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Chapter 10

Chapter 10

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Human Resources
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MHR 405
Louis Pike

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Chapter 10 Leadership Defining leadership Leadership is the ability of an individual to influence, motivate, and allow others to contribute toward the effectiveness and success of organizations of which they are members Leadership theories have been classified into 4 different perspectives o The trait perspective o The behavioural perspective o The contingency perspective o The transformational leadership perspective The trait perspective The trait perspective of leadership proposes that leaders are more likely to have certain personality, social, physical or intellectual traits than nonleaders Competencies are learned behaviours such as skills, abilities and values o Few key competencies that do appear to be associated with successful leaders are drive (a broad term that includes achievement, motivation, ambition, energy, tenacity (stubbornness) and initiative) leadership motivation (the desire to lead but not to seek power as an end in itself) honesty and integrity self-confidence (which is associated with emotional stability) cognitive ability knowledge of the business emotional intelligence has also been associated with effective leadership John Kotter saw 4 competencies of good leaders www.notesolution.com
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