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Organizational Behavior
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Business
Undergraduate 2
11/12/2014

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Leader-member exchange theory
Definition
describes how leader-member relationships develop over time on a dyadic basis
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leader effectiveness
Definition
The degree to which the leader's actions result in 1) the achievement of the unit's goals, (2) the continued commitment of the unit's emploees, and (3) the development of mutual trust, respect, and obligation in leader-member dyads.
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Leader decision-making styles
Definition

Autocratic-leader makes all the decisions alone witout asking for the opinions or suggestions of the employees in the work unit

Consultative- the leader presents the problem to individual employees or a group of employees, asking for their opinions/suggestions before ultimately making the decision for himself/herself 

Facilitative- leader presents the problem to a gorup of employees and seeks consensus on a solution, making sure that his/her own opinion receives no more weight than anyone else's

Delegative- leader gives an individual employee or group of employees the responsibility for making the decision within some set of specific boundary conditions 

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Time-driven model of leadership
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time-driven model of leadership: 1-4
Definition

decision significance- the decision significant to the sucess of the project or organziation?

importance of commitment- is it importance that emploees "buy in" to the decision?

leader expertise- does the leader have significant knowledge/expertise regarding the problem

how likely is it that employees  

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Time-driven model of leadership 5-7
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shared objectives- do employees share/support the same objectives, or do they have an agenda of their own

employee expertise- do the employees have significant knowledge or expertise regarding the problem?

teamwork- do the employees have the ability to work together to solve the problem, or will they struggle 

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Transformational leadership
Definition
inspiring followers to commit to a shared vision that provides meaning to their work while also serving as a role model who helps followers develop their own potential and view problems from new perspectives
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Transactional leadership
Definition
occurs when the leader erqards or disciplines the follower depending on the adequency of the follower's performance
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3 Types of transactional leadership
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passive management-by-expection- the leader waits around for mistakes and erors, then takes corrective actions as necessary 

active-management-by-exception- the leader arranges to monitor mistakes and errors actively and again takes corrective actions when required (actively looking for problems.) 

contingent rewward- when the leader attains follower agreement on what needs to be done using orimised or actual rewards in exchange for adequete..

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Dimensions of transformational leadership (4 I's)
Definition

Idealized influence- involves behaving in ways that earn the admiration, trust, and respect of followers, causing followers to want to identify with and emulate the leader 

Inspirational motivation- involves behaving in ways that foster an enthusiasm for and commitment to a shared vision of the future

Intellectual simuation-

Individualized consideration- involves behaving in ways that help followees achieve their potential through coaching, developing, and mentoring  

Term
How important is leadership?
Definition

-transformational leadership affects the job performane of the employees who report to the leader

-employees with transformation leaders tend to be more 

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