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Organization Studies
ORGS 1000
Greg Milavsky

By  Jessica  Gahtan   Josh Martin Martin works at the Centre Settlement House Worked there for 20 years Martin gets things done through his participative leadership style Recently, he has gotten more responsibilities He’s always on call, and basically Saunders’ bitch Tension between the two has existed for a long time Saunders blames Josh for everything Josh is the only reason things get done Saunders has an autocratic leadership style If Josh tried to find work elsewhere- Saunders would likely find out, he feels stuck- continual commitment (= the worst kind) Leadership is defined as “the ability to influence people towards the attainment of organisational goals” (Samson & Daft, 2008). However, among all the ideas and writings about leadership, there are three different aspects that influence effective leadership; people, influences and goals. In other words, leadership is ‘self-motivated’ as it involves the use of power to influence people to achieve goals and outcomes (Samson & Daft, 2008). Effective leaders are essentially a fine balance between characteristics/traits, behaviors, sources of power, the use of power and aspects of the situation (Vojya, 20
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