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Mgmt 303 - Leadership

The ability to influence people toward the attainment of organizational goals
Leadership is ____, occurring among people
Leadership is a "people" activity, distinct from administrative paper shuffling or ________ activities
Leadership is dynamic and involves the use of _____
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 ______
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
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