Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Describe the way the definition of “leadership” has evolved
  • Discuss varying conceptualizations of leadership
  • Explain the relationships between leadership and power, coercion, and management

Chapter Outline

Leadership Defined

Ways of Conceptualizing Leadership

Definition and Components

Leadership Described

Trait Versus Process Leadership 

Assigned Versus Emergent Leadership

Leadership and Power 

Leadership and Coercion 

Leadership and Management 

Plan of the Book