Chapter 13 - Contemporary Issues in Leadership - BB

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Unformatted text preview: Contemporary Issues in Leadership Chapter TH I RTEEN Leaders use framing (selectively including or excluding facts) to influence how others see and interpret reality. Framing A way to use language to manage meaning. Framing: Using Words to Shape Meaning and Inspire Others Inspirational Approaches to Leadership Charismatic Leaders 1. Have a vision 2. Are willing to take personal risks to achieve the vision 3. Are sensitive to follower needs 4. Exhibit behaviors that are out of the ordinary Charismatic Leadership Theory Followers make attributions of heroic or extraordinary leadership abilities when they observe certain behaviors. Key Characteristics of Charismatic Leaders E X H I B I T 131 1. Vision and articulation. Has a visionexpressed as an idealized goalthat proposes a future better than the status quo; and is able to clarify the importance of the vision in terms that are understandable to others. 2. Personal risk . Willing to take on high personal risk, incur high costs and engage in self-sacrifice to achieve the vision. 3. Environmental sensitivity. Able to make realistic assessments of the environmental constraints and resources needed to bring about change. 4. Sensitivity to follower needs . Perceptive of others abilities and responsive to their needs and feelings. 5. Unconventional behavior . Engages in behaviors that are perceived as novel and counter to norms. Source: Based on J. A. Conger and R. N. Kanungo, Charismatic Leadership in Organizations (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1998), p. 94. Beyond Charismatic Leadership Level 5 Leaders Possess a fifth dimensiona paradoxical blend of personal humility and professional willin addition to the four basic leadership qualities of individual capability, team skills, managerial competence, and the ability to stimulate others to high performance. Channel their ego needs away from themselves and into the goal of building a great company. Transactional and Transformational Leadership Contingent Reward Management by Exception (active) Management by Exception (passive) Laissez-Faire Idealized Influence Inspirational Motivation Intellectual Stimulation Individual Consideration...
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