Describe about the Traditional Leading and Managing goal effectively?
1: Ricardo Semler’s breaks all the rule of Traditional Leading And Managing which followed in organizations. His style is, as long as employees finishing their goal effectively, they are allowed to take their decision at their own (Fisher, 2005). Every employee’s point of thinking is taken into consideration by Semler. Hence he had good relationship with his company’s employees. Semler’s also encouraged his employees to evaluate themselves as well as their managers. In order to have clear view of company’s performance Ricardo Semler advised to publish company’s accounts.
Due to low pressure more employees will feel and do work with more interest
His style of working introduced innovative changes in working environment
Employees can rate themselves and know their mistakes
Employee may face lack of guidance
2: The challenges in front of radical “hands-off” leader includes such as, the time required for decision making is slow. Leader faces problem of poor time management and conflicts occur during the leadership decisions.
In order to address these challenges the ways are:
Leaders have to discuss about challenges they are facing in their organization and for this they should have one on one time with employee.
Another thing can be done to address the challenges is at the entry level, where the employees trained about the organizational goals and objectives.
3: To identify future leader for the organization it has to be ensured that they should have following characteristics:
There leadership should be self inspired
Should be creative in their ideas
Should have long vision and personal power
Innovative in ideas
Yes it is definitely essential to have leadership training to the leaders of this organization. It is important that leader should have training course of minimum two days. The training will help them to improvise their coaching skills. They can evaluate their role like when they have to be a boss and when as a coach. Due to training they can sharpen their and others skills and greatness.
4: The first thing other businesses can learn from Ricardo Semler’s approach that they should build trust within their organization and with their staff. This approach helps other businesses to empower their employees and boost confidence that their goals will be accomplished. Also with this approach other businesses will easily retain their employees.
Fisher L. M. (2005) “Ricardo Semler Won’t Take Control”, Strated & Business, pp. 78-88
Semler, R. (2004) The Seven D: Weekend Changing the Way Work Works