The Modern View of Atomic Structure; Atomic Weights (Sections)
One way in which Earth’s evolution as a planet can be understood is by measuring the amounts of certain isotopes in rocks. One quantity recently measured is the ratio of 129Xe to 130Xe in some minerals. In what way do these two isotopes differ from one another? In what respects are they the same?
● Transformational leaders ○ They engage the full person of a follower ○ They inspire followers to show higher motivation level and organizational commitment ○ They motivate employees to attain mutual goals Important leadership traits 1. basic intelligence 2. clear and strong values 3. high level of personal energy Factors associated with the trait theory of leadership -Height, attractiveness, intelligence, self-reliance, and creativity ***Effectiveness depends upon physical and psychological characteristics*** Trait theory The trait theory of leadership says that distinctive physical and psychological characteristics explain the effectiveness of a leader. These traits could be height, appearance, intelligence, self-reliance and creativity of the individual. Genetics plays a huge role in trait theory, where traits can be passed down from generation to generation. In our book it says Sir Francis Galton, one for the earliest leadership theorists, was the first to mention the trait approach to leadership. Traits are a huge factor in how we perceive leaders and traits effect leadership effectiveness. The books use’s Steve Jobs as an example for trait theory because he was a born leader. Behavior Theory In 1939, A study of leadership behavior conducted at the University of Iowa by Kurt Lewin and his associates. They studied behavior signs of three leadership styles: autocratic, democratic, and laissez-faire. The autocratic style is where there is a tight control of group activities and decisions were ma