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CHAPTER 13: LEADING. Chapter 13 Study Questions Management Fundamentals - Chapter 13 2  What is the nature of leadership?  What are the important leadership.

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1 CHAPTER 13: LEADING

2 Chapter 13 Study Questions Management Fundamentals - Chapter 13 2  What is the nature of leadership?  What are the important leadership traits and behaviors?  What are current issues in leadership development?  html html

3 What is the nature of leadership? Management Fundamentals - Chapter 13 3  Leadership.  The process of inspiring others to work hard to accomplish important tasks.   https://www.ted.com/talks/roselinde_torres_what_it_takes_to_be_a_grea t_leader https://www.ted.com/talks/roselinde_torres_what_it_takes_to_be_a_grea t_leader IDENTIFY A LEADER FROM EACH OF THE FOLLOWING:  business, military, politics, religion, sports, and education  make a list of descriptive traits. 

4 Study Question 1: What is the nature of leadership? Management Fundamentals - Chapter 13 4  Visionary leadership.  Vision  A future that one hopes to create or achieve in order to improve upon the present state of affairs.  Visionary leadership  A leader who brings to the situation a clear and compelling sense of the future as well as an understanding of the actions needed to get there successfully.

5 Study Question 1: What is the nature of leadership? Management Fundamentals - Chapter 13 5  Meeting the challenges of visionary leadership:  Challenge the process.  Show enthusiasm.  Help others to act.  Set the example.  Celebrate achievements. ( I love Rewards)

6 Figure 13.1 Leading viewed in relationship to the other management functions. Management Fundamentals - Chapter 13 6

7 Study Question 1: What is the nature of leadership? Management Fundamentals - Chapter 13 7  Power.  Ability to get someone else to do something you want done or make things happen the way you want.  Power should be used to influence and control others for the common good rather seeking to exercise control for personal satisfaction.  Two sources of managerial power:  Position power.  Personal power.

8 Study Question 1: What is the nature of leadership? Management Fundamentals - Chapter 13 8  Position power.  Based on a manager’s official status in the organization’s hierarchy of authority.  Sources of position power:  Reward power.  Capability to offer something of value.  Coercive power.  Capability to punish or withhold positive outcomes.  Legitimate power.  Organizational position or status confers the right to control those in subordinate positions.

9 Study Question 1: What is the nature of leadership? Management Fundamentals - Chapter 13 9  Personal power.  Based on the unique personal qualities that a person brings to the leadership situation.  Sources of personal power:  Expert power.  Capacity to influence others because of one’s knowledge and skills.  Referent power.  Capacity to influence others because they admire you and want to identify positively with you.

10 Figure 13.2 Sources of position power and personal power used by managers. Management Fundamentals - Chapter 13 10

11 Study Question 1: What is the nature of leadership? Management Fundamentals - Chapter  Leadership and empowerment.  Empowerment.  The process through which managers enable and help others to gain power and achieve influence.  Effective leaders empower others by providing them with:  Information.  Responsibility.  Authority.  Trust.

12 Study Question 1: What is the nature of leadership? Management Fundamentals - Chapter  How leaders can empower others:  Involve others is selecting their work assignments and task methods.  Create an environment of cooperation, information sharing, discussion, and shared ownership of goals.  Encourage others to take initiative, make decisions, and use their knowledge.  Find out what others think and let them help design solutions.  Give others the freedom to put their ideas and solutions into practice.  Recognize successes and encourage high performance.

13 Study Question 2: What are the important leadership traits and behaviors? Management Fundamentals - Chapter  Traits that are important for leadership success:  Drive  Self-confidence  Creativity  Cognitive ability  Business knowledge  Motivation  Flexibility  Honesty and integrity

14 Study Question 2: What are the important leadership traits and behaviors? Management Fundamentals - Chapter  Classic leadership styles:  Autocratic style.  Emphasizes task over people, keeps authority and information within the leader’s tight control, and acts in a unilateral command- and-control fashion.  Laissez-faire style.  Shows little concern for task, lets the group make decisions, and acts with a “do the best you can and don’t bother me” attitude.  Democratic style.  Committed to task and people, getting things done while sharing information, encouraging participation in decision making, and helping people develop skills and competencies.

15 WHO IS THE BOSS??? Management Fundamentals - Chapter You have just been appointed the “person in charge” Working in pairs, identify the type of leadership style that would work best in each situation, and briefly outline what they would do while using that style of leadership.

16 Study Question 4: What is transformational leadership? Management Fundamentals - Chapter  Benefits of participative decision methods:  Help improve decision quality.  Help improve decision acceptance.  Helps develop leadership potential.  Potential disadvantages of participative decision methods:  Lost efficiency.  Not particularly useful when problems must be solved immediately.

17 Study Question 4: What is transformational leadership?  Superleaders.  Persons whose vision and strength of personality have an extraordinary impact on others.  Charismatic leaders.  Develop special leader-follower relationships and inspire others in extraordinary ways. Management Fundamentals - Chapter 13 17

18 Study Question 5: What are current issues in leadership development?  Gender and leadership.  Both women and men can be effective leaders.  Women tend to use interactive leadership.  Interactive leadership provides a good fit with the demands of a diverse workforce and the new workplace. Management Fundamentals - Chapter 13 18

19 Study Question 5: What are current issues in leadership development?  Gender and leadership (cont.).  Future leadership success will depend on a person’s capacity to lead through :  Openness.  Positive relationships.  Support.  Empowerment. Management Fundamentals - Chapter 13 19


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