Friday, December 9, 2011

Leading within a new organization



When entering into a new organization, a leader must examine the culture of the organization, set professional presence, continue the achievement of the organization’s mission and develop the organization through the development of its members. These elements seek to improve the function of the organization from an individual and collective viewpoint. This blog seeks to provide a greater understanding of these components.


By examining the culture and dynamics of the organization, a leader can assume a more bias point to continue the mission of the organization and/or improve the effectiveness of its mission. By studying the culture of the group, it provides a layer of appreciation for the biased strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the organization. With this information, a recently joined leader may have a more objective point of view of the organization that may prove to be advantageous to the development of the group as whole.

Secondly, a leader must set a professional presence within the new organization. Not to say that the organization is not operating in a specific amount of professionalism. But, it is important that the current organization observes the level of professionals the leader exerts regardless of the organization size, density, etc. And by the leader doing such, its members lend a significant amount of trust to operate in the given position.

More importantly, the continuity of the achievement of the organization’s mission is essential to the duties of the new appointed leader. This shows a level of commitment to the organization’s mission and the determination of the leader to fulfill the job duties as assigned. These components allows for the trust of the organization’s member to be developed and given to the leader. This trust may be advantageous for the complementation of future projects and duties.

Finally, developing the members of an organization should be the goal of any leader. Without the people within the organization, there are no basic functions of it. When a leader improves the professional, personal and career aspects of an individual’s life, the leader has effectively developed the organization as a whole

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