Flashcards in Copy of ESP Ch 03 - Sheet1 Deck (25):
leadership is an influence process in which an individual gains _____ and _____ of others...
trust and commitment
leadership requires the ________, through the development of trust and commitment, of those being led.
leadership is the exertion of _____ ______ ______.
positive social influence
research has consistently identified two general qualities associated with effective leaders, what are they?
consideration (concern for others) and structure (concern for tasks)
leadership can/cannot be taught.
researchers (have/have not) uncovered any single group of qualities that characterize all leaders.
research (does/does not) indicate that leadership potential can be measured
Your subordinates, given ____, will give more valid and realistic descriptions of your leadership behavior than others.
_____ is a better predictor of effective leadership than ____ _____.
behavior, personal traits
Leadership is largely a matter of ________.
T/F supervisors who's behavior leads to negative feelings on the part of peers or subordinates are likely to have less influence than those whose behavior leaves others feeling supported or empowered.
Supervisory influence is directly related to two things:
1) how your colleagues and subordinates perceive your leadership behavior and 2) how your leadership behavior directly affects them
Supervisors have three primary sources of influence:
role, reputation, and behavior
Three conditions for influence:
a perception of trustworthiness, expertise, and attractiveness
Four dimensions of leadership fitness:
physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual
Handbook of Leadership Development; three aspects of leadership / capabilities
self-management, social capabilities, work-facilitation capabilities
Leaders who have good self-management capabilities are:
self-aware, can balance conflicting demands, able to learn, and possess leadership values
Leaders with strong social capabilities:
build and maintain relationships, build effective work groups, communicate effectively, and are skilled at helping others develop
Leaders with strong work-facilitation capabilities are:
creative thinkers, think and act strategically, initiate and implement change, have good management skills
The real source of authority in any organization is...
...the legitimacy of the guiding principles that the org. lives by
In local government, genuine authority flows from...
the principle of public service
The principle of public service is...
...the fact that the people being served have granted local officials permission to govern
A few practices that can help you improve your leadership capacity:
seek feedback early and often; find worthy models and mentors; become a student of leadership; find challenges right for you; develop a plan to improve your leadership
Supervisors get ____ feedback as they move up the ladder