PSYC 3430 June 13:
Power with people = effective
Power over people = not effective
Are leaders made or constructed?
--> Nature vs nurture debate
--Answer is BOTH
Leadership has both physical and biological components
--> Influences leadership through gender (males usually seen as leader figure). Taller, more
-How deep your voice is
-Whether you're looking up or down at the person
NOT ALL GROUPS HAVE LEADERS ***
HOWEVER --> AS GROUPS BECOME MORE DYNAMIC
--> LEADERS BEGIN TO EXIST AND THE GROUP BECOMES MORE EFFECTIVE
Do people resist their leaders?
--> Yes BUT not if they're effective
-We celebrate leadership if its done well
-Ex. Holidays (Victoria Day)
- Pope, he goes somewhere, millions follow just to see him.
- They don't resist people who are effective
Are leaders important and influential?
--> IF it is done effective, it is extremely important
Manager affects day-to-day operations of the group they are managing.
Leader thinks about the group as a whole, in the future.
Manager deals with the WHAT aspect of what is to be done
Leader deals with the HOW it is to be done The leader wont be talking to every person to see if they arrived on time. They wont be
handling the day to day, even though they will be aware of it.
Looking at the outcome of the group
From within the group, gradually achieves a leadership position
-- MORE ON SLIDES
GREAT MAN THEORY:
Physical and psychological traits
(Back to the deep voice, tall, well dressed, man, older etc. )
The DNA of leadership:
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