So this will onhly be effective if you are able to do it in the first place. Like say exercise is considered a good stress relief but lets be honest the thought of that might be a the cause of more stress to most right thinking peeps. Effective mangaging of staff and job roles. This should of without saying but its most often not the case. Treating workers like a number and not an indivual can have people being given roles and tasks unsuited to
(Ex. Groups of young people will often do stupid things that they later bitterly regret). 9) Great Person Theory: The idea that certain key personality traits make a person a good leader, regardless of the situation 10) Transactional Leaders: Leaders who set clear, short-tem, goals and reward people who meet them 11) Contingent Theory of Leadership: The idea that leadership effectiveness depends both on how task-oriented or relationship-oriented the leader is and on the amount of control and influence the leader has over the group 12) Task-Oriented Leader: A leader who is concerned more with getting the job done than the workers’ feelings and relationships 13) Relationship-Oriented Leader: A leader who is concerned primarily with workers’ feelings and relationships 14) Social Dilemma: A conflict in which the most beneficial action for an individual will, if chosen by most people, have harmful effects on
An assertive or democratic leader is one in which the decision-making abilities are shared with the group and other members are comfortable that they are able to contribute and be listened to. The ‘LMDC’ describes that democratic leadership is effective when the leader needs the group to buy into a decision, plan or goal or perhaps bring fresh ideas to the table, however can be at a disadvantage as this style involves little or no responsibility in
Depending on where you are, or who you are with, will determine the expected and acceptable behavior. People behave differently in the presence of others. Two examples of behaviors influenced by social settings might be aggression and drug use. Both of these behaviors might be seen as acceptable or non acceptable depending on the social situation. Both are behaviors that people frequently change based on their current social environment.
The process used to arrive at decisions may be unstructured or structured. The nature and composition of groups, their size, demographic makeup, structure, and purpose, all affect their functioning to some degree. The external contingencies faced by groups (time pressure and conflicting goals) impact the development and effectiveness of decision-making groups as well. In organizations many decisions of consequence are made after some form of group decision-making process is undertaken (Morgan 1996). However, groups are not the only form of collective work arrangement.
Social Influences on Behavior By: Sara Tinker PSY-300 November 28, 2011 Dan Erickson Social psychology, a combination of psychology and sociology, is the study of the influence on individual behavior brought by the actual, imaginary, or implied presence of others (Gergen & Gergen, 2011). Such influence can alter or enhance one’s own beliefs and actions. Humans are inheritably social creatures often seeking others to fill the need to be loved or praised and in some cases to be different or seek motivation. The need and existence of these emotions and feelings can create positive or negative behavioral changes. Such behaviors can be seen every day in athletic events or in political topics such as homo-sexuality.
Influencing Factors The art of management is to get a diverse group of individuals to use their intelligence, skills and abilities to achieve organizational goals. That is a polite way of saying the job of management is to control the actions of others for the purpose of achieving another’s objectives. The problem is people do not like to be controlled or oppressed. Nobody seems to like a dictator. The most effective leaders seem to possess the ability to persuade others to cooperate and collaborate rather than dictate behavior.
“In social situations behavior adjusts to facilitate the area around a person. There are influences on social behavior but there is also the persons actions and whether or not these actions are socially acceptable behavior or not". There have been so many studies done on human social behavior, because there are many various behaviors and even more influences, such as genetic, environmental, religious, cultural, financial, educational, the list goes on and on. "Social psychology is the scientific study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others “ said American psychologist, Gordon Allport, . (Gupta, unknown) When people draw conclusions about behaviors they give it attributions."
S/he will just tell the team or individuals what s/he wants to be done, when to do it and even how to do it without consultation from the team members. If you are short of time this might be the best way to get your employees motivated. People see this style of leadership as the wrong way of motivating individuals and leaders using this style can appear bossy. Some also argue that this style of leadership must be used sparingly and the best way of motivating your team would be to use the democratic style. • Democratic This leadership style is used when the leader wants to involve the team members in the decision making process.