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Unformatted text preview: changing role of the leader Understand the assumptions underlying motivation theories and their relevance to leadership and coaching 5. Identify the emerging and alternative approaches to leadership and the value of self­leadership 21 Video Video • http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=a3K5P8mgKiE 22 MANAGING AND LEADING MANAGING AND LEADING Leadership is – The process of directing, controlling, motivating, and inspiring staff toward the realization of stated organizational goals A leader – – – Leads people as a ruler Inspires people as a motivator Facilitates or guides themas a coach and mentor 23 LEADERSHIP TRAITS AND LEADERSHIP TRAITS AND BEHAVIORS • Trait theories assume certain measurable characteristics exist that are unique to leaders • Behavioral theories attend only to observable behaviors and how leaders act • Situational and contingency approaches emphasize contextual factors as key to leadership effectiveness 24 The Managerial Grid © Blake and Mouton The Managerial Grid 1985 – reprinted with permission www.mindtools.com 25 PATH–GOAL LEADERSHIP PATH Directive The directive leader clarifies goals, what must be done to achieve them, and the outcomes of achieving the goals. They use rewards, discipline, and punishment and are mostly task oriented Sup...
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