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    What do the competency, behavioral, and transformational leadership theories have in common?

    All of them have been rejected by OB scholars as poor representations of effective leadership.
    All of them generally assume a 'one best way' (universal) approach to leadership.
    All of them explicitly consider the relevance of emotional intelligence in leadership.
    All of them explicitly describe leadership in terms of the leader's power over subordinates.
    All of them are contingency approaches to leadership.

    Organizations operating in diverse environments should:

    adopt a functional structure.
    centralize so that more decisions are made by top management alone.
    develop a set of formal rules and regulations specifically addressing what employees should do about that diversity.

    adopt a divisional structure aligned with that diversity.
    do none of these things.

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    You are asking two questions and I will begin my response with the second that Diversity. I am basing my response on a report from The FCC's Federal Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age published in June, 2004. Under a section of this report where the role of the CEO in promoting diversity was discussed you will recognize that eighteen companies were studied in which twelve of ...

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    The competency, behavioral and transformational leadership theories are given. The relevance of emotional intelligence in leadership are given.