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Ch 10: PLACE Business Education: Management and Leadership

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Preparing for the PLACE Business Education exam is easy when you use these lessons to manage your study time. Watch short videos and take the multiple-choice quizzes to review task- and people-oriented leadership styles, levels of management or any other leadership topic covered in your teacher education program.

PLACE Business Education: Management and Leadership - Chapter Summary

Take another look at leadership styles and the roles of leaders within an organization to prepare for PLACE Business Education test questions on this managerial function. Topics of instruction include:

  • Differences between management and leadership
  • Task- and people-oriented leadership
  • The Blake Mouton managerial grid
  • Types of positional power
  • Referent and expert power
  • Top-level management functions
  • Transformational and transactional leaders
  • The servant leader
  • Participative and authoritarian leaders
  • The laissez-faire leader
  • Situational and bureaucratic leaders
  • Charismatic leaders

Each of these concepts is covered over the course of a short video lesson lasting less than ten minutes each. Watch as many at a time as you'd like, and use the video tabs to skip ahead or go back to the topics you need to review. You'll also find multiple-choice quizzes for when you're ready to test your understanding of the lesson and chapter material.

PLACE Business Education: Management and Leadership Objectives

If you plan on teaching business education in Colorado, you'll need to pass the PLACE Business Education exam in order to qualify for licensure. Test content is divided among five main content domains. It's in the business management and communication section where you'll find multiple-choice questions addressing topics covered in this chapter, such as leadership principles and the responsibilities associated with low-, middle- and high-level managers.

17 Lessons in Chapter 10: PLACE Business Education: Management and Leadership
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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.

Leadership Orientation: Task-Oriented & People-Oriented

4. 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 Blake Mouton Managerial Grid: Five Leadership Styles

5. 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.

Positional Power: Legitimate, Coercive & Reward Power

6. 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

7. 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.

Top-Level Management: Definition, Functions & Responsibilities

8. Top-Level Management: Definition, Functions & Responsibilities

What kind of managerial skills are necessary for meeting the challenges of running an organization or large department? Learn more about how top-level managers need conceptual skills, human relations skills, and technical skills to be successful.

The Transformational Leader

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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.

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