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Chapter 7 - Small Group Communication

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  1. 1.  Leadership vs. Leader  Shared Leadership Power Leader Emergence Method of Residues  Perspectives on Leadership  Trait  Style  Situational ▪ Telling Approach * Selling Approach * Participating Approach * Delegating Approach  Functional  Contingency  As a Medium  Transformational + Self-Centered Role Activity Characteristics of Effective Leaders Leading Discussions Building Leadership Skills
  2. 2. Again we find the extreme importance of differentiating between the verb and the noun.
  3. 3. To the White Board! French and Raven’s Bases of Social Power  Reward Power  Coercive Power  Legitimate power  Referent Power [BIRGing and CORFing]  Expert power  Information Power
  4. 4. Method of Residues Phase 1Meeting 1 CandidatesMeeting 2 Candidates Phase 2Enter Conflict ScenarioI, II, III, or IV
  5. 5. Political positioning, network status, power, andperceived characteristics all determine yourlikelihood to be thought of as a potential leader.As we just discussed, presentations of self thatare omitted are just as important as what isdemonstrated.
  6. 6.  Trait Style Situational Functional Contingency As a medium Transformational
  7. 7. Leaders have more:Achievement OrientationAdaptabilityEnergy LevelResponsibility TakingSelf-ConfidenceAscendencyIQGreater Verbal facility(They are more)KnowledgeFlexibleSociablePersistentInnovative
  8. 8. Autocratic vs. DemocraticVery situationalTask Bonus Social Bonus
  9. 9.  Telling Approach Selling Approach Participating Approach Delegating Approach
  10. 10. 1. Understand the problem2. Understand what constitutes an acceptable resolution to the problem3. Seek and develop a set of acceptable alternatives for managing the problem4. Assess the strengths of each5. Assess the weaknesses of each
  11. 11. Crushing Complexity
  12. 12. Idealized leadershipInspirational motivationIntellectual stimulationIndividualized Consideration The Leader is Hungry for the 4 I’s
  13. 13. Post a photograph on the Facebook groupthat, combined wit your creative caption,demonstrates a concept from the chapter.To receive full points make your postinteresting enough to earn two comments.
  14. 14. They Are Informed Provide Direction Communicate Effectively Adapt Are Considerate Facilitate Participation Manage Complexity
  15. 15.  Limit topic # Guide a series of open-ended questions Herd the topic Regulate participation Reward cooperation and participation
  16. 16. Tallest tower from the base wins. 15 mins.
  17. 17.  Prepare Structure and Guide Encourage creativity Manage Conflict Promote CohesivenessNothing new, no secrets.Just practice the wisdom your parents and grandparents passedon and you will be ready to lead a group to greatness.