CAS CH 9 - Paul Ramirez Chapter 9 Terms: Leadership...

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Paul Ramirez Chapter 9 Terms: Leadership Leadership: Influence exerted through communication that helps a group achieve goals;  performance of a leadership function by any member. Power: The potential to influence behavior of others, derived from such bases as the ability to  reward and punish, expertise, legitimate title or position, and personal  attraction. Legitimate Power: stems from a special position or role acknowledged by the followers. Referent Power: is based on attraction or identification with another person.  Some  referent leaders have charisma that causes others to want to associate  with them and imitate their behavior. Expert Power: comes from what others believe a member knows or can do.  The person with  expert power is influential because he or she is perceived as having  knowledge or skills vital to the group. Leader: A person who uses communication to influence others to meet group goals and  needs; any person identified by members of a group as leader; a person  designated as leader by election or appointment. Designated Leader: A person appointed or elected to a position as leader of a small group. Leadership Emergence: The process by which someone emerges as the leader of an initially  leaderless group in which all members start out as equals.
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Self-Monitoring: (Personal Characteristic of Emergent Leaders) An individual’s ability to  monitor other people’s reaction to his/her behavior, and adjust in 
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