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Leadership: What is it? Leadership is the art of influencing individuals and groups to willingly pursue organizational goals. Leadership and management are they the same thing?
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Leadership Versus Supervision When you lead an employee, the employee complies with your request because they want to comply. When you supervise an employee, the employee complies with your request because they have to comply.
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Leadership and Supervision: French & Raven’s Five Bases of Power Managers can use five different bases of power to gain compliance from their employees. Reward power Coercive power Legitimate power Expert power Referent power
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McCregor’s Theory X and Y McGregor believed the assumptions that we make about other people can affect our leadership behavior. McGregor developed two opposing sets of assumptions about what people are like at work. These sets of assumptions are called Theory X and Theory Y.
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