Drag the following factors to determine their order of importance. Not all factors will fit so you will have to choose the eight factors that are most important to you.
personality of coach
personality of best player
competence of coach
As the Huskers leave the locker room, there are probably numerous factors that might contribute to their performance. How important are each of the following factors in the Huskers’ pursuit of a state championship?
Effective leadership is explained through the personality and behaviors of an individual leader.
ORDER OF IMPORTANCE
Effective leadership is a multi-directional, multi-level process that is a property of the group or team.
skill of individual players
engaged fan base
Welcome to the Shared Leadership module. First, let's use a short video to guide your thinking. The following clip comes from the movie "Hoosiers" that tells the true story of a basketball team from the small town of Hickory, Indiana. This clip is near the end of the movie, with Coach Dale (played by Gene Hackman) and the Hickory "Huskers" getting ready for the state championship game. There is a somber tone in the locker room because the opposing team is heavily favored.
How many of the factors that you labeled in your top eight fall into the leader-centric explanation for effective leadership? If you selected three or four leader-centric factors then you might tend toward a leader-centric explanation of effective leadership. This chapter does not seek to prove you wrong since individual behavior is clearly important. Rather, we seek to broaden your perspective and draw your attention to the powerful impact of adopting the shared perspective.