Leadership that comes from the reactions of other people in the organization who support and
accept that individual's behavior. (Good fit for Charles Clark)
The capacity or potential to influence
Disadvantage: The power a leader is able to exert because of his or her expertise will diminish as
the leader shares knowledge. As others learn the knowledge from the leader, the respect for the
leader's superiority based on such knowledge and skills dimi
skills approach vs traits approach
skills shifts our thinking away from personality characteristics VS traits which are who leaders
strengths based approach
strengths based off the leader. both traits and skills together. can be innate.
"leaders are born, not made". Focuses on identifying the innate or inherited qualities and
characteristics possessed by leaders.
The ability to perceive and express emotions, to use emotions to
the 5 traits
determination, self confidence, sociability, integrity, intelligence
equation for strength based approach
Strength=talent X investment
a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achiev
Major Leadership Traits
Intelligence, Self-confidence, Determination, Integrity, Sociability
Intelligence (or intellectual ability)
- positively related to leadership.
- leaders tend to have higher intelligence than non-leaders
- strong verbal ability, pe
when the target is allowed to participate in deciding how to carry out or implement a request.
attempting to make it easier for the target to complete the request
the use of favors, complements
Leadership Power influence
Consists of Expert Power and Referent Power
the degree to which people have alternatives in accessing resources
the degree to which managers have the right to make decisions on their ow
the use of power and influence to direct the activities of followers toward goal achievement
the ability to influence the behavior of others and resist unwanted influence in return.
derived from a posit
attempt to explain distinctive styles used by effective leaders, or to define the nature of their work
attempt to explain the appropriate leadership style based on the leader, followers, and si
Organizational performance, adapting to the environment, and effective
transformation are all part of which of the following levels of analysis of
The ability an individual demonstrates to influence others
to act in a particular way through direction,
encouragement, and support.
An individual with a compelling vision or sense of purpose
with an ability to communicate th
leadership The ability to influence a group toward the achievement of a vision or set of goals.
trait theories of leadership Theories that consider personal qualities and characteristics that differentiate
leaders from nonleaders.
behavioral theories of l