Leadership Styles

About Leadership, PAEI Styles, Complimentary Teams and Constructive Conflict
  • Learn about Leadership
  • Understand and apply PAEI Styles
  • Understand and apply Complimentary Teams and Constructive Conflict.


  • Comparing management styles and understaniding its strenghts and opportunity areas.
  • Aiming to collaborative teams and leadership
Total course time:
13 hrs
Dr Ichak Kalderon Adizes
About the speaker:
  • Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Adizes Institute.
  • Leading expert on management and organisational change.
  • Author of more than 27 books in 33 languages.
  • He has taught management at UCLA, Stanford and Columbia.
  • He has received 21 honorary doctorates from universities in 13 countries.
What you will learn:

Welcome to Leadership Styles

- What this course is about - by Dr. Adizes

- Read this before taking the course

1. Course Introduction

- 1.1 Lecture (40min) by Dr. Adizes: Course Introduction

- 1.2 Task: Read "The Voice of the Consumer".

- 1.3 Discussion: Would your clients come back?

- 1.4 Bonus Lecture: Styles are flexible (7 min) by Dr. Ichak Adizes

2. The (P)roducer Style

- 2.1 Lecture (2h) by Dr. Adizes: The (P)roducer Style

- 2.2 Discussion: (P) style in literature or media

- 2.3 Discussion: Analyze (P) behaviours around you

- 2.4 Task: Read "Why being too good might be too bad".

3. The (A)dministrator Style

- 3.1 Lecture (2h) by Dr. Adizes: The (A)dministrator Style

- 3.2 Discussion: (A) style in literature or media

- 3.3 Discussion: (A) in your Organisation

- 3.4 Task: Read "The Cause of Bureaucracy".

4. The (E)ntrepreneur Style

- 4.1 Lecture (2h) by Dr. Adizes: The (E)ntrepreneur Style

- 4.2 Discussion: (E) style in government.

- 4.3 Task: Read "Why Being Creative is Dangerous".

5. The (I)ntegrator Style

- 5.1 Lecture (2h) by Dr. Adizes: The (I)ntegrator Style

- 5.2 Discussion: (I) style in literature or media

- 5.3 Task: Read "Why a Sabbath?"

6. Comparing Management Styles

- 6.1 Lecture (2h) by Dr. Adizes: Comparing Management Styles (Part 1)

- 6.2 Discussion: What style is "Don Quijote"?

- 6.3 Lecture (2h) by Dr. Adizes: Comparing Management Styles (Part 2)

- 6.4 Short Lecture (4min) by Dr. Adizes: What is the most common mistake in decision making?

- 6.5 Discussion: How would you advertise a car to each (P, A, E, I) style client?

7. Deadwood, Complimentary Teams and Constructive Conflict

- 7.1 Lecture (2h) by Dr. Adizes: Deadwood, Complimentary Teams and Constructive Conflict

- 7.2 Discussion: Have you ever met a deadwood?

- 7.3 Task: Read "How the Organizations Produce Deadwood?"

Final discussion

- Short lecture (5min) by Dr. Adizes: What is collaborative leadership?

- Discussion: Understanding your Style

- Short lecture (2min) by Dr. Adizes: Using Adizes Management Styles for Recruitment

- E-Book: Management/Mismanagement Styles

- Provide us feedback to improve!

- Spread Adizes in your Organisation!

- Thank you

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our participants
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Marco Leon
"His style of delivery and ability to convey a message is incredible. His conversational, open style, using real life examples makes the learning come to life. The opportunity to learn with and from Dr. Adizes is nothing short of a privilege. He is a Master of Organizational Transformation, if not "The Master".
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