Flashcards in Leadership Deck (23)
what are the characteristics of a good leader?
good decision maker
what is the definition of a leader?
behaviour process of influencing individuals or group towards a goal
according to carron what are the 3 types of leader?
what is a prescribed leader?
appointed from an external source to the team e.g. voted or appointed by chairperson
what is a emergent leader?
comes from the group and is selected
what is a social architect?
emerging as a leader to influence team
what does trait theory suggest about leadership?
great man theory- male born
what does social learning theory suggest about leadership?
behaviour is learnt via environment
player watches captain controlling team and will copy in similar situations
what does internationalist theories suggest?
combines trait and social learning
takes into account different situations need different leadership styles/ characteristics of group/ outcome
according to internationalists what are the different leadership styles?
what is the autocratic leadership style?
dictatorial , make most decisions , little interest in individual (task orientated)
what is democratic leadership style ?
values views of members, decisions shared , interested in individuals (person orientated)
what is laissez-faire leadership style ?
few decisions made , very little feedback given , members do as they wish
what is fieder contingency model categories of leader?
task orientated- lead due to their understanding, knowledge and experience main focus is getting job done
person- orientated- well motivated, strong interpersonal skills , be aware of how to get best out of individuals rather than just task
what is known as a favourable situation?
good student teacher relationship
leader highly respected by group
group of high ability
highly motivated group
good support network
task is simple or unambigious
what is known as unfavourable situation?
poor relationship with group
leader is weak
group of low ability
low motivated/ poor discipline
weak support network
task is complex with no clear structure
what is known as a moderately favourable situation?
group prefer to consult with leader
some support offered
task has no definite task-orientated outcome
what does the effectiveness of each situation depend on?
relationship between group and leader
the leaders position
the task structure
the favourableness of a situation
what does chelladuras suggest?
a multi dimension model
sees leadership and adaption of approach/style as a process
what are the 3 steps of the model?
1- characteristics of session
2-type of leader
3-leads to consequence
what are the characteristics of a session that need to be considered ?
situation- task difficulty, opposition , group size, activity, time
leader- personality, experience, skill, preferred style
group-ability, motivation, age , gender
what type of leader characteristics need to be considered?
required behaviour- task and situation, dependant
actual- leaders action in a situation e.g. clear effective instruction
preferred behaviour- what the group want depending on their skill and goals