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16 Cards in this Set

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Process whereby an individual influences others to achieve a common goal
personal characteristics that differentiate leaders from followers
leader trait
mental representation of the traits and behaviors possessed by leaders
leadership prototype
creating mutual respect and trust with followetrs
organizing and defining what group members should be doing
initiating structure
propose that leader styles should match the situation at hand
situational theories
extent that leader has the support, loyalty, and trust of the work group
leader-member relations
amount of structure contained within work tasks
task structure
degree to which leader has formal power
position power
variables that influence the appropriateness of a leadership style
contingency factors
focuses on clarifying employee's roles and providing rewards contingent on performance
transactional leadership
transforms employees to pursue organizational goals over self-interests
transformational leadership
a partnership characterized by mutual trust, respect, and liking
in-group exchange
a partnership characterized by a lack of mutual trust, respect, and liking
out-group exchange
simultaneous, ongoing, mutual influence process in which people share responsibility for leading
shared leadership
focuses on increased service to others rather than to oneself
servant leadership