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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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- Fall '08
- natural leadership skills, leadership traits B., leader BEHAVIOR APPROACH, Direction strategic leadership, future state CHAPTER