Leadership And Leadership : Effective Leadership

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This chapter teaches us knowledge of how effective leadership can provide positive ways to influence others in order to accomplish goals. Managers could use trait leadership perspectives to become better leaders. As a leader, motivating your employees is key to an organizational structure.
Leadership is a process which commences by following. Skill set born with or learned. As a follower one can learn and improve in their performance to be an effective leader. According to the text, leadership influence can be located in one person or be distributed throughout the group (pg. 282).
Formal v. Informal Leadership
The difference between them both, to my understanding is, is simply that one is related to a position held by and individual (i.e., professors, ministers, politicians). Informal is a leader not needing to be in a titled or authoritative position. They just have set skills to be effective leaders and influential on others.
Leadership as Social Construction
Leadership role constructed in a social setting. Depending on the interaction in a social setting needing a leadership role.
Leadership as Identity Construction
The leadership identity construction involves the following process:
• Claiming refers.
• Granting.
These traits help to identify between leaders and followers. A model designed by DeRue and Ashford’s. FOLLOWERSHIP
In this part founded interesting how there is such an infatuation with the studies of leadership and not on followers. Especially,…
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