Implicit Leadership Theory Flashcards

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This holds just as much weight regarding leadership for a person as a researched fact.
An individual's anecdotal leadership belief.
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These are what people develop theories based on.
Observation and Experience
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The least effective means of leadership.
Laissez-faire or Hands-off Leadership
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Laissez-faire or Hands-off Leadership
Leadership that allows all decision-making to be made by team members.
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Thought of as the most effective form of leadership.
Democratic or Participative Leadership
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Democratic or Participative Leadership
A leader uses a team approach for decision-making.
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Authoritarian or Autocratic Leadership
A leader that accepts the responsibility for all decisions with little support from outside sources.
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Did you ever have a stern parent or teacher? Do you know a parent that lets their children choose all of their meals? Is one better than the other? Implicit Leadership Theory is based on your experiences and education. You may have developed your own thoughts on leadership, starting early in life, because of your experiences. Maybe that stern parent or teacher made you take the same approach. Or, it did just the opposite, making you want to be more hands-off. In this flashcard set, you will learn more about implicit leadership theory and the three general types of leadership: Authoritarian, Democratic, and Laissez-faire.

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Authoritarian or Autocratic Leadership
A leader that accepts the responsibility for all decisions with little support from outside sources.
Democratic or Participative Leadership
A leader uses a team approach for decision-making.
Thought of as the most effective form of leadership.
Democratic or Participative Leadership
Laissez-faire or Hands-off Leadership
Leadership that allows all decision-making to be made by team members.
The least effective means of leadership.
Laissez-faire or Hands-off Leadership
These are what people develop theories based on.
Observation and Experience
This holds just as much weight regarding leadership for a person as a researched fact.
An individual's anecdotal leadership belief.
Implicit Leadership Theory
A theory an individual develops based on leadership experience and education.
Developed based on what someone feels is a successful way of managing people.
Implicit Leadership Theory
Jim forms a work group and tells the group to make recommendations on an employee recognition program. He has asked the group to present the recommendations. He is practicing _____.
Democratic or Participative
Jose decides that the new project is too important. He does not want the project to fail, so he will make all the decisions. He is practicing _____.
Authoritarian or Autocratic
Mary tells her staff that she makes the decisions and she expects them to follow her directives. She is practicing _____.
Authoritarian or Autocratic
Dianne holds a town hall. She tells the group that she wants to hear everyone's recommendations on how to increase customer satisfaction. She is practicing _____.
Democratic or Participative
Sam came to his boss Lisa and asked what steps his colleagues should take next. Lisa told him to figure it out. Lisa is practicing _____.
Laissez-faire or Hands-off
Alberto says he trusts his employees. He never checks in with them, because he thinks they can make their own decisions. Alberto is practicing _____.
Laissez-faire or Hands-off

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