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28. When should individuals be used instead of a team to complete work? Tasks need to be completed quickly (331) 29. When should individuals be used instead of teams? When the task needs to be accomplished quickly. (331) 30. Same as 27 Chapter 12: Leadership 12.1: Summarize the conclusions of trait theories of leadership. (383-384)
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Exam 2 Study Guide MAN3240 Leadership : the ability to influence a group toward the achievement of a vision or set of goals. (382) Trait theories of leadership : (383)   Theories that consider personal qualities and characteristics that differentiate leaders from non-leaders. o Focus on personal qualities and characteristics Good leaders : (especially Openness to experience and Conscientiousness) (383) 1) Like being around people. 2) Are able to assert themselves (extraverted). 3) Are disciplined and able to keep commitments they make ( conscientious ). 4) Are creative and flexible ( open ). Another trait that may indicate effective leadership is emotional intelligence (EI). o A core component of EI is empathy. o The link between EI and leadership effectiveness may be worth investigating in greater detail Two conclusions: 1) Traits can predict leadership. 2) Traits do a better job predicting the emergence of leaders and the appearance of leadership than actually distinguishing between effective and ineffective leaders. 1. What do trait theories of leadership propose? Trait theories consider personal qualities and characteristics that differentiate leaders from non-leaders. (383) 2. Which of the following describes leadership? The ability to influence a group toward the achievement of a vision or set of goals. (382) 3. Which of the following leadership theories are we using when we describe leaders with qualities and characteristics such as charisma? Trait theory (383) 4. Which of the following leadership theories are we using when we describe leaders with qualities and characteristics such as charismatic, courageous, and outgoing? Trait (383) 5. Which of the follow two Big Five personality traits has been shown to predict leadership and especially leadership effectiveness? Openness to experience and Conscientiousness (383) 12.2: Identify the central tenets and main limitations of behavioral theories (385-387) Behavioral theories of leadership : theories proposing that specific behaviors differentiae leaders from non-leaders. (385) o Imply we can train people to be leaders. Ohio State Studies found two behaviors that accounted for most leadership behavior: 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. (385) Consideration
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