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Global Management Studies
GMS 200

Leading and Leadership 1The nature of leadership 2Leadership traits behaviours 3Contingency approaches to leadership 4Issues with leadership development 5The communication process 6Improving communication The nature of leadership aLeadership iProcess of inspiring others to work hard to accomplish important task bContemporary leadership challenges iShorter time frames for accomplishing things iiExpectations for success on the first attempt iiiComplex ambiguous multidimensional problems ivTaking a longterm view while meeting shortterm demands cLeading is to inspire efforts iCreate vision iiBuild motivation iiiBuild commitment 1Leadership and power aPower iAbility to get someone else to do something you want donemake things the way you want iiShould be used to influence and control others for the common good as oppose to seeking to exercise control got personal satisfaction iiiSources 1Position powerbased on status in hierarchy of authority aReward poweroffer something of valuebCoercive powerpunishwithhold a positive outcome cLegitimate powerright to control subordinates2Personal powerunique personal qualities aExpert powerinfluence because of knowledgeskill bReferent powerinfluence because of admiration 2Leadership and vision aVisionary leadership iVision 1A future that one hopes to create or achieve in order to improve upon the present state of affairsiiVisionary leadership 1Leader who brings to the situation a clear and complete sense of the future and can understand actions need to get there successfully iiiMeeting the challenges of visionary leadership 1Challenge the process2Show enthusiasm 3Help others to act 4Set the example 5Celebrate achievement bServant leadershipiQualities 1Committed to serving others 2Followers are more important than leader 3othercentered not selfcentered 4Power is not a zero sum quantity 5Focuses on empowerment not power iiEmpowerment 1The process through which managers 2Enable and help others to gain power and achieve influence iiiEffective leadership empowers with 1Information 2Responsibility
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