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Chapter 7 - Path-Goal Theory Leadership Chapter 7 – Path-Goal Theory Northouse, 4 th edition
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Chapter 7 - Path-Goal Theory Path-Goal Theory Perspective Conditions of Leadership Motivation Characteristics Task Characteristics How Does the PGT Approach Work? Overview
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Chapter 7 - Path-Goal Theory Path-Goal Theory (House, 1971) Description Path-goal theory centers on how leaders motivate subordinates to accomplish designated goals Emphasizes the relationship between the leaders style the characteristics of the subordinates the work setting Definition Definition
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Chapter 7 - Path-Goal Theory Path-Goal Theory (House, 1971) Description Goal - To enhance employee performance and satisfaction by focusing on employee motivation Motivational Principles (based on Expectancy Theory ) - Subordinates will be motivated if they believe: they are capable of performing their work that their efforts will result in a certain outcome that the payoffs for doing their work are worthwhile Perspective Perspective
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Chapter 7 - Path-Goal Theory Challenge to Leader Use a Leadership Style that best meets subordinates motivational needs choose behaviors that complement or supplement what is missing in the work setting enhance goal attainment by providing information or rewards provide subordinates with the elements they need to reach their goals
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Chapter 7 - Path-Goal Theory Conditions of Leadership Motivation It increases the number and kinds of payoffs subordinates receive from their work Makes the path to the goal clear and easy to travel through with coaching and direction Removes obstacles and roadblocks to attaining the goal Makes the work itself more personally satisfying Leadership generates motivation when:
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Chapter 7 - Path-Goal Theory Basic Idea
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Chapter 7 - Path-Goal Theory Path-Goal Theory
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Chapter 7 - Path-Goal Theory Major Components of Path-Goal Theory Path-Goal Theory Suggests: Each type of leader behavior has a different kind of impact on subordinates motivation Whether or not a particular leader behavior is motivating is contingent on subordinate characteristics task characteristics
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course MGMT 509 taught by Professor Jodyfry during the Fall '09 term at Tarleton.

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