Management and Organizational Studies 2181A/B Study Guide - Positive Form, Unbridled, Glass Ceiling

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The ability to inspire confidence and support among the people who are needed to achieve organizational goals; get the best out of the team. Emb #1 traits alone can not predict leadership success. Leadership success is complex and involves many factors traits just being one! * trait theory gave way to behaviour theory for leadership. Do certain behaviours create better leaders than others (task vs. people oriented, consideration vs. initiation structure) Findings were mixed some leaders need to consider both task oriented and employee-oriented behaviours. Contingent leader reward behaviour was found to be positively related to employee perceptions (higher trust in supervisor, positive attitudes (greater satisfaction with job) September 11, rudy giuliani the way he handled the situation. Trait and behaviour gave way to situational theories: Fielder"s lpc theory was okay but replaced by crt: cognitive resource theory: states experience predicts performance in high-stress situations; intelligence predicts performance in low-stress situations.