CAS CH 10 - Chapter 10 Leader as Completer: A leader, who...

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Chapter 10 Leader as Completer: A leader, who determines which functions or behaviors a group most needs to perform best, then supplies them or encourages others to do so. Responsibilities and Techniques of Discussion Leaders and Chairs: Group purpose and goals: learning, personal growth, and value-sharing groups need far less structure and control than secondary groups charged with recommending solutions to complex problems. Member expectations: A designated leader will initially need to conform to what members expect of the role, but this can later be changed through explicit discussion of the leader’s job and through development of members’ own leadership skills. Member skills and maturity: Members who are used to working together, who understand the task, and who are effective communicators need less leader control than inexperienced members or newly formed groups. Member involvement in the group’s task: when members perceive that the task is important to them personally, they may resist tight procedural control by a leader. The leaders skill and experience: Democratic leadership calls for skills listening,
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2008 for the course CAS 100B taught by Professor Scholl,maryl during the Spring '07 term at Penn State.

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CAS CH 10 - Chapter 10 Leader as Completer: A leader, who...

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