L19-20101110

L19-20101110 - Leadership & Organizational Behavior...

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1 Leadership & Organizational Behavior MGMT121 Lecture 19 10 November, 2010
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Last lecture: key points Organizational culture is critical to a company’s performance Although it is difficult, organizational culture can be changed Management is about coping with complexity, and doing things right Leadership is about coping with change, and doing right things Trait theories focused on identifying personal qualities and characteristics that differentiated leaders from non-leaders . Assume leaders are born. 2
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Today’s class agenda Path Goal Theory of leadership Behaviorist theories of leadership 3
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4 My Learning Objectives: 1. Describe behavioral leadership styles 2. Explain path-goal leadership theory
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5 1920’s 1940’s 1960’s Trait studies Behavioral studies Development of leadership studies It proved impossible to identify a set of traits that would always differentiate the leader (the person) from a non- leader More successful in identifying behaviors consistently associated with leadership (the process, not the person)
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8 “Blunt, sarcastic, tactless and tough”
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9 “Tap into employee’s passions and strengths, encourage participation”
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10 Leadership theories that identify behaviors that differentiate effective leaders from ineffective leaders Behavioral theories (textbook, pp.233-234)
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Comparing trait and behavioral theories Trait theories • Select the “right” persons to assume formal positions in groups and organizations requiring leadership. Look at the characteristics of the leader Assume leaders are born rather than made Behavioral theories Focus on the critical behavioral determinants of leadership. What leaders do and say Assume leaders can be trained 11
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12 Leadership styles The combination of traits, skills, and behaviors leaders use as they interact with followers Nonetheless, the most important component is behavior because it is a relatively consistent pattern of behavior that characterizes a leader Common in all modes of leadership behavior is consideration of task orientation v.s. people orientation
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13 People-oriented leadership style • Focus on meeting people’s needs and developing relationships The extent to which a leader had job relationships characterized by mutual trust and respect for group members’ ideas and feelings. Help group members with personal problems,
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2011 for the course MGMT 121 taught by Professor Karenlee during the Fall '10 term at HKUST.