Chapter 17 - Principles of Management Assignment 8 Chapter...

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5/13/09 Leadership Leadership – The process of influencing a group to achieve goals. Leading is one of four management functions, making it ideal that all managers should be leaders. Early Leadership Theories – How the leader interacted with his or her group members. Leadership traits including; physical stature, appearance, social class, emotional stability, fluency of speech, and sociability are some traits associated with a leader.
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5/13/09 Leadership Behavioral Theories – Leadership theories that identified behaviors that differentiated effective leaders from ineffective leaders. The main leadership traits or styles include: Autocratic Style – A leader who tended to centralize authority, dictate work methods, make unilateral decisions, and limit employee participation. Democratic Style – A leader who tended to involve
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Followership Followership – The act or condition of following a leader Followers are seldom blind. They are human, and pay attention to what their leaders say and do. And then they respond with at least some degree of intelligence. If leaders do not do anything about the situation, then followers, will abandon in droves. Just as they will follow as a pack, they will also leave in the same concerted manner. Five Reasons Individuals Follow:
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