Leadership for Student Activities - May 2015, NHS & NJHS Edition - (Page 26)

Lessons for Leaders Determining What Works-and What Doesn't-in Leadership CH R I STI N E CUSATI S Objective ■ Students will compare the qualities of a poorly functioning leadership structure to an ideally functioning leadership structure. Materials ■ Large pieces of paper ■ Markers Time Required ■ One class period Procedure 1. Break students into small groups and provide each group with two large pieces of paper and a marker. 2. Ask the groups to envision an organization governed by failing 26 leadership for student activities leadership. The group could be a company, nonprofit organization, or charity. Briefly consider demographics such as the number of employees, the industry type, and products/services offered. Then have students assign hypothetical problems to their company (examples could include high turnover, unmotivated employees, financial loss, etc.). How did these problems occur? What leadership characteristics could have caused them? Have students create a diagram containing this information on the first sheet of paper. 3. Retaining the demographics of the first organization, ask the groups to diagram the successes that are opposite of the problems encountered with the first group (examples could include low turnover, engaged employees, financial success, etc.). Then have them identify leadership characteristics that are opposite of the characteristics that caused the problems in the first example. 4. Follow with presentations of findings, then lead a class discussion based on the following questions: ■ hich characteristics were W essential to ideally functioning leadership? ■ hich characteristics were W detrimental to the organization? ■ ow can a poorly functioning H leadership group begin to turn things around?

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Leadership for Student Activities - May 2015, NHS & NJHS Edition

Editor’s Note
Questions & Answers
Take Note
From the Director
Structural Strength
Maintaining Leadership Momentum
What Matters to Your Community?
Lessons for Leaders
Activities Exchange
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