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1

What are the three sub-processes of the leadership process?

Establishing Direction

Aligning People

Motivating and Inspiring

2

What is the difference between management and leadership?

Management: Order and Consistency

Leadership: Change and Movement

3

What are the five major leadership traits?

Intelligence

Self-Confidence

Determination

Integrity

Sociability

4

What are the Three-Skill Approach skills for personal development?

Technical

Human

Conceptual

5

What is the behavioural approach?

Focus on what leaders do and how they act

6

What are the two general behaviours in the behavioural approach?

Task Behaviours

Relationship Behaviours

7

What is the general purpose of the behavioural approach?

To explain how leaders combine the two behaviours to influence followers in their efforts to achieve a goal

8

What are the two concerns that influence behaviour?

Concern for People

Concern for Results

9

What are the four categories of directive and supportive behaviour?

S1: High directive-Low supportive (Directing style)

S2: High directive-High supportive (Coaching)

S3: Low directive-High supportive (Supporting)

S4: Low directive-Low supportive (Delegating)

10

What is directing style leadership?

Direct instruction, close supervision and very little supporting behaviour

11

What is coaching style?

Focus on both the goal and socioemotional needs. Leader gives encouragement and solicits follower input. Leader retains ability to make final decision on what and how of the goal achievement

12

What is supporting style?

Use of supportive behaviours to bring out skills around the goal to be accomplished

13

What is delegating style?

Group agrees on goal, leader allows followers responsibility to accomplish goal

14

What are the five parts of transformational leadership?

Provide strong role models for the beliefs and values they want their followers to adapt

Being charismatic leaders who appear competent to their followers

Articulating idealogical goals with moral overtones

Communicating high expectations for followers and exhibit confidence in the follower's ability to meet them

Arousing task-relevant motive in followers

15

What are the five fundamental practices that enable transformational leaders to get extraordinary things accomplished?

Model the way

Inspire a shared vision

Challenge the process

Enable others to act

Encourage the heart

16

What are the five dimensions of Authentic Leadership?

Purpose

Values

Relationships

Self-Discipline

Heart

17

What is Servant Leadership?

An approach that focuses on leadership from the point of view of the leader and their behaviour. Servant Leaders put followers first, empower them and help them develop their full personal capacities

18

What is Adaptive leadership?

How leaders encourage people to adapt when confronted with problems, challenges and changes

19

What are the six Adaptive leadership behaviours?

Get on the balcony

Identify the adaptive challenge

Regulate distress

Maintain disciplined attention

Give the work back to the people

Protect leadership voices from below

20

What leadership style is a complex process that includes situational changes and leader behaviours?

Adaptive Leadership

21

What are the different leadership styles?

Situational

Transformational

Authentic

Servant

Adaptive

22

What is Followership?

A process whereby an individual or individuals accept the influence of others to accomplish a common goal

23

What are the 7 types of powers?

Expert (personal)

Referent (personal)

Legitimate (positional)

Reward (positional)

Coercive (positional)

Information (positional)

Ecological (positional)

24

What is personal versus positional power?

Personal reflects effectiveness of individual

Positional reflects an individuals role in an organization

25

What is Legitimate power?

Belief that the agent has the right to request and the target has the obligation to reply

26

What is Reward power?

Target complies to obtain reward believed to be controlled by agent

27

What is Expert power?

Belief that the agent has special knowledge

28

What is Referent power?

Admiration of or seeking approval of agent

29

What is Coercive power?

Compliance to avoid punishment believed to be controlled by agent

30

What is Information power?

Control over information

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