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Simon Fraser University
Business Administration
BUS 272
Zorana Svedic

BUS 272: Chapter 11 Vocab 1) Trait Theories of Leadership (pg 397) – theories that consider personal qualities and characteristics that differentiate leaders from nonleaders 2) Behavioural theories of leadership (pg399) – theories that propose that specific behaviours differentiate leaders from nonleaders 3) Initiating Structure (pg 399) – the extent to which a leader is likely to define and structure his or her role and the roles of employees in order to attain goals 4) Consideration (pg 399) – the extent to which a leader is likely to have job relationships characterized by mutual trust, respect or employees’ ideas, and regard for their feelings 5) Employee-oriented leader (pg 399) – a leader who emphasizes interpersonal relations 6) Production-oriented leader (pg 399) – a leader who emphasizes the technical or task aspects of the job 7) Situational, or contingency, theories (pg 400) – theories that propose leadership effectiveness is dependent on the situation 8) Fiedler contingency model (pg 401) – a leadership theory that proposes that effective group performance depends on the proper match between the leader’s style and the degree to which the situation give the leader control 9) Situational Leadership (pg 402) – a leadership theory that focuses on the readiness of followers 10) Path-Goal Theory (pg 402) – a leadership theory that says it is the leader’s job to assist followers in attaining their goals and to provide the necessary direction and/or support to ensure that their goals are compatible with the overall
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