Chapter 5 Outline

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Adam Ward Chapter 5 Outline Page | 1 Leadership I. Six Theoretical Views of Leadership i. leadership is a concept that has a chameleon’s ability to take on a new appearance with every new occasion. ii. six theoretical views of leadership: 1. leadership as power 2. organizational leadership 3. trait theory 4. situational theory 5. vision theory 6. ethical assessment A. Leadership as Power i. leadership means getting things done or making things happen that, without the intervention of a leader, would not occur ii. focus is still on making something happen, but there is a shift toward empowering, or enabling, followers to take responsibility for the resulting action iii. leadership can be defined as how often and with what success an individual is able to influence or direct the behaviors of others within a group iv. power is not a universal: it is limited by the person being influenced v. a powerful person has power over only those whom he or she can influence in the areas and within the limits defined by the persons being influenced vi. five different kinds of power: 1. referent power 2. legitimate power 3. expert power 4. reward power 5. coercive power B. Organizational Theory
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Adam Ward Chapter 5 Outline Page | 2 i. someone’s power is defined by his or her position influence and role within a bureaucratic/hierarchical structure ii. it might be said that whoever influences a group is the leader; that is, any
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course PRO 453 taught by Professor Lowe during the Summer '10 term at Northeast State.

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