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Trait Theory - you either have it or you DONT - you cannot teach someone to be a leader -certain leadership traits work well with all leadership situations

Behavior LEadership

-The actions of leaders
-If you can teach action/behaviors you can teach leaders
- Actions or univeral for leaders


1 of 2 important characteristics of behavior leaderhship
- leader creates an environment of mutual trust and respect
- interaction of entire team -Culture

Initiating Structure

1 of 2 important characteristics of behavior leadership
-leader clearly defines the roles of the group
- provides support so people can successfully do that role

Situational Theory

Every leadership situation is different, certain behaviors work well in certain situaions
-behaviors can be learned, people do not have to be born with it

Leaders Considerations

The following will consider how engaged a person is in leader
-Ability of Athlete
- Locus of Control
- Past performances
- Relative positioning of authority and power

Behavior of Good Leaders

- use minimal words
- have a sense of humor
- use idivudual psychology - people respond different
-Have technical competency - know your SPORT
- Appreciate the sociology of team(how team interacts, how people are perceived on team

3 Theorys of Leadership


Transformational Leadership

There is an emotional connection between leader and followers
Intellectually stimulate
Leader does this without the threat of punishment

Transactional Leadership

Exchange relationship between leader and followers
reward/punishment basis
"What are you going to do for me, if i do this for you"

Role Efficacy

a persons beliefs in their ability to fulfill role

Role Conflict

Person feels that they are being pulled in opposite directions
ex-captain and policing the team off ice

Role Overload

Athlete feels there are too many expectations of task

Role Satisfaction

how happy people are with their given roles
informal roles
formal roles

3 Leadership Styles

Autocratic - Authoritative
Democratic - majority rules
Laisse-Faire- go with the flow

Co-Acting Team

performance/ action is done in individual manner
-bowling, tennis etc

Interacting Team

team moving together
Verbal Communication
Game is not played in isolation
Entire team interacts together

Of Co-acting and Interacting Teams which is Cohesion more important too...

Interacting Teams


Those who significantly influence the thoughts, feelings, and behavior of others

Leadership Impacts

What you think about
What you do
Feelings about things


is the process of influencing the activities of a group towards specific goals and achievement of those goals
IS the process where an individual influences others to do what the leader wants of them

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