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    • The ability to influence a group toward the achievement of goals
    •  To guide people  To Develop people  To motivate people  To Inspire and influence peoples to do work  To set the directions  To shape the entities  For the smoother functioning  To give peoples the sense of accomplishment etc.
    • Leaders are Born OR Can be Made
    • Select the Leader OR Train the leader
    • If Born… (Trait theory) If made… (Behavioral Theory)
    • Leadership Traits • Extraversion • Conscientiousness • Openness • Emotional Intelligence (Qualified) Theories that consider personality, social, physical, or intellectual traits to differentiate leaders from nonleaders
    • Behavioral Theories of Leadership Theories proposing that specific behaviors differentiate leaders from nonleaders Goal: Develop leaders
    • Ohio State Studies  Initiating Structure  Consideration University of Michigan  Production Orientation  Employee Orientation
    • Initiating Structure Define and structure role or job Consideration The extent to which a leader is likely to have job relationships characterized by;  mutual trust respect for subordinate’s ideas, regard for his/her feelings
    • Employee-oriented Leader Emphasizing interpersonal relations;  Taking a personal interest in the needs of employees Accepting individual differences among members Production-oriented Leader Emphasize on technical or task aspects of the job
    • Assumption: Leaders can be trained Leaders are effective because of actions they take Implication: Activities of effective leaders
    • LIMITATIONS: Situational factors are ignored Leaders need to be flexible… Effective behaviors do not generalize across situations.
    • Behaviorla Theory Trait Theory  Leaders can be trained  Develop leaders  Specific behavior  Leaders are born  Select lesders  Personality traits
    • Conclusion