Managerial leadership roles (or competing values framework) describes the patterns which productive organization share.
It defines 2 main dimensions:
- The focus of the organization: internal vs external
- Preferred structure: flexibility vs control
These 2 dimensions create a grid of 4 quadrants which is the explanation of the competing values inside the organization.
Inside each quadrants there are 2 roles with total 8 roles which should be possible to perform by really effective manager:
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- Human relations model: internal & flexible
- Facilitator - teamwork-enabler, conflict-solver
- Mentor - educate and train people with care and understanding
- Open systems model: external & flexible
- Innovator - creates change and promotes adoption of new things and processes
- Broker - powerful authority maintaining relations with external stakeholders and involve external resources
- Internal process model: internal & control
- Producer - concerned with the productivity and focused on results
- Director - plans and assigns targets, keep the tasks and goals consistent and clear
- Rational goals model: external & control
- Coordinator - the organizer of the work structure, schedules and clear mutual commitments
- Monitor - keeps an eye on the individual and organizational performance
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