Com230 Exam 2 SG

Com230 Exam 2 SG - Com 230 Exam 2 Study Guide Rothwell...

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Com 230 Exam 2 Study Guide Rothwell Chapters 5-8 1. What are the conclusions that have been drawn based on leadership research A. 2. Know each of the team roles. How would you recognize each role in a team? A. Role is the pattern of expected behavior associated with parts that we play in groups. Formal Role is a position assigned by an org. or specifically designated by the group leader. Informal Role emerges from the group transactions. Formal roles are often independent form any person filling the role Task role- Move the group toward the attainment of its goals. The central communicative function of task roles is to extract the maximum productivity from the group Maintenance role- Focus on the social dimension of the group. The central communicative function of maintenance roles is to gain and maintain the cohesiveness of the group. Disruptive roles- Serve individual needs or goals, while impeding attainment of group goals. The central communicative function of self-centered, disruptive roles is to focus attention on the individual. 3. What is the Stanford Prison study about? Know the results of The Stanford Prison study. A. The Stanford Prison study is made up of 10 college students who were arrested and blindfolded and taken to the Stanford Jail. The only thing is, the prison guards are their fellow college students who are being analyzed for their behavior as well as the prisoners. The study revealed that, ‘Whenever the power accorded certain roles establishes unequal power distribution, the potential for abuse is real.” 4. Know the leadership styles in the situational leadership model. A. The Telling Style- (High task, Low relationship status) is directive. A leader using this style provides specific instructions regarding a task and closely supervises the performance of followers but places minimal focus on developing social relationships with followers. The Selling Style (High task High relationship) is directive. A leader with this style explains and clarifies decisions but also tries to convince followers to accept directives. A leader under this style explains and clarifies decisions but also tries to convince followers to accept directives. The Participating Style ( Low task, high relationship) is nondirective. A leader using this style will encourage shared decision making with special emphasis on developing relationships in the group. The Delegating Style (Low Task, low relationship) is nondirective. A leader using this style allows the group to be self-directed. Responsibility for decision making and implementation of decisions rests with the group.
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5. How can a woman improve her chances of emerging as leader of a group? A. I f the number of women and ethnic minorities increases in a group to as much as 20% of the membership, the likelihood that a woman will emerge as leader of the group increases as bias decreases. If group members are allowed to interact, mingle, and work on a project before determining a leader
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Com230 Exam 2 SG - Com 230 Exam 2 Study Guide Rothwell...

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