MGMT 355 Vocab

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MGMT 355 Vocab
2012-06-26 16:18:46
MGMT 355

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  1. Self Managed Teams
    relatively autonomous teams whose members share or rotate leadership responsibilities and hold themselves mutually responsible for a set of performance goals assigned by higher management.
  2. Autocratic
    makes the decisions, tells employees what to do, and closely supervises workers.
  3. Democratic
    encourages participation in decisions, works with employees to determine what to do, and does not closely supervise employees.
  4. Attitudes
    positive or negative feelings about people, things, and issues.
  5. Ethics
    the standards of right and wrong that influence behavior.
  6. Personality
    a combination of traits that classifies an individual’s behavior.
  7. Pygmalion Effect
    proposes that leader’s attitudes toward and expectations of followers, and their treatment of them, explain and predict followers’ behavior and performance.
  8. Influencing
    the process of a leader communicating ideas, gaining acceptance of them, and motivating followers to support and implement the ideas through change.
  9. Leadership
    the influencing process of leaders and followers to achieve organizational objectives through change
  10. Levels of analysis Theory
    individual, group, and organizational.