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Click to edit Master subtitle style 1/27/11 Leadership Z302 October 26, 2010
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According to your textbook, what does current research evidence indicate about the validity of the Great Man theory of leadership? a. Charisma remains the most important contributor to effective leadership. b. Personal traits are not relevant to leadership. c. Traits are good predictors of leadership emergence. d. Traits are good predictors of leadership success. e. Traits are good predictors of leadership failure. Paul lets his subordinates handle day-to-day problems and make routine decisions. He remains available and involved to recognize and encourage his subordinates, and he actively facilitates their problem solving and decision making activities. Paul's situational leadership style is: a. Directing b. Supporting c. Delegating d . Coaching e. Counseling Leadership Quiz
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Research on transformational leadership indicates that a. Transformational leaders are born not made b. Consideration and initiating structure are independent behavioral dimensions, not opposite ends of a behavioral continuum c. Transformational leadership behaviors are associated with increased job performance and extra employee effort in the form of organizational citizenship behaviors d. Though transformational leadership behaviors appear to be effective, it is difficult to determine HOW to engage in them e. None of the above
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Introduction Leadership How would you define leadership? Taking people in a direction they would not otherwise go While many definitions could be imagined, I like this one. It’s parsimonious, yet fairly comprehensive.
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Leadership Matters People are hungry for ways to learn about how to more effectively lead and improve their organizations There are so many models, it is hard to know what is really associated with leadership effectiveness We need theory and research to help guide us through the maze of leadership books and advice
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Trait theory Trait theory or the Great Man theory What are trait theories of leadership, or the Great Man theory? Some people are born with leadership abilities. Either you have “it” or you don’t have “it”. Based on the premise that leaders are both
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