Flashcards in Chapter 2 Deck (68):
Leadership has been called?
What is directing, overseeing, or controlling the activities of other individuals most closely related to?
Control of a project, program, situation, or organization is considered?
The act of controlling, directing, conducting, guiding, and administering through the use of personal behavioral traits or personality characteristics that motivate employees to the successful completion of an organizations goals
Applying the four functions of management to accomplish the objectives through the efforts of others
What are the four functions of management?
Solving problems and making informed decisions
Using common sense, logic, and reason in making decisions
Demonstrating self-confidence and self-esteem when making decisions
Accomplishing goals and objectives with a minimum of supervision
The desire for professional success
Gaining additional responsibility within the organization through hard work
Applying consistently a set of morals or values to the decision-making process and doing the right thing
Knowing that the leader is secure in the position and does not feel threatened by subordinates, peers, or the political environment
Sense of Priority
Determining what must be accomplished first and maintaining focus on the outcome
Having a dream or concept of the way things can or should be
Accomplishing seemingly insurmountable tasks
Communicating ideas and getting along with others
Sharing authority and responsibility with other members of the organization
Innovation and Creativity
Seeking continuously new and imaginative methods for accomplishing the mission of the organization
Applying procedures, policies, rewards, and discipline evenly and fairly over time
Always being prepared for any potential situation and having contingency plans in place to resolve it
Living in the future
Anticipating change and meeting it in a proactive manner
Basic leadership style consists of?
Autocratic, Democratic and Laissez-Faire categories
Two-dimensional leadership consists of?
Job-centered and employee-centered models
Contingency leadership theory is?
A belief that no single best style exists
Contemporary leadership consists of which theories?
Charismatic, Transformational, Transactional and Symbolic
This theory is the belief that the average worker is inherently lazy and dislikes work
This theory is the belief that the average worker believes working is as natural as play or rest
This theory is the belief that involved workers can perform without supervision
What is the key to successfully applying the different theories to real situations?
Remember that each theory or style is valid in the right situation within the variables of the situation
The leader tells subordinates what to do and how to do it with little or no input from them
The leader includes employees in the decision-making process and allows them to work with the least amount of supervision necessary
The leader leaves employees to make all the decisions and does not supervise them at all
A four quadrant chart that compares the degree of job structure to the degree of employee consideration
Contemporary Leadership Styles include:
This leadership theory inspires follower loyalty and creates an enthusiastic vision that others work to attain
Which theory depends on continuous learning, innovation, and change within the organization. This leader works to involve followers in the change process, challenge them to attain their full potential, and create follower satisfaction and growth while still meeting organizational goals.
Which theory involves an exchange between a leader and followers in which followers perform tasks effectively in exchange for rewards provided by the leader?
This theory is based on a strong organizational culture that holds common values and beliefs
Total Quality Management
This theory is based on employees' perceptions of the unit's goals and objectives
This leader gives specific guidance to subordinates
This leader shows concern for subordinates
This leader asks for suggestions from subordinates
This leader establishes high goals and expects high performance from subordinates
This theory of leadership focuses on the use of basic values or principles to lead an organization.
A highly capable individual who makes productive contributions through talent, knowledge, skills, and good work habits
A contributing team member who contributes individual capabilities to the achievement of group objectives and works effectively with others in a group setting
A competent manager who organizes people and resources toward the effective and efficient pursuit of predetermined objectives
Effective leader who catalyzes commitment to and vigorous pursuit of a clear and compelling vision, stimulating higher performance standards
An executive leader who builds enduring greatness through a paradoxical blend of personal humility and professional willpower
Which level of leadership has characteristics that others do not?
What distinguishes a model of from a theory?
A model has been proven through application, while theories contain only hypotheses that still need to be proven or disproven
Which leader is concerned with getting work accomplished while considering the welfare and happiness of members of the unit?
Which leadership model depends on matching the leaders' styles to the maturity of the members of the unit?
Situational Leadership Model
What are the four levels of readiness?
Which leadership model is a value-based model of leadership that places service at the core for social change?
Social Change Model
Which leadership model is based on the concept that the leader involves followers in the process of accomplishing a goal within the limits of the system?
Alpha Leadership Model
Ways an officer may improve?
The possession of control, authority, or influence over others is the definition of what?
What are the 5 types of power?
Getting a raise or bonus or being promoted to a more responsible job is an example of which type of power?
Verbal or written reprimand for substandard work performance is an example of which type of power?
This form of power is derived from someone's desire to identify with and emulate another
This form of power is based on one person's perception that another's knowledge and expertise can help in the first person's endeavors
This form of power is derived because of the organizational structure of the department/organization
___________________ is the complex ability to identify the components of a situation, assess the need for action, determine the nature of the necessary intervention, and initiate the action and also to be perceived as having the ability necessary to take this action.