Glossary
Chapter 1
behavioral leadership theories attempt to explain distinctive styles used by effective leaders, or to define the nature of their work.
contingency leadership theories attempt to explain the appropriate leadership style based on the leader, followers, and situation.
decision-making skills are based on the ability to conceptualize situations and select alternatives to solve problems and take advantage of opportunities.
decisional leadership roles include entrepreneur, disturbance-handler, resource allocator, and negotiator.
evidence-based management (EBM) means that decisions and organizational practices are based on the best available scientific evidence.
Influencing is the process of a leader communicating ideas, gaining acceptance of them, and motivating followers to support and implement the ideas through change.
informational leadership roles include monitor, disseminator, and spokesperson.
integrative leadership theories attempt to combine the trait, behavioral, and contingency theories to explain successful, influencing leader–follower relationships.
interpersonal leadership roles include figurehead, leader, and liaison.
interpersonal skills involves the ability to understand, communicate, and work well with individuals and groups through developing effective relationships
Leadership is the influencing process of leaders and followers to achieve organizational objectives through change.
leadership paradigm is a shared mindset that represents a fundamental way of thinking about, perceiving, studying, researching, and understanding leadership.
leadership theory classifications include trait, behavioral, contingency, and integrative.
leadership trait theories attempt to explain distinctive characteristics accounting for leadership effectiveness.
levels of analysis of leadership theory are individual, group, and organizational.
management to the leadership theory paradigm shift from the older autocratic management style to the newer participative leadership style of management
managerial role categories are interpersonal, informational, and decisional.
technical skills involve the ability to use methods and techniques to perform a task.