L G B T   C a m p u s   O r g a n i z i n g
date in order to exercise leadership, to
Task Functions/Roles
take initiative, and to make decisions.
M 
Preparing an agenda;
Many groups are realizing that having "a
leader" doesn t work well for them.
M
Recommending goals or objectives;
Everyone else may withdraw and expect
"the leader" to do it all.  There is too
M
Framing key questions or defining
much pressure and responsibility for one
problems;
person to handle so leaders get burned 
out.  What is the alternative to one bur 
M  
Problem solving and offering solu 
dened leader or no leadership?  Shared
tions;
leadership or group centered leadership
are useful leadership models.  According
M  
Providing and clarifying information;
to these models, leadership is seen as a
set of functions or roles that can be ful 
M  
Moving the group to act or make
filled by anyone in the group (the more
decisions;
the merrier) rather than a personality trait
of one individual.  These functions can
M  
Keeping track of decisions and infor 
also be rotated over time.  
mation;
In general there are two major types of
M  
Offering opinions and asking for oth 
functions or roles which must be fulfilled
ers  opinions;
in order for a group to function well.
These are task and maintenance func 
M  
Summarizing and offering conclu 
tions/roles.  The task functions relate to
sions;
the content of your group s work, while
the maintenance functions relate to the
M  
Elaborating by giving examples or
process of your group s work.  Task lead 
explaining; and
ership is the kind of leadership that gets
tasks accomplished.  Maintenance leader 
M
Asking questions to gain relevant
ship is the kind that attends to the emo 
information.
tional well being of the individual mem 
bers and the group as a whole.  Task lead 
Maintenance Functions/Roles
ership can get things done, but may alien 
ate people in the process.  Both func 
M
Welcoming and introducing people;
tions/roles are essential for every group
and must be in balance.
M
Actively listening to others' ideas,
paraphrasing other speakers;
The ability to perform both task and
maintenance functions is not hereditary;
M
Making sure discussions are inclu 
it is learned.  A good leader can assume
sive;
many of these functions, and most impor 
tantly, can tell which function is neces 
M
Facilitating communication by
sary in each situation.
encouraging quiet or shy people to
speak up or making process sugges 
tions;
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M
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