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Leadership & Conflict Resolution

Three Questions:
1. Speculate upon the degree in which styles of leadership have influenced public leaders during the Carter, Clinton, Bush, and Obama administrations. Support your response with two (2) examples of instances of such influence.

2. Take a position on whether personal mastery of the four (4) elements of emotional intelligence is possible, and ascertain the importance of such personal mastery to a public leader. Provide a rationale for your position.

3. Propose a plan that includes one (1) leadership theory, two (2) leadership styles, and two (2) leadership characteristics that you would use in order to motivate, communicate, and overcome opposition from staff and other stakeholders. Provide a rationale for your response.

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Styles of leadership have influenced public leaders during the Carter, Clinton, Bush, and Obama administrations, largely due to the fact that this influence can be seen from the differing manners in which each of these leaders lead their administrations as well as the nation as a whole. This is due to the fact that some of these leaders were members of different political parties than others, which made some of these leaders more conservative than others, which would similarly affect the differing leadership styles between the leaders that were members of differing political parties. An example of this would be the largely authoritarian leadership style of George W. Bush, due to the fact that this individual sought to ...

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