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MGMT 371 11/22/2011 Leadership You should be able to: Describe the characteristics of “transactional” and “charismatic” leaders. Transactional Leaders Excel at management functions Clarify subordinates’ job requirements Reward appropriate behavior Emphasize plans and schedules Help meet the social needs of subordinates. Charismatic Leaders Ex. Lee Iacocca. On Time magazine- charismatic, highly visible CEO of company; before him CEO’s were very private and didn’t stand out very much. Iacocca changed this. Inspire people to do more than normal. State a lofty vision for the future that employees identify with. Display an ability to understand and empathize with followers. Empower and trust subordinates to accomplish results User their substantial personal power to influence others. L. Dennis Kozlowski and Martha Stewart - both charismatic leaders sentenced to jail for crimes Sources of Power Position Power Reward o Authority to reward others. Coervice o Authority to punish or recommend punishment.
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Unformatted text preview: • Legitimate o Authority granted to a formal management position. Personal Power • Expert o Special knowledge or skills in areas related to subordinates’ jobs. • Referent o Identification with, respect and admiration for, and desire to emulate the leader. o Ex. Lebron James- ppl identify with him, they respect him, and his ability to influence ppl to buy certain breakfast’s cereals is high Characteristics of power • A leader’s actual power depends on subordinates’ perception . • Sources of power are additive. • Some source of power do not require the leader to monitor or observe subordinates’ behavior. • A leader’s power can cause subordinates to suspend their moral judgments. Sources of Power • Reward • Coercive • Legitimate- no need to observe subordinates. • Expert- no need to observe subordinates. • Reference- no need to observe subordinates. Milgram Study of Obedience Zimbardo Prison Experiment...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course MGMT 371 taught by Professor Mackenzie during the Spring '09 term at South Carolina.

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