TRAIT THEORY

• What Type of Person Makes a Good Leader? • Leader posses certain key personality traits which identify them as natural leaders. • Leaders are born, not made. • People inherit certain qualities and traits that make them better suited to leadership.

• People can learn to become leaders through teaching and observation. not born.BEHAVIORAL THEORY • What Does a Good Leader Do? • “ The style approach to leadership” • It focuses on the behavior of the leader and what leaders do and how they act. . • A leader behavior is the best predictor of his leadership influences • Leaders are made.

SITUATIONAL THEORY • Situational theory propose that leaders choose the best course of action based upon situational variables. • Instead of using just one style. . successful leaders should change their leadership styles based on the maturity of the people they're leading and the details of the task.

Leaders "sell" their message to get the team on board. but there's more communication with followers. and how to do it.LEADERSHIP STYLES • Telling (S1) – Leaders tell their people exactly what to do. . • Selling (S2) – Leaders still provide information and direction.

The leader works with the team. • Delegating (S4) – Leaders pass most of the responsibility onto the follower or group. The leaders still monitor progress.LEADERSHIP STYLES • Participating (S3) – Leaders focus more on the relationship and less on direction. . and shares decisionmaking responsibilities. but they're less involved in decisions.

• Management style is strongly influenced by your beliefs and assumptions about what motivates members of your team .MOTIVATIONAL THEORY • Motivation is whatever influences our choices and creates direction. and persistence in our behavior. intensity.

and this encourages an authoritarian style of management. .THEORY X • Theory X assumes that employees are naturally unmotivated and dislike working.

THEORY Y • Theory Y expounds a participative style of management that is de-centralized. are selfmotivated and creative. . It assumes that employees are happy to work. and enjoy working with greater responsibility.

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