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Chapter%209%20-%2006%20Leadership - Leadership Good leaders...

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Chapter 9 Copyright 2006  Vandeveer, Mene 1 Leadership “Good leaders don’t ask more than their constituents can give, but they often ask–and get–more than their constituents intended to give or thought it was possible to give.” John W. Gardner, Excellence , 1984
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Chapter 9 Copyright 2006  Vandeveer, Mene 2 Leadership Objectives are to consider and investigate: Discuss the trait theory of leadership. Explain the behavioral theory of leadership. Outline the Hersey and Blanchard situational leadership theory. Describe the characteristics of the charismatic and visionary leader. Contrast the differences between transactional and transformational leaders.
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Chapter 9 Copyright 2006  Vandeveer, Mene 3 Leadership Defined Leadership is the ability to influence others. Leadership is active. Leadership is the catalyst that transforms potential into reality yielding positive results. Rodney Vandeveer
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Chapter 9 Copyright 2006  Vandeveer, Mene 4 Leaders and Leadership Are leaders born? We often hear of a person being a “natural born leader.” Is there such a thing? Do small children demonstrate leadership skills in their play and interactions? If so, how did they acquire this skill?
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Chapter 9 Copyright 2006  Vandeveer, Mene 5 Leadership Can people learn how to be a leader? If so, what skills are learned? (Remember learning means a change in behavior has occurred) What might be the measurements?
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Chapter 9 Copyright 2006  Vandeveer, Mene 6 Leadership – Trait Theory Trait theory focuses on an individual’s personal attributes. Six identified leadership traits Ambition and Energy Desire to Lead Honesty and Integrity Self-confidence Intelligence Job-Relevant Knowledge
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Chapter 9 Copyright 2006  Vandeveer, Mene 7 Leadership – Trait Theory Just because you have these traits, it does not make you a leader. Leadership is active and one has to do something (influence others) with it.
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Chapter 9 Copyright 2006  Vandeveer, Mene 8 Behavioral Theories Behavioral theory focuses on what the leaders do. Ohio State Studies Initiating Structure – Mission Consideration – Feelings Michigan Studies Employee Oriented Production Oriented
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Chapter 9 Copyright 2006  Vandeveer, Mene 9 Leadership – Behavioral Theory Behavioral Theory
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