ch8 - - Exploration of development and growth oppos -...

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- Exploration of development and growth oppos - Intention is to promote growth and profitability of organization Differences between management and leadership LEADERSHIP (HResources APPROACH) MANAGEMENT (MANAGERS ARE MORE DIRECTIVE) Selling, encouraging, influencing Telling Maintain status quo Referent power (power due to respect others have for someone) Legitimate power Leadership Perspectives Trait Situational Contingency Exchange Transformational Trait Leadership Perspectives Leaders are born rather than made – not considered to be a valid perspective “Great Man” Theory People can lead because they possess inherited characteristics
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Leaders simply act without regard to the situation Traits that Make Good Leaders Narcissism – degree of self-confidence Communication Competence – ability to be effective and appropriate Charisma – ability to inspire and charm Androgynous Style – mixture of masculine and feminine communication styles Situational Leadership Perspective Leaders act based on the situation Psychological Maturity – person’s willingness to accept responsibility Job Maturity – degree of skills and knowledge required for a task Degree of Maturity Each level requires a hint of both task or relational styles Situational Leaderhship Tell
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2012 for the course COMM 306 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '10 term at WVU.

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