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Tuesday, August 16 • 12:30 - 13:30
On Leadership

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Leadership is a very important issue - especially in the Games Industry where hierarchy hardly exists or is not present at all. Leadership comprises of all features, actions and methods of leaders (or supervisors). The leaders influence all members of an organization in cooperation, coordination and communication, in order to achieve certain leadership and company goals.
There are different kinds of leadership styles: authoritarian, democratically or laissez faire.  All of which have different effects and work in different kinds of ways. Leaders should therefore know which leadership style suits themselves as well as their team best.
The integrity and competence of the leader as a role model, motivator and ideally a consultant and mentor, counts as well when it comes to specific problems and issues beyond generic competencies. Furthermore, competent leaders have to know their tools, so that they can deploy the right action on various situations.

The presentation `On Leadership´ demonstrates fundamental ways, types and tools of the `Management and Leadership´ sector and shows how they work best. This presentation is believed to give a self-critical reflection and improvement of one’s leadership behavior. For this purpose, not only specific approaches will be submitted but also additional literature, exercises and recommendations on this topic will be provided.

Outcomes
After the presentation you know
……most proven Leadership methods & tools, especially:
… the (5) classic Leadership styles
… the (7) main modern approaches of Leadership
… how to use (2 - 3) proven Leadership tools in your job
… several methods and exercises to improve yourself

Speakers
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Enrico Rappsilber

Principal, S4G School for Games
Enrico Rappsilber is an experienced educator and game industry expert, with a degree in pedagogy, andragogy and psychology. Since 2002 he has worked successfully as a soft skills trainer, business coach and consultant. His main themes are organizational and personal development, self & time management, communication and leadership, teamwork and conflict management, etc. With his passion for games Enrico went into the game industry in 2006... Read More →


Tuesday August 16, 2016 12:30 - 13:30
Ch.5: Punica Island (Workshops and more) Dock.One Cologne

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