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Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER 1 NOTES Definition of Leadership Leadership: an influence relationship among leaders and followers who intend real changes and outcomes that reflect their shared purposes Influence multidirectional, noncoercive what leadership involves- influence- intention- followers- shared purpose- change- personal responsibility and integrity stability change/crisis-management control empowerment competition collaboration uniformity diversity self-centered higher purpose hero humble managers (maintain stability and improve efficiency) leaders (create a vision for the future, design social architecture, inspire and motivate followers, develop personal qualities, and create change with a culture of integrity) People are not born with natural leadership skills and qualities, but leadership can be learned and developed. Theory overview A. Great Man Theories born with heroic leadership traits B. Trait Theories did leaders have certain characteristics (character, intelligence, height) that distinguished them from nonleaders C. Behavior Theories CHAPTER 2 NOTES Traits and behaviors in the development of leadership theory and research 1. self-confidence 2. honesty 3. drive ** The presence of traits, however, do not guarantee success as a leader BEHAVIOR APPROACH: 1. Lewin autocratic vs. democratic (Tannenbaum & Schmidt continuum thereof) 2. Ohio State consideration v. initiating structure (continuum b/w differing styles) 3. U Michigan employee-centered v. job-centered (distinct styles in opposition to one another) Leadership Grid Blake & Moulton...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2008 for the course BUS 3340 taught by Professor Schreiber during the Fall '08 term at Dallas.
- Fall '08