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leadership

the act of influencing others to work toward a goal.

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general mental ability

a person’s emerging as a leader within a group.

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initiating structure

task-oriented behaviors

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consideration

people-oriented behaviors

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autocratic decision making

leaders make the decision alone without necessarily involving employees in the decision-making process.

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laissez-faire decision making

when leaders leave employees alone to make the decision. The leader provides minimum guidance and involvement in the decision.

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charisma

behaviors leaders demonstrate that create confidence in, commitment to, and admiration for the leader.

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intellectual stimulation

they challenge organizational norms and status quo, and they encourage employees to think creatively and work harder.

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inspirational motivation

come up with a vision that is inspiring to others.

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individualized consideration

they show personal care and concern for the well-being of their followers.

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contingent rewards

rewarding employees for their accomplishments.

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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.

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passive management by exception

involves leaving employees alone, but in this method the manager waits until something goes wrong before coming to the rescue.

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trust

the belief that the leader will show integrity, fairness, and predictability in his or her dealings with others.

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high-quality LMX relationships

leader forms a trust-based relationship with the member.

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low-quality LMX relationships

leader and the member have lower levels of trust, liking, and respect toward each other.

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servant leadership

a leadership approach that defines the leader’s role as serving the needs of others.

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authentic leadership approach

advises leaders to stay true to their own values.

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Transformational Leaders

lead employees by aligning employee goals with the leader’s goals.

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Transactional leaders

ensure that employees demonstrate the right behaviors and provide resources in exchange.