Flashcards in Final Exam - Chapter 12 Deck (20)
the act of influencing others to work toward a goal.
general mental ability
a person’s emerging as a leader within a group.
autocratic decision making
leaders make the decision alone without necessarily involving employees in the decision-making process.
laissez-faire decision making
when leaders leave employees alone to make the decision. The leader provides minimum guidance and involvement in the decision.
behaviors leaders demonstrate that create confidence in, commitment to, and admiration for the leader.
they challenge organizational norms and status quo, and they encourage employees to think creatively and work harder.
come up with a vision that is inspiring to others.
they show personal care and concern for the well-being of their followers.
rewarding employees for their accomplishments.
active management by exception
leaving employees to do their jobs without interference, but at the same time proactively predicting potential problems and preventing them from occurring.
passive management by exception
involves leaving employees alone, but in this method the manager waits until something goes wrong before coming to the rescue.
the belief that the leader will show integrity, fairness, and predictability in his or her dealings with others.
high-quality LMX relationships
leader forms a trust-based relationship with the member.
low-quality LMX relationships
leader and the member have lower levels of trust, liking, and respect toward each other.
a leadership approach that defines the leader’s role as serving the needs of others.
authentic leadership approach
advises leaders to stay true to their own values.
lead employees by aligning employee goals with the leader’s goals.