Learning Objectives

After studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

6.1: Define leadership, and explain the difference between being a manager and being a leader.
6.2: Describe how the trait approach differs from other theories of leadership.
6.3: Explain the difference between initiating structure and consideration.
6.4: Demonstrate the role of leaders in the motivation process using path–goal theory (PGT).
6.5: Illustrate the leader–member exchange (LMX) model with an example.
6.6: Explain why trust is important and how to repair it.
6.7: Compare and contrast the elements of transactional and transformational leadership.
6.8: Illustrate the role of morality in ethical, servant, and authentic leadership.