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