Ch17_Keyterms - KEY TERMS CHAPTER 17 leader Someone who can...

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KEY TERMS – CHAPTER 17 leader Someone who can influence others and who has managerial authority. leadership The process of influencing a group to achieve goals. behavioral theories Leadership theories that identified behaviors that differentiated effective leaders from ineffective leaders. autocratic style A leader who tended to centralize authority, dictate work methods, make unilateral decisions, and limit employee participation. democratic style A leader who tended to involve employees in decision making, delegate authority, encourage participation in deciding work methods and goals, and use feedback as an opportunity for coaching employees. laissez-faire style A leader who generally gave the group complete freedom to make decisions and complete the work in whatever way it saw fit. initiating structure The extent to which a leader defined and structured his or her role and the roles of group members. consideration
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