Leadership Skills And Leadership Skill Essay

1312 Words Sep 26th, 2016 6 Pages
Manager and leader in particular have different kind of power to control their follower. But when leaders do not have the correct way to use their power, it will not have the best result. Therefore, it is necessary for any leader to understand different kind of influence tactic and when to use them. Influence is the ability to bring about change in others’ behavior, beliefs, attitudes, goals, needs, and values. There are ten different influence tactics that the leader can use depend on the situation. It can varies from soft method, rational persuasion, inspirational appeals, consultation, ingratiation, personal appeal to hard method, exchange, coalition tactic, pressure tactic, legitimate tactic and upward appeal. Many characters in the movie using multiple influence tactic from time to time, but this paper will only discuss the tactics that the main leaders, Herman Boone and Bill Yoast, perform as part of their leadership skill.
Rational persuasion occurs when an agent uses logical argument or factual evidence to influence other. The head coach Herman Boone has perform it after their 3AM run in the wood:
This is where they fought the battle of Gettysburg. Fifty thousand men died right here on this field, fighting the same fight that we are still fighting among ourselves today. This green field right here, painted red, bubblin ' with the blood of young boys. Smoke and hot lead pouring right through their bodies. Listen to their souls, men. I killed my brother with malice in…

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