Leadership Chapter 4 Skills for Personal and Family Living
Objectives • Explain the roles of leaders and followers. • Demonstrate the qualities of effective team members. • Identify the types of leadership.
Terms to Know • Team – group of people organized around a common goal. • Leader – a person who influences the behavior of others • Follower – a person who supports a group by helping put goals into action.
Qualities of Effective Team Members • Put the interest of the team first. • Always emphasize “we” instead of “me” • Keep open minds and are willing to discuss ALL ideas. • Pay close attention when others speak.
Types of Leaders • Autocratic • Demands the cooperation of others • Has full control of the group • Stresses meeting goals • Democratic • Members vote on what to do • Members encouraged to participate • Stresses the needs and wishes of individuals • Laissez-faire • Members do whatever they want • Leaders play down roles in group • Leaders serve as a resource to the group • May not reach goals
Activity • What Type of Leader are You? • Student Activity Guide • Activity A Page 29-30
Functions of Leaders • Set an example • Motivate followers • Intrinsic motivation comes from within • Extrinsic motivation comes from the environment • Guide planning • Brainstorming is a group problem-solving method where individuals offer all ideas that come to mind • Use tact • What to do/say to avoid offending others • Give recognition • Promote cultural diversity
Mini Quiz • True or False. A strong leader always performs as a leader, never as a follower. • A force that gives people a reason to take action is ______.
Think Pair Share Square Activity • Leaders Involve Others • Use Page 127 Handout to complete. • Divide up into pairs by: • Row 1 and 2, • Row 3 and 4, • Row 5, 6 and 7 • With your partner brainstorm how leaders can involve others. • When finished find another set of partners and share again.
Activity • How Do I Rate as a Leader? • Evaluate your leadership skills • Use Page128 Handout to complete on your own. • Be honest with yourself as you answer these questions.
Leader vs Follower • Complete Page 119 – 120 on your own. • We will discuss responses as a class.
Resources • Microsoft Office ClipArt • Skills for Personal and Family Living Student Activity Guide • Skills for Personal and Family Living Worksheets