Mgmt 303 - Leadership

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Leadership

The ability to influence people toward the attainment of organizational goals

Leadership is ____, occurring among people

Reciprocal

Leadership is a "people" activity, distinct from administrative paper shuffling or ________ activities

problem-solving

Leadership is dynamic and involves the use of _____

power

In the 1980s and 1990's leadership was equated with:

Larger than life personalities, strong egos, and personal ambitions

The post-heroic leaders major characteristics is ______

humility

Leader Qualities (Soul)

Visionary, Passionate, Creative, Flexible, Inspiring, Innovative, Courageous, Imaginative, Experimental, Initiates Change, Personal Power

Manager Qualities (Mind)

Rational, Consulting, Persistent, Problem solving, Tough-minded, Analytical, Structured, Deliberate, Authoritative, Stabilizing, Position Power

5 Potential Sources of Power:

Legitimate, Reward, Coercive, Referent, Expert

_______ is the ability to influence others

Power

3 Traditional Approaches to Understanding Leadership

1) Traits 2) Behaviors 3) Contingency

Trait theories of leadership: Physical Characteristics

Energy, Physical Stamina

Trait theories of leadership: Personality

Self confidence, Honesty and Integrity, Enthusiasm, Desire to lead, Independence

Trait theories of leadership: Work related Characteristics

Achievement drive, Drive to excel, conscientiousness, persistence, tenacity

Trait theories of leadership: Intelligence and Ability

Judgement, Decisiveness, Knowledge, Intelligence, Cognitive, Ability

Trait theories of leadership: Social Characteristics

Interpersonal skills, Cooperativeness, Ability to enlist cooperation, tact, diplomacy

Trait theories of leadership: Social Background

Education, mobility

Behavior Theories of Leadership: 2 Basic Orientations

1. Task Performance (Initiating Structure) 2. Group Maintenance (Consideration)

Behavior Theories of Leadership: 2 Approaches to Decisions

Autocratic and Democratic

Contingency Leadership Theories: Decisions will depend on:

Forces in the : Manager, Subordinate, and Situation

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