Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Tags:
Leadership, Leadership Types, Oss0212, Sociology
License:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Text/HTML

Education Standards (1)

Describe leadership types

Module Overview

OER Text Material

Social Groups

Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World, 6.2.2. This section discusses Instrumental and expressive leadership; and authoritarian leadership, democratic, and laissez-faire leadership.

Section 1: Supplementary Material (Videos and Reading)

Social Groups: Crash Course Sociology (Video)

Summary: How do the groups that you're part of affect you? How do you, in turn, affect those groups? Today we are talking about how people in society come together with a look at social groups. We’ll look at what social groups are, the different kinds of groups that exist, group dynamics, leadership, conformity, networks and more!

“The Power of the Situation” (Video)

Discovering Psychology, v.19. Narrated by Phillip Zimbardo, this video begins by contextualizing this area of social psychology in efforts to understand the atrocities of WWII. The video reviews how leadership styles as influencing relationships between group members. It covers Asch’s, Milgram’s and Zimbardo’s experiments using original footage and photographs of these experiments.  

“What is Autocratic Leadership? How Procedures can Improve Efficiency” on St Thomas University

This source goes in-depth into autocratic leadership, providing examples of historic autocratic leaders and debating pros and cons of this form of leadership (Updated June 01, 2018).