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Chapter 10 outline

Chapter 10 outline - Chapter 10 Leaders and Leadership...

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Chapter 10 Leaders and Leadership Leadership Leadership is a way of inspiring, motivating, and directing a person or a group to achieve group/organizational goals. People that exert leadership are called leaders. Effective leaders help their subordinates to be motivated, committed, and high-performing, achieving their goals. Ineffective leaders do not help subordinates achieve goals and the subordinates under an ineffective leader are usually not motivated and do not perform up to their capabilities. Personal leadership Personal leadership is the way that a manager leads his team, through his use of planning, organizing, and controlling. Leadership Styles Leadership styles are different among cultures and countries, not only among individuals. European managers care more about each individual along with their needs and goals. United States and Japanese managers care more about the needs/goals of groups. Unites States managers are more short-run performance oriented, while Japanese managers are more long-run performance oriented. Leadership Power The key to leadership is power, there main types of power are: o Legitimate power- This is what everyone thinks of first when they think of the power a manger has. This power is the authority a manager has because of their position: the power to hire, lead, assign tasks, etc. o Reward power- This is the manager’s power to reward a subordinate, whether it’s a bonus, a promotion, pay raises, ect. o Coercive power- This is the manager’s power to punish a subordinate, from verbal punishment leading up to and including termination.
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o Expert power- This is the power that a manager has based on their skills and intellectuality. There are different types of expert power, one might be the special skills to help subordinates do their jobs as first line managers have. Another could be the managerial skill and intellectuality a manager, such as a CEO, has to run the whole company.
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