Leadership styles - GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS Leadership...

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GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS Leadership styles Authoritarian leadership —makers all major decisions and assigns tasks to the members—leaders demand compliance—at an extreme, this style is dictatorial and creates intergroup hostility Democratic leadership —encourage group discussions and decisions are made through consensus—leaders may be blamed for being indecisive in times of crisis-- Laissez-faire leadership —minimal leadership involvement in decisions and encourage group members to make their own decisions—“inactive” leadership Most leadership research studies the authoritarian style [speaks to the nature of research] —imposed from outside the group rather than generated from within—define “morale”—have students evaluate any group that they participate in Group Conformity— the process of maintaining or changing behavior to comply with the norms established by a society, subculture or other group—peer pressure Solomon Asch
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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