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Chapter 8
Business Management 12
Introduction to
Leadership
Chapter 8, Stephen P. Robbins, Mary Coulter, and Nancy Langton, Fundamentals of Management, Sixth Canadian Edition
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Canada Inc.
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Early Leadership Theories
Trait Theories (1920s–30s)
–Attempted to isolate traits that
leaders possessed and non
leaders did not
–Research to identify a set of
traits that would always
differentiate leaders was
unsuccessful
Chapter 8, Stephen P. Robbins, Mary Coulter, and Nancy Langton, Fundamentals of Management, Sixth Canadian Edition
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Canada Inc.
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Early Leadership Theories cont’d..
–More recent research focused
on the leadership process (not
the person) has been more
successful
–Seven traits have been
associated with effective
leadership
Seven Traits of Leadership
Drive and ambition – High level of effort
Desire to Lead – strong desire to influence
others
Honesty and Integrity – Build trusting
relationships
Self-Confidence – Little self doubt
Intelligence
Job-Relevant Knowledge
Extraversion - Energetic and Lively
Chapter 8, Stephen P. Robbins, Mary Coulter, and Nancy Langton, Fundamentals of Management, Sixth Canadian Edition
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Canada Inc.
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Leading Change
Transactional Leadership
– Guiding or motivating followers towards
established goals by clarifying role and
task requirements
Charismatic Leadership
– Enthusiastic, self-confident leaders whose
personality and actions influence people to
behave in certain ways
Chapter 8, Stephen P. Robbins, Mary Coulter, and Nancy Langton, Fundamentals of Management, Sixth Canadian Edition
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Canada Inc.
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Leading Change contd.
Transformational Leadership
– Leaders who inspire followers to
transcend their own self-interests for the
good of the organization
– Leaders who have a profound and
extraordinary effect
on their followers
– Four factors that characterize
transformational leaders:
Individualized consideration
Intellectual stimulation
Inspirational motivation
Idealized influence
Chapter 8, Stephen P. Robbins, Mary Coulter, and Nancy Langton, Fundamentals of Management, Sixth Canadian Edition
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Canada Inc.
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Leading Change (cont’d)
– Characteristics of charismatic
leaders:
Have a vision
Can articulate that vision
Take risks to achieve that vision
Are sensitive to the environment and
to follower needs
Exhibit behaviours that are out of
the ordinary
Chapter 8, Stephen P. Robbins, Mary Coulter, and Nancy Langton, Fundamentals of Management, Sixth Canadian Edition
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Canada Inc.
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Leading Change (cont’d)
Effects of Charismatic Leadership
– Increased motivation and greater
satisfaction
– More profitable companies
– Charismatic leadership may have a
downside
After recent ethics scandals, CEOs
with less vision, and more ethical
and corporate responsibility may be
more desirable
Chapter 8, Stephen P. Robbins, Mary Coulter, and Nancy Langton, Fundamentals of Management, Sixth Canadian Edition
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Canada Inc.
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Leading Change (cont’d)
Visionary Leadership
– The ability to create and articulate a
realistic, credible, and attractive
vision of the future that improves
upon the present situation
– Visionary leaders have the ability to:
Explain the vision to others
Express the vision not just verbally
but through behaviour
Extend or apply the vision to
different leadership contexts
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Chapter 8, Stephen P. Robbins, Mary Coulter, and Nancy Langton, Fundamentals of Management, Sixth Canadian Edition
Copyright © 2011 Pearson Canada Inc.

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