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Ch 22: ILTS Business: Leadership

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How confident are you that you understand a wide variety of leadership styles? If you need a refresher course, our video lessons can help you prepare for the Illinois Licensure Testing Systems (ILTS) business exam.

ILTS Business, Marketing, and Computer Education: Leadership - Chapter Summary

Managers come in all shapes and sizes, and it can be helpful to review the various leadership styles when preparing for the ILTS Business, Marketing, and Computer Education exam. In the Leadership chapter, you'll go over topics including:

  • Conflict resolution: managing conflict in organizations
  • Employee morale
  • Leadership orientation: task-oriented and people-oriented
  • The authoritarian or autocratic leader
  • The Blake Mouton managerial grid: five leadership styles
  • The bureaucratic leader
  • The charismatic leader
  • The laissez-faire leader
  • The participative or democratic leader
  • The servant leader
  • The situational leader
  • The transactional leader
  • The transformational leader

Our video instructors use everyday examples and simple, clear language to make complex topics easier to understand. They emphasize key words to help you remember the most important ideas in these lessons.

ILTS Business, Marketing, and Computer Education: Objectives

The content-area exam in Business, Marketing, and Computer Education offered by Illinois Licensure Testing Systems (ILTS) determines whether or not you're eligible for teacher licensing in this subject. You'll earn a score of 100-300 on the test; a score of at least 240 is required for you to apply for licensing.

On the exam, you'll answer 125 multiple-choice questions. These video lessons each include a quiz, which helps you prepare in two ways:

  • You can gain experience with the kinds of questions found on the ILTS exam
  • You can track your progress as you go so you can see how well you're learning the material

12 Lessons in Chapter 22: ILTS Business: Leadership
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Leadership Orientation: Task-Oriented & People-Oriented

1. Leadership Orientation: Task-Oriented & People-Oriented

As a leader, are you focused on getting the job done or on making people happy? This lesson will explain the difference between task-oriented leaders and people-oriented leaders to better help you decide.

The Transformational Leader

2. The Transformational Leader

Transformational leaders are known for their innovation and influence. In this video, you'll explore the management styles and traits that contribute to their success.

The Transactional Leader

3. The Transactional Leader

This lesson describes the characteristics of a transactional leader. Discover how a transactional leader depends on the concepts of actions and reactions to motivate, manage and guide employees to success.

The Servant Leader

4. The Servant Leader

If you've ever had a boss who has taken the blame for one of your errors, he or she may have been a servant leader. Find out in this lesson all the other characteristics of a servant leader.

The Laissez-faire Leader

5. The Laissez-faire Leader

This lesson describes the characteristics of the laissez-faire leader. Learn the characteristic style of this type of leader and what to expect from this leadership style.

The Participative or Democratic Leader

6. The Participative or Democratic Leader

Explore the approach that a participative or democratic leader takes. In this lesson, you'll learn about the advantages and the drawbacks associated with this particular leadership style.

The Authoritarian or Autocratic Leader

7. The Authoritarian or Autocratic Leader

If you've ever had to deal with a boss who's a control freak, this lesson on autocratic leaders may help you see your boss in a new light. Yes, there can be advantages when one person has complete control over decision making.

The Charismatic Leader

8. The Charismatic Leader

Have you ever noticed how some people seem to excel at being liked? Those people have what we call charisma. In this lesson, you'll explore how that charisma can be applied in a business management setting

The Situational Leader

9. The Situational Leader

Discover what makes the situational leader different from other types of leaders, following the contingency school of management. Learn how situational leadership is applied in the workplace.

The Bureaucratic Leader

10. The Bureaucratic Leader

You may hear people complain about the bureaucratic system and how it processes things slowly, but do you know why? This lesson describes characteristics of the bureaucratic leader. Learn how bureaucratic leadership can be used to improve businesses.

The Blake Mouton Managerial Grid: Five Leadership Styles

11. The Blake Mouton Managerial Grid: Five Leadership Styles

Learn about the Blake and Mouton Managerial Grid, which includes five styles of leadership: impoverished, country club, produce or perish, middle-of-the-road and team leader. We'll also explore how leadership style is determined by a manager's degree of concern for people or concern for production.

Conflict Resolution: Managing Conflict in Organizations

12. Conflict Resolution: Managing Conflict in Organizations

Conflict can be solved in many ways. This lesson provides an overview of the different types of conflict resolution strategies, including avoidance, accommodation, competition, compromise, and collaboration.

Chapter Practice Exam
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