Leadership 3-10-08

Leadership 3-10-08 - Leadership I. leadership is both a...

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Leadership I. leadership is both a process and a property. The process is the use of non-coercive influence to direct and coordinate the activities of group members toward accomplishing organizational behaviors. As a property, leadership is the set of qualities attributed to those who employ such influence. II. Evolution of leadership thought Universal Contingent Focus Trait Behavior A. Universal Trait Approach- qud I People who possess certain characteristics will emerge as leaders or be more effective leadership. 1) Examples: Ambition, dominance, self-esteem, empathy, extroversion, height, intelligence… 2) Research a. Little to show b. Characteristics: Height c. Leader emergence Dimensions of extroversion relate to leader emergence. B. Behavioral Approach- quad II (1950’s-present) Searches for a few behaviors exhibited by the leader that are associated with effective group functioning. 1. Ohio State Studies- suggested two types of behaviors
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