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as a process, the use of noncoercive influence to shape the group's or organization's goals, motivate behavior toward the achievemnet of those goals, and help define group or organizational culture; as a property, the set of characterisitics attributed to individuals who are perceived to be leaders.
people who can influence the behaviors of others without having to rely on force, those accepted by others as leaders.
the ability to affect the behaviior of others
legitimate power
power granted through the organizational hierarchy; the power defined by the organization to be accorded to people occupying particular positions
reward power
the power to give or withhold rewards, such as salary increases, bonuses, promotions, praise, recognition, and interesting job assignments
coercive power
the power to force compliance by means of psychological, emotional, or physical threat
referent power
the personal power that accures to someone based on identification, imitataion, loyalty, or charisma.
expert power
the personal power that accures to someone based on the information or expertise that they posses
job-centered leader behavior
the behavior of leaders who pay close attention to the job and work procedures involved with that job
employee-centered leader behavior
the behavior of leaders who develop cohesive work groups and ensure employee satisfaction
initiating -structure behavior
the behavior of leaders who define the leader -subordinate role so that everyone knows what is expected, establish formal lines of communication, and determine how tasks will be performed
consideration behavior
the behavior of leaders who show concern for subordinates and attempt to establish a warm, friendly, and supportive climate.
concern for production
the part of the managerial grid that deals with the job and task aspects of leader behavior
concern for people
the part of the managerial grid that deals with the human aspects of leader behavior
LPC theory
a theory of leadership that suggest that the appropiate style of leadership varies with situational favorableness
least - preferred coworker LPC measure
the measuring scale that asks leaders to describe the person with whom he or she is able to work least well
path goal theory
a theory of leadership suggesting that the primary functions of a leader are to make valued or desired rewards available in the workplace and to clarify for the subordinat the kinds of behavior that will lead to those rewards.
Vroom's decision tree approach
predicts what kinds of situations call for different degree of group participation
leader-member exchange LMX model
stresses that leaders have different kinds of relationships with different subordinates
substiutes for leadership
a concept that identifies situations in which leader behaviors are neutralized or replaced by characterisitics of subordinates, the task, and the organization
charismatic leadership
assumes that charisma is an individual characteristic of the leader
a form of interpersonal attraction that inspires support and acceptance
transformational leadership
leadership that goes beyond ordinary expectations by transmitting a sense of mission, stimulating learning experiences, and inspiring new ways of thinking
strategic leadership
the capability to understand the complexities of both the organization and its environment and to lead change in the organization in order to achieve and maintain a superior alignment between the organization and its environment
political behavior
the activities carried out for the specific purpose of acquring, developing, and using power and other resources to obtain one's preferred outcomes
impression management
a direct and intentional effort by someone to enhance his or her image in the eyes of others

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