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    Please help clearly defining the Management theories below and I also need help also including a change matrix for the British Airways.

    The leadership role is imperative for the success of the business operations to obtained premium brand identity and brand equity with their customers. Thus, the objective is developing a strong leadership team that fosters a method toward making decisions and resolving issues that brings forth a positive productive outcome (Budhoo & Spurgeon, 2012). Within the Airlines Industry, the complexities in managing operations varied greatly because of regions that depend on their targeted consumer travelers. In the case with British Airways, the leadership role has to demonstrate a diversified approach to dealing with competition, internal operation conflicts, resources, and pricing index to succeed. The following sections entail a leadership framework matrix and three leadership theories.

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    Leadership Framework Matrix of the British Airways
    The management team at British Airways demonstrates a consistency in a high performance business model by building internal and external partnerships to sustain a strong consumer market share within the marketplace. Thus, the leadership decision-making model was based on research and comprises to ensure the best arrangement of agreements serves entities. For instance, according to British Airways (2013), the new strategy of Compete 2012 deals with changing the organization focus to leaner operations with distinctive high-performing culture based on an agile structure. The main points with framing the true concepts of the Leadership Framework concerning British Airways or any similar organization by the chosen business model (theories of strategy of approach) striving to adapt to the current market is a primary focus. The ability to reassess is critical operations proficiencies from an internal aspect are in redesigning the leadership response to the targeted audience and competitive situation for sustain dominance within the market. In the case of British Airlines, the strategies by leadership are on a method of an increasing customer focus and the governance through an agile structure for providing a restructuring all avenues of resources.

    The key points to identifying the leadership framework matrix role are as follows:
    1. The need to promote a new changed plan of actions for the operations both internally and externally for optimum performance increases the bottom line (for instance, the more exceptional talent employed at the airline, the higher customer service can generate an increase of brand identity and brand equity). In doing so the profitability increases that sustains market changes that can hit the airline company greatly if productivity and quality suffers due to poor leadership during a crisis situation.

    2. The leadership is using a better governance and management model that outlines a type of structure (agile approach, streamline) that applies strategic decisions (For instance, the leadership parameter is set within the framework of achieving ambitious environmental targets and sustaining/securing key suppliers for streamline cost-effective measures).

    By thinking of the leadership framework matrix as the set model to operating is based on core factors, as indicated above in the two examples. With the selected airline company, the recent leadership decisions to hone on internal operations are to promote growth on a leaner platform by presenting a well structure roadmap to increase proficiency (Ali, 2012).

    Leadership Theories
    In deciding which leadership theories suffice for an airline company, such as British Airways, the focus should reflect previous and propose future decision strategies. In the previous section honing on the British Airways new commitment to presenting a Complete 2012 initiative, the suggested three types of leadership theories comes to mind for sufficient implementation (Parris & Peachey, 2013).

    Contingency Theories
    The aim in contingency theories highlights the variety of variables in relation to the environment that impose a significant style of leadership based on the situation with a particular style of resolution (Battilana & Casciaro, 2012). Thus, the aim is to fostering a way of leadership that can obtain a way that both infuses a leaner operation and therefore out performs the competitors. In relaying the contingency theories within a matrix the identifies the situation accurately to apply the necessary contingency decision appropriately (higher gas prices impacts tickets costs, thus, the need for more strategic alliances to offset the cost or lack of profitability).
    The role of contingency theories of the leadership focuses on the best and sufficient way to address the situation with a variety of plans of actions and back up plans. The defining fact is in having several contingencies that warrant a high profitability to reaching desired goals from a leadership style to the degree of the situation and available resources such as the following:

    1. The current defined situation that leadership must make to sustain British Airways business continuity.
    2. How the decision factor by the British Airways leadership team will improve or possibly delay a positive resolution.

    Situational Theories
    The ways that situational theories operate within an organization such as the British Airways, the changes of situations increases as the current market deters from the norm. Thus, the situational theories propose that leaders choose what is available to a best course of action of strategy, depending on the variety of situations that can occur (Kim & Grunig, 2011). With a large company, such as British Airways the objective is flexibility to changing internal protocols as the current market detects. Basically, the role of situational theories is matching up the situation with knowledgeable and experienced member of a group, as in, a demographic style management or even an authoritarian style if deemed warranted.

    Management Theories
    The main concept to remember in outlining a matrix on Management Theories entails the method in managing the organization and group performance (Verbeke & Tung, 2013). In the example provided with British Airways, the new strategy to implement the Complete 2012 provides a similar concept approach that infuses group performance to reaching operation proficiency. In doing so, the customer service level and productivity improves for reaching the targeted projected goals in a successful well thought out strategy.

    The communication model is vital within management theories for leadership to decipher the new business strategy objectives by communicating the expectations on performance.

    Within the British Airways the main components of management theories are
    1. The role of supervision mainly focuses on the organization structure framework to secure the output of productivity from their employees (British Airways new agile structure).
    2. Transactional theories fit within the mainframe of management theories is for leadership to utilize motivational incentives with team building programs, thus, empowering employees to excel in assigned duties.
    3. At times, management theories impose stricter requirements for what is determines meeting projections - that could lead in employees experiencing reprimand.

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    The leadership theories selected are productive depending on the organizational behavioral style, mission and vision of operations within the targeted industry. In the case study of British Airways, the organization aims to serving their customers and employees with excellence and integrity (BritishAirways.com 2013). Thus, the objective is to outlining the opportunities that can arise with a large corporation as British Airways aiming to effectively compete within the marketplace of air travel. The findings indicate the internal operations are just as challenging at British Airways as competing with other airlines for increasing their targeted consumer share for dominance brand equity.

    Let's take a look at British Airways available leadership theories for possible implementation to address any internal operations issues or external challenges:

    1. Contingency Theories - Try and think of a contingency as a "back up" plan when the first strategy falls through to what was initially expected to rendering the desired business outcome, i.e. sustaining the human capital levels of ...

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    The solution examines matrix tables for the British Airways.