about taking control of our lives. It involves: * Taking the initiative. * Making our own decisions and accepting responsibility for them. * Focusing actions on what we can change, the circle of influence. I scored 17 for this category in the Seven Habits Profile. As a developer I used to be focused in the task at hand. Being proactive, taking responsibilities for my actions and focus my efforts on the things I can influence became concrete behaviors that I needed to adopt for managing projects. 2. Begin with the end in mind. Determine what we want to be and define clear goals that are aligned to the principles: * What we would want people to say about us at our funeral. * Develop a personal mission statement. In this category, my score was 16. As project manager it became clear that I need to have a clear picture of what is the product of the project in order to determine what I need to do to get there. 3. Put first
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