Mgt 400 Test #3 - definitions

Mgt 400 Test #3 - definitions - Mgt 400 Test #3 Review...

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Mgt 400 Test #3 Review Chapter 11: Leadership – the ability to influence a group toward the achievement of goals Trait theories of leadership – theories that consider personal qualities and characteristics that differentiate leaders from non-leaders Behavioral theories of leadership – theories proposing that specific behaviors differentiate leaders from non-leaders Initiating structure – the extent to which a leader is likely to define and structure his or her role and those of subordinates in the search for goal attainment (Ohio State studies) Consideration – the extent to which a leader is likely to have job relationships characterized by mutual trust, respect for subordinates’ ideas, and regard for their feelings (Ohio State studies) Employee-oriented behavior – emphasizing interpersonal relations; taking a personal interest in the needs of employees and accepting individual differences among members (University of Michigan studies) Production-oriented behaviors – emphasizing technical or task aspects of the job
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