• Leadership Theories And Analysis
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    What is leadership? Leadership is "the behaviour of an individual when he is directing the activities of a group towards a shared goal." (Hemphill and Coons, 1957, p. 7) A leader is interpreted as someone who sets direction in an effort and influences people to follow that direction. How they set that direction and influence people depends on a variety of factors. To really comprehend the "territory" of leadership, one should briefly scan some of the major theories, notice various styles of lead...
  • Leadership Style Churchill Hitler
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    Leadership Definition There are lots of definitions and interpretations for the term LEADERSHIP. One is "A relationship through which one person influences the behaviour or actions of other people" (Mullins, L. J. 2002, Management and Organisational Behaviour, 6 th Edition, FT Publishing, p 904). Another popular definition would be, "the process of influencing an organization or groups within an organization in its efforts towards achieving a goal" (Johnson, Scholes & Whittington, 2005, Explorin...
  • Vroom And Yetton's Normative Decision Theory
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    Without getting into a long discussion about what leadership is, (although it is a topic that can be discussed for a long time) it is sufficient to state that for the purpose of this paper, "leadership" will be considered "the art of influencing and motivating others in the manner chosen by the leader" (Vroom). Using such a broad definition it is rather easy to assume that the effective leadership may depend on the leader, as well as on his followers, the situation, or any combination of the sta...
  • Transformational Leader Leadership Research 1992
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    An Analysis Of "Transformational Leadership And Than Analysis Of "Transformational Leadership And The Performance Of Research And Development Project Groups' An Analysis of "Transformational Leadership and the Performance of Research and Development Project Groups' "Transformational Leadership and the Performance of Research and Development Project Groups' is a technical analysis of the use of transformational leadership in a research and development (R&D) environment. Transformational leadershi...