CHAPTER 14 - CHAPTER 14 The nature of leadership o...

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CHAPTER 14 The nature of leadership : o Leadership : ability to influence employees to voluntarily purse organizational goals In effective organizations leadership is present in all levels o Management is about coping with complexity Determining what needs to be done; planning and budgeting Creating arrangements of people to accomplish an agenda; organizing and staffing Ensuring people do their jobs; controlling and problems solving o Leadership is about coping with change Determining what needs to be done; setting a direction Creating arrangements of people to accomplish agenda; aligning people Ensuring people do their jobs; motivating and inspiring o Primary task of leadership is to communicate the vision and the values of an organization, gain support for these visions and values, then reinforce them Five sources of power : o authority: the right to perform or command, it comes with the job o power: extent to which a person is able to influence others so they respond to others Personalized power: power directed at helping oneself Socialized power: power directed at helping others
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course MGT 3304 taught by Professor Cpneck during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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