MGM101- Chapter 10-Effective leadership
Leadership: The process of motivating, influencing, and directing others in the organization to
work productively in pursuit of organization goals.
Effective leadership: The ability of a leader to get high performance from his or her subordinates.
Strategic thinking: The cognitive ability to analyze a complex situation, abstract from it, and
draw conclusions about the best strategy for the firm to follow.
Achievement motivation The unconscious concern for achieving excellence in accomplishments
through one’s individual efforts.
Power motivation: The unconscious drive to acquire status and power and to have an impact on
Charisma: The ability of some people to charm or influence others.
Emotional intelligence The ability to monitor one’s own and others’ feelings and emotions, to
discriminate among them, and to use this information to guide one’s thinking and actions.
People-oriented behaviour A leadership style that includes showing mutual trust and respect for
subordinates, demonstrating genuine concern for their needs, and having a desire to look out for
Task-oriented behaviour The style of leaders who assign employees to specific tasks, clarify their
work duties and procedures, ensure that they follow company rules, and push them to reach their
Leader–member relations How well followers respect, trust, and like their leaders.
Task structure:The degree to which the jobs of subordinates are highly structured with clear work
responsibilities, well- defined tasks, explicit goals, and specific procedures.
Position power: The power that derives from formal hierarchical power over subordinates,
including the legitimate power to hire, fire, reward, and punish subordinates.
Directive leadership: Occurs when leaders tell subordinates exactly what they are supposed to
do, giving them goals, specific tasks, guidelines for performing those tasks, and the like.
Supportive leadership A leadership style in which the leader is approachable and friendly, shows
concern for the welfare of subordinates, and