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Ohio State Leadership Behaviour Theory


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Ohio State Leadership Behaviour Theory

  1. 1. LEADERSHIP – BEHAVIOUR THEORY (OHIO STATE UNI.) Prepared by: Anuj Gandhi [3907] Samir Gondaliya [3908] Hardik Sanchaniya [3929] Pratik Shah [3930]
  2. 2. WHAT IS LEADERSHIP? Leadership The ability to influence a group toward the achievement of goals
  3. 3. BEHAVIORAL THEORIES Behavioral Theory L eadership behaviors can be taught. vs. Trait Theory Leaders are born, not made. Behavioral Theories of Leadership Theories proposing that specific behaviors differentiate leaders from nonleaders
  4. 4. OHIO – STATE UNI. <ul><li>Consideration and Initiating Structure are two dimensions of leader behavior identified as a result of the Ohio State Leadership Studies. </li></ul><ul><li>According to the findings of these studies, leaders exhibit two types of behaviors, people-oriented (consideration) and task oriented (initiating structure), to facilitate goal accomplishment. </li></ul>
  5. 5. CONSIDERATION <ul><li>Consideration is the extent to which a leader exhibits concern for the welfare of the members of the group. This factor is oriented towards interpersonal relationships, mutual trust and friendship. This leadership style is people-oriented. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Some of the statements used to measure this factor in the LBDQ(Leader Behavior Description Questionnaire) are: </li></ul><ul><li>being friendly and approachable </li></ul><ul><li>treating all group members as his/her equal </li></ul><ul><li>looking out for the personal welfare of group members </li></ul><ul><li>making him/herself accessible to group members </li></ul>
  7. 7. INITIATING STRUCTURE <ul><li>Initiating Structure is the extent to which a leader defines leader and group member roles, initiates actions, organizes group activities and defines how tasks are to be accomplished by the group. This leadership style is task-oriented. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Some of the statements used to measure this factor in the LBDQ are: </li></ul><ul><li>letting group members know what is expected of them </li></ul><ul><li>maintaining definite standards of performance </li></ul><ul><li>scheduling the work to be done </li></ul><ul><li>asking that group members follow standard rules and regulations </li></ul>
  9. 9. INIATING STRUCTURE V/S CONSIDERATION Initiating Structure Consideration Always rule with an iron hand Often encourage after duty work by persons of your unit Often do favors for persons under YOU Often help persons under you with their personal problems
  10. 10. THANKS