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Chapter 12 - Chapter 12 (book) I. Leadership- the ability...

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Chapter 12 (book) I. Leadership - the ability to influence a group towards the achievement of a vision or set of goals II. Trait theories of leadership - theories that consider personal qualities and characteristics that differentiate leaders from nonleaders III. Behavioral theories of leadership - theories proposing that specific behaviors differentiate leaders from nonleaders A. Ohio State Studies a. Initiating structure - the extent to which a leader is likely to define and structure his or her role and those of subordinates in the search for goal attainment b. Consideration - the extent to which a leader is likely to have job relationships characterized by mutual trust, respect for subordinates’ ideas, and regard for their feelings B. University of Michigan Studies a. Employee oriented leader - emphasizing interpersonal relations; taking a personal interest in needs of employees, and accepting individual differences among members b. Production oriented leader - one who emphasizes technical or task aspects of the
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