Like in communication leaders use symbols to create

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Like in communication, leaders use symbols to create reality, leaders communicate about the past, present, and future, and leaders make conscious use of symbols to reach their goals. The communication based definition is: Leadership is human (symbolic) communication, which modifies the attitudes and behaviors of others in order to meet shared group goals and needs. 2. Explain three of the five principles that communication scholar Dean Barnlund defines as the basic components of human communication. Three of the five principles that communication scholar Dean Barnlund defines as the basic components of human communication are: communication is not a thing, it is a process; communication is not linear, it is circular; and communication is complex. 3. Describe the transactional model of communication. The transactional model of communication assumes that messages are sent and received simultaneously by source/receivers. The ongoing, continuous nature of the process of communication is implicit in this model. 4. Explain the leader/follower relationship. Leaders exert a greater degree of influence and take more responsibility for the overall direction of the group. Followers, on the other hand, are more involved in implementing
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  • Fall '11
  • ChrisGeyerman
  • Management, Dean Barnlund, scholar Dean Barnlund, communication scholar Dean

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