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Stable leadership: remain leader throughout Unstable:
Unstable: best performer will become leader Dominance motivation = individual diﬀerence, extent to which individuals want to be leaders some ppl are high other ppl are low on this scale Brings ppl to lab and person who performs best on task = group leader, by being leader you have the ability (power) to give others clues to these word assoc. questions 2 conditions: stable vs unstable ppl with high vs low motivation as leaders then placed in circumstances where position is secure or insecure Sufficient
A threat to the leadership position by followers
triggers abuse of power against followers? bigger #s = more quality high in motivation on avg less likely to help other ppl in the group, but put them in unstable
position they're really not likely to help the members of the group = abuse of power, the grp
is doing better with clues, but the person is withholding clues bc if the group does better
they're hurting themselves and position is unstable 3 bigger #s = more desire to exclude someone if leadership pos = unstable they will get rid of ppl who are good at the group task, again
making group worse by excluding someone who is doing a good job because they might
steal your position these studies basically show us that if someone wants to be leader, s/he really shouldn't be
leader Lukes’ (1974) 3-d View of Power
3A may exercise power over B by getting
him to do what he does not want to do, b...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2014 for the course COMM 109 taught by Professor Reid,s during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08