***Know***-Know the meaning of Power-the potential ability to influence others’ behavior.
***Know***-Know the meaning of legitimate power-power that stems from a formal management
position in an organization and the authority granted to it.
***Know***-Know and understand:
Reward power-Power that stems from the authority to bestow rewards on other people.
Coercive power-Power that stems from the authority to punish or recommend punishment.
Expert power-Power that stems from special knowledge of or a skill in the tasks performed by
A personal power.
Referent power-Power that results from characteristics that command subordinates’ identification
with, respect and admiration for, and desire to emulate the leader.
A personal power.
Know what traits are important for leadership-the distinguishing characteristics are intelligence, values, and
They can include energy, physical stamina, intelligence, cognitive ability, knowledge,
judgement, decisiveness, confidence, honesty, integrity, enthusiasm, desire, independence, interpersonal
skills, cooperativeness, etc.
***Know***-Be able to distinguish between an autocratic and democratic leader
Autocratic leader-a leader who tends to centralize authority and rely on legitimate, reward, and coercive
power to manage subordinates.
Democratic leader-a leader who delegates authority to others, encourages participation, and relies on expert
and referent power to manage subordinates.
***Know***-Review and understand the following behavioral approaches
Ohio State Studies-surveyed leaders to study hundreds of dimensions of leader behavior.
major behaviors were:
Consideration-the type of behavior that describes the extent to which the leader is sensitive to
subordinates, respects their ideas and feelings, and establishes mutual trust.
Initiating structure-a type of leader behavior that describes the extent to which the leader is
task oriented and directs subordinate work activities toward goal attainment.