What is the difference between “generalized cognitive ability” and “crystalized cognitive ability” based on the Skills Approach?
What are two strengths of the Path-Goal Theory of Leadership and what are two weaknesses?
What is path-goal leadership and how does it differ from others? What other theory is similar to path-goal leadership?
Why are conceptual skills (Skills Approach) least important in lower level management?
What is the overall premise of the situational theory/model?
Question 6 options:
Based on the Plachy article in week one, what is the overall message regarding leadership and management?
The Trait Theory of leadership contends that leaders are both born and made. What does this mean and what does the research suggest regarding how many of our leadership skills are innate and how many are learned?
The Skills Model of leadership outlines three “skills” needed for top management, middle management and supervisory management. Describe the three skills and explain when they are needed in the three levels of management.
What leadership approach is considered the most dominant among the styles and why?