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Ch 18: Leadership in Organizational Behavior: Help and Review

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The Leadership in Organizational Behavior chapter of this Organizational Behavior Help and Review course is the simplest way to understand leadership in organizational behavior. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of leadership in organizational behavior.

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  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding management or leadership in organizational behavior
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  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
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  • Verify you're ready by completing the leadership in organizational behavior chapter exam.

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Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a leadership unit of a standard organizational behavior course. Topics covered include:

  • The difference between management and leadership
  • The three types of positional power
  • The two types of personal power
  • Legitimate and illegitimate political behavior
  • Management by objective

17 Lessons in Chapter 18: Leadership in Organizational Behavior: Help and Review
Leadership: Leaders & Their Role in Organizations

1. Leadership: Leaders & Their Role in Organizations

Leadership is the action of leading employees to achieve goals. It plays an important role in employee performance and productivity. Learn about how leaders influence employee behavior in this lesson.

Management vs. Leadership: The Difference Between a Manager & Leader

2. Management vs. Leadership: The Difference Between a Manager & Leader

Are all managers leaders? Are all leaders managers? This lesson presents arguments that place a manager and a leader into two separate categories, each with their own defining characteristics.

Leading as a Function of Management

3. Leading as a Function of Management

This lesson teaches you about leading as a function of management by examining the surprising similarities between two very different leadership scenarios: leadership at war and leadership in the workplace.

Differences Between Power, Leadership, Authority & Influence

4. Differences Between Power, Leadership, Authority & Influence

When we look at power, we can associate it to many different aspects of the business world. We can look at authority, leadership, influence and power on their own. In this lesson, we will discuss these four aspects and show you the differences between them, yet how they can coexist.

Positional Power: Legitimate, Coercive & Reward Power

5. Positional Power: Legitimate, Coercive & Reward Power

Managers require different types of power to make things happen in their organizations. This lesson focuses on positional power. There are three types of positional power that will be explained in this lesson, including legitimate, reward and coercive power.

Personal Power: Referent and Expert Power

6. Personal Power: Referent and Expert Power

Managers require different types of power to make things happen in their organizations. This lesson focuses on the second type of power, known as personal power. There are two types of personal power that this lesson will explain, including expert and referent.

Kanter and Korda: The Symbols of Power

7. Kanter and Korda: The Symbols of Power

Power can be viewed by symbols. Some of those symbols can help individuals, while others can show just how much power one individual has over another. These two aspects, discussed by Kanter and Korda, will be reviewed in this lesson.

Dependency as a Source of Power

8. Dependency as a Source of Power

Power is relative to how dependent people are on the resource that a person in power possesses. If someone possesses a valuable resource, they will likely have more power than someone who does not. We will discuss this aspect in this lesson.

The Seven Influence Tactics Used in Organizational Behavior

9. The Seven Influence Tactics Used in Organizational Behavior

Power is not always used where we can see it. Sometimes, it is more a part of a person's actions than someone directly telling you to do something. In this lesson, we will address different power tactics and how they are sometimes used in the workplace.

Legitimate and Illegitimate Political Behavior in Organizations

10. Legitimate and Illegitimate Political Behavior in Organizations

Politics are present in just about every organization out there. The main issue is if those politics are legitimate or illegitimate and how they impact the work environment. We will look at this issue in this lesson.

Using Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

11. Using Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

Many times managers or leaders focus on the functional aspects of the job you do, as opposed to the emotional intelligence that drives the way you do your job. We will discuss emotional intelligence and how it relates to leadership in this lesson.

What Is Management by Objective? - Defining the MBO Process

12. What Is Management by Objective? - Defining the MBO Process

Management by objective (MBO) changed the way many companies worked and functioned. With MBO, employees' input was sought out and used to help develop the goals and objectives for the organization.

Shared Values in an Organization: Definition & Explanation

13. Shared Values in an Organization: Definition & Explanation

Shared values represent an important component of most private and public organizations. In this lesson, you will learn what shared values are and some key concepts about them. After the lesson, you can reinforce your knowledge with a short quiz.

How to Develop Executive Presence

14. How to Develop Executive Presence

In the business world, an executive presence is respected and appreciated. Senior management should have developed executive presence. Today, we will learn how to develop an executive presence.

John Wooden: Biography & Quotes

15. John Wooden: Biography & Quotes

In this lesson we explore the life and career of John Wooden, arguably the most successful college basketball coach ever. Woden's UCLA teams won many national titles in the 1960s and 1970s.

John Wooden's Pyramid of Success

16. John Wooden's Pyramid of Success

In this lesson we'll explore the Pyramid of Success developed by the late basketball coach, John Wooden. Wooden's philosophy made him a success on and off the court.

John Wooden's Pyramid of Success: Lesson for Kids

17. John Wooden's Pyramid of Success: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, we explore John Wooden's principles for success. Organized into a pyramid, these skills and attributes can help any student hoping to get better in any area.

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