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Chapter 12: Leading in a Dynamic Environment CHAPTER 12 LEADING IN A DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENT LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Define leadership and explain its significance to an organization. 2. Differentiate among the different leader-centered approaches to leadership. 3. Describe the various types of power leaders use. 4. Explain what is meant by self-leadership and why it is important to organizations. 5. Characterize how leadership substitutes work. 6. Identify and define the variables in the situational leadership model. 7. Clarify how empowerment can increase the power and autonomy of organizational members. 8. Explain transformational leadership. 9. Describe the concept of emotional intelligence. 10. Discuss the changing role of women as leaders. CHAPTER OVERVIEW This chapter examines the topic of leadership as it relates to the manager’s job. Three major categories of leadership approaches are studied; leader-centered, follower-centered, and interactive. The major leader-centered approaches are the trait focus, the behavioral focus and the power focus. Follower-centered approaches include the self-leadership focus, and leadership substitutes. The situational leadership model, empowerment, and transformational leadership are discussed as major interactive leadership approaches. The chapter includes a new model of leadership, the 3Cs Model. This is followed by a discussion of women as leaders and leadership in the future. PEDAGOGY GRID Chapter Boxes Main Points Facing the Challenge/Meeting the Challenge: Meg Whitman: Leading eBay Whitman has taken on a wide assortment of leadership roles. Leadership development is an ongoing concern for eBay’s board. Now Apply It: Newly Promoted: Where Do You Start? Some tips for new managers who have been promoted but received no training—a common practice in many companies. At the Forefront: What Goldman Sachs Looks for in Leaders Good leadership is built on teamwork and change and grounded in integrity and fairness. Leaders in Action: Kenneth Chenault on Distinguishing Features of Exceptional Leaders Chenault identifies six attributes of exceptional leaders. 177
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Chapter 12: Leading in a Dynamic Environment LECTURE NOTES I. Introduction A. Examination of leadership provides a knowledge foundation for developing leader effectiveness in a global and diverse organizational environment. II. Leadership Significance A. Leadership is an influence process; normally to influence people to achieve a common goal. 1. It is a responsibility and a process that consists of an observable, understandable, learnable set of skills and practices available to everyone, anywhere in the organization. 2. Leadership involves creating a vision for the future, devising strategy for achieving that vision, and communicating the vision so that everyone understands and believes in it. III. Leader-Centered Approaches
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