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WHAT TO EXPECT?

Our video is based on the concept of the difference between the role of a leader and a
boss. Leaders are bosses but not all bosses are leaders. It explains this concept through
various situations which depict the actions of both the cases. The video gives a
comparison of a boss and a leader by showing their course of action in various
circumstances. The viewer is facilitated to understand this concept by the use of
scenarios which are easy to understand.
THE STORYLINE
The video has a total of 5 characters. It is divided into 2 parts; as the name suggests.
These scenes are shown in turn for better comparison purposes.
In the first scene, a view of a corporate meeting is shown. The behavior of the leader is
shown as well as the boss. It shows how both characters behave and react to the
feedback of their employees. This is also followed by a situation of the way of giving
instructions to the subordinates where both the characters use different ways of delivering
their instructions.
In the next scene, an interaction with the front line employees is shown. This interaction
shows the behavior of both the characters with the employees in general. A change of
behavior can also be seen in this case once the employee is dealt strictly.
In another scene, an award ceremony is shown where the characters receive awards for
their performance. Nature of both the characters is elaborated in both the cases.
LESSONS
The video provides with lessons relating to empowerment and its productiveness. The
general behavior of the boss and the leader tells their nature. It shows how they behave
and live in a society. The video was made using the following concepts of Organizational
Behavior:
 Understanding people at work
 Creating a motivated work environment
 Leading people within organizations
 Managing groups and teams
Leaders in a work place are very important as they drive the organization towards a path
leading to success. He understands the employees, their needs and their behaviors. He
creats an environment rich with motivation leaving behind any chance of a dull or
monotonous workplace environment. This helps the employees as well as they tend to
move towards the goals of the organization. The leader is also facilitated as it becomes
easier for him to manage the groups and teams.
Companies have implemented empowerment because of the benefits it provides through
empowered employees. Employees feel a stronger sense of ownership and increased
worth when they are provided with chances to make important decisions. This, in turn,
makes the employees more efficient and productive in their roles.
The behavior of the boss character in the meeting shows how the employees are ordered
and directed to do work or follow orders without any motivation. Whereas The leader
directs the work with ease using tools such as politeness, team work and motivation. He
does not pressurize his employees rather asks as much as they can do. This motivates
them to do more.
The video also shows ways of empowerment in leaders and organizations. Giving
employees a participatory role increases expertise in their own role. They become experts
and equipped with capitalized judgement. This increases their commitment to the
organization as well as their individual worth. It also demonstrates the importance of
listening. Good listening skills show that the leader cares about the thinking and input of
every team member. It also increases your own knowledge and opens new paths of
decision making.
Collective work from the members as shown in this video increase the confidence of the
members in each other. This, in turn, increases the capacity of every team member to
work with others. It establishes a trust among each other which helps in achieving the
goals.
Successful organizations are built on strong pillars of leadership and empowerment. If
you are listening to the inputs of your subordinates and then acting. Then you are
empowering them in one way. This guarantees a long term success as your team
members also learn as they follow their leader.
The video also shows the following concepts:
 Situational Leadership
 Path-Goal Theory of Leadeship
 Vroom and Yetton’s Normative Decision Model
Employee readiness (combination of their competence and commitment level) is shown
in a scene where an employee doesn’t know how to use a certain software. The concept
of situiational leadership also rises here as the leader senses the high commitment level
of the employee and uses a coaching and supporting behavior to encourage him in
learning that certain software.
A different approach of leadership due to certain situations is shown which has the
following qualities:
 Decision significance
 Importance of commitment
 Leader expertise
Moreover, no one alone leads an organization to success. It is the collective effort of a
team whose goals are set and aligned with the organization. Leaders rely on the vast
talent of their team members. So, the credit of success must be given to the whole team
rather than taking into account only the work of a single person. This maintains an air of
motivation and equality among the team.
Goal setting theory is one of the most influential and practical theories of motivation.
According to one estimate goal setting improves the performance by at least 10 to 25
perecent.
SMART Goals:
 Specific
 Measurable
 Attainable
 Relevant
 Time Specific

The leader is shown making SMART Goals for the employees which would ultimately lead
to better results for the organization.