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Class:MGT 3370 - Organization and Management: Honors
Subject:MANAGEMENT
University:Texas Tech University
Term:Fall 2010
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Leader One who influences others to attain goals The greater the number of followers, the greater the influence
Vision A mental image of a possible and desireable future state of the organization
Supervisory Leadership Behavior that provides guidance, support, and corrective feedback for day-to-day activities
Strategic Leadership Behavior that gives purpose and meaning to organizations, envisoning and creating a positive future
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Power The ability to influence others
Trait Approach A leadership perspective that attempts to determine the personal characteristics that great leaders share
A leadership perspective that attempts to identify what good leaders do - that is, what behaviors they exhibit
Task Performance Behaviors Actions taken to ensure that the worki group or organization reaches its goals
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Group Maintenence Behaviors Actions taken to ensure the satisfaction of group members, develop and maintain harmonious work relationships, and preserve the social stability of the group
Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) Theory Highlights the importance of leader behaviors not just toward the group as a whole but toward individuals on a personal basis
A form of leadership in which the leader makes decisions on his or her own and then announces those decisions to the group
Democratic Leadership A form of leadership in which the leader solicits input from subordinates
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Laissez-faire leadership philosophy Characterized by an absence of managerial decision making
Situational Approach Leadership perspective proposing that universally important traits and behaviors do not exist, and that effective leadership behavior varies from situation to situation
Vroom Model A situational model that focuses on the participative dimension of leadership
Fiedler's contingency model of leadership effectiveness A situational approach to leadership postulating that effectiveness depends on the personal style of the leader and the degree to which the situation gives the leader power, control, and influence over the situation
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 LeaderOne who influences others to attain goals

The greater the number of followers, the greater the influence
 VisionA mental image of a possible and desireable future state of the organization
 Supervisory LeadershipBehavior that provides guidance, support, and corrective feedback for day-to-day activities
 Strategic LeadershipBehavior that gives purpose and meaning to organizations, envisoning and creating a positive future
 PowerThe ability to influence others
 Trait ApproachA leadership perspective that attempts to determine the personal characteristics that great leaders share
  A leadership perspective that attempts to identify what good leaders do - that is, what behaviors they exhibit
 Task Performance BehaviorsActions taken to ensure that the worki group or organization reaches its goals
 Group Maintenence BehaviorsActions taken to ensure the satisfaction of group members, develop and maintain harmonious work relationships, and preserve the social stability of the group
 Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) TheoryHighlights the importance of leader behaviors not just toward the group as a whole but toward individuals on a personal basis
  A form of leadership in which the leader makes decisions on his or her own and then announces those decisions to the group
 Democratic LeadershipA form of leadership in which the leader solicits input from subordinates
 Laissez-faire leadership philosophyCharacterized by an absence of managerial decision making
 Situational ApproachLeadership perspective proposing that universally important traits and behaviors do not exist, and that effective leadership behavior varies from situation to situation
 Vroom ModelA situational model that focuses on the participative dimension of leadership
 Fiedler's contingency model of leadership effectivenessA situational approach to leadership postulating that effectiveness depends on the personal style of the leader and the degree to which the situation gives the leader power, control, and influence over the situation
   
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