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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 12 Leadership and Followership Learning Points: 1. Without followship, there is no leadership. 2. To be an effective leader, you have to turn all your so-called followers into leaders. I. Early Trait Theories: Focus on Leader’s personal characteristics: Drive, desire to lead, motivation, honesty and integrity, self-confidence, intelligence, knowledge and flexibility. II. Behavioral Theories A. Lewin Studies i. Autocratic Style A style of leadership in which the leader uses strong, directive, controlling actions to enforce the rules, regulations, activities, and relationships in the work environment. ii. Democratic Style A style of leadership in which the leader takes collaborative, responsive, interactive actions with followers concerning the work and work environment. iii. Laissez-faire Style A style of leadership in which the leader fails to accept the responsibilities of the position. p.1 High High Low 1, 1 Impoverished Mgnt Abdicative/ Laissez-faire Leader 1, 9 Country Club Mgnt Supportive/ Human Relations Leader Concern for People 9 1 9 1 Concern for Results 5,5 Middle-of-Road Mgnt 9, 9 Team Mgnt Participative/ Democratic Leader 9, 1...
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- Spring '07
- work group, Situational leadership model, Situational Leadership Leader