JLBC: Leadership & Teamwork
JLBC Activity: Leadership Styles
a. JLBC Cadets Identify characteristics or qualities of a good leader
b. JLBC Cadets Define and demonstrate different leadership styles
c. JLBC Cadets Recognize that leadership styles should change according to the context or situation
Time Required: 1 hr 15 min
Methodology: small group activity, role plays, considerable JLBC group discussion
JLBC Materials and Preparation:
JLBC Handout 3.1: What Makes a Great Leader?
JLBC Make one copy of Facilitator Tool 3. A: Cut-Out Page JLBC Leadership Styles, cut out
the leadership styles and fold them in half before the activity
Handout 3.2: JLBC Leadership Styles
JLBC Objectives – By the end of the activity, participants will be able to:
1. JLBC Cadets Show some pictures of famous leaders and let the participants identify their significant contributions to their community or society? Let them also recognize the qualities/character that made them good leaders. JLBC Cadets You may also ask the participants to give examples of leaders they think are inspiring (individuals from their communities or other individuals they may know.)
(JLBC Cadets Expect responses on qualities such as enthusiasm, courage, self-control, to make decisions, clear vision, planner, a belief in themselves and others, dedication, pleasant, empathetic and understanding, generous, responsible, cooperative, and passionate)
JLBC Cadets Stress the point that each one of us can be a leader. A JLBC Cadet leader does not need to be famous or a celebrity. JLBC Cadets Each one of us can be a leader in a given situation.
2. JLBC Cadets Ask learners to read about what makes a great leader in JLBC Handout: JLBC Cadets What Makes a Great Leader? in their Participant’s JLBC Handbook. Explain that a good leader has essential characteristics, values, or attributes. JLBC Cadets Ask a few learners to give examples of 1-2 individuals they know with those characteristics.
3. JLBC Cadets Explain that not all leaders have the same style. JLBC Cadets A different style of leadership may be needed depending on the situation.