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Lecture 2

NSG 4415 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Decision Analysis, Transformational Leadership, Human Resource Management


Department
Nursing
Course Code
NSG 4415
Professor
Dr. Cleveland
Lecture
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Monday, August 19, 2019
Chapter 2: Classic Views of Leadership and
Management
Leaders:
Main characteristics:
Empowers others
Maximize workforce effectiveness
Needed to implement the planned change that is part of the system
improvement
Often do not have delegated authority but obtain their power through other
means
Have a wider variety of roles than managers and may have different personal
goals
Are frequently not part of the formal organization
Focus on group process, information gathering, feedback, and empowering
others
Managers:
Main characteristics:
Guide, direct, and motivate others
Intervene when goals are threatened
Emphasize control
Are always adding a position within an organization
Have a legitimate source of power due to the delegated authority that
accompanies their position
Are expected to carry out specific functions
Emphasize control, decision making, decisions analysis, and results
Good Managers:
Coordinate resources
Optimize resource use
Meet organizational goals and objectives
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Monday, August 19, 2019
Plan, organize, control, and direct
Use reward and punishment effectively to achieve organization goals
The Fatal Leadership Flaws
1. Lack of energy and enthusiasm
2. Acceptance of their own mediocre performance
3. Lack of clear vision and direction
4. Having poor judgement
5. Not collaborating
6. Not walking the talk
7. Resisting new ideas
8. Not learning from mistakes
9. A lack of interpersonal skills
10. Failing to develop others
Characteristics of Managers:
Have a assigned position within the formal organization
Have a legitimate source of power due to the delegated authority that accompanies their
position
Are expected to carry out specific functions, duties, and responsibilities
Emphasize control, decision making, decision analysis, and results
Manipulate people, the environment, money, time, and other resources to achieve
organizational goals
Have a greater formal responsibility and accountability for rationality and control than
leaders
Direct willing and unwilling subordinates
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