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This chapter helps students review the concepts in a unit on power and management in leadership chapter of a standard college leadership course. Topics covered include:
- The role of leaders in their organizations
- The difference between leadership and management
- Distinguishing among power, leadership, authority and influence
- Leading as a function of management
- Positional and personal power
- Kanter and Korda
- Dependency as a type of power
- Seven influence tactics in organizational behavior
- Distinguishing legitimate from illegitimate political behavior
- How emotional intelligence is used in leadership
- The meaning of management by objective
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. In this lesson, we discuss emotional intelligence and how it relates to leadership.
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.
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