Chapter 5 Notes

Chapter 5 Notes - Chapter 5 Notes Continued I Contingency...

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Chapter 5 Notes Continued… I. Contingency Model of Leadership Effectiveness: (Fiedler) a. Effective leadership occurs only when there is an ideal match between the leader’s style and the group’s work situation i. Leaders are either task motivated or relationship motivated 1. Task: gets the job done even at the cost of getting along with other members 2. Relationship: Gets along with members even at the cost of getting the job done b. Every situation has at least three important dimensions: i. Leader-member relations 1. Affect the way a leader goes about mobilizing a group toward its goal ii. Task structure 1. Ranges from disorganized and chaotic to highly organized and rule driven iii. Power 1. The ability or authority to influence or motivate others c. Task motivated members perform best in extremes, good leader-member relations, a clear task, and lots of power or in situations with the exact opposite d. Relationship motivated leaders are most effective when there is a mix of conditions
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course COMS 217 taught by Professor Zeuschner during the Spring '10 term at Cal Poly.

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Chapter 5 Notes - Chapter 5 Notes Continued I Contingency...

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