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Components of Feedback

I think one of he biggest obstacles of leadership, which is getting a group of diverse individuals working together to work toward a common goal. If I was the leader, I would begin building trust with the team by doing some form of team exercise. Through this exercise, I can find out the strengths/weakness of each team member in

Candor, Energy, and Optimism

Part one: Discussion: Candor, Energy, Optimism. Question 1: Discuss how leaders set the tone through their candor, energy and optimism. Question 2: Give examples of leading with candor from your experience or observations. Question 3: Share experiences where energy and optimism set the tone to energize a team. Question 4: R

Jack Welch Becoming a Leader

Part one: Discussion: Making Tough Decisions. Consider your experiences in building a team by discussing the following: Question 1: Give examples of tough people decisions and share your own experiences. Question 2: What are some benefits of letting people know where they stand? Question 3: How can you both give an

Leadership styles, traits, and applications

1. Imagine that a small-town school system has appointed a new, but experienced, superintendent of schools. The school system is experiencing serious problems: worsening grades, budget cuts, increased vandalism, and low morale among the teachers. Suggest one (1) theory, two (2) styles and two (2) leadership characteristics that

Leadership Theories: Effectiveness, Change, and Safety

1. Select four leadership theories (Path-goal, leader-member exchange, contingency and situational theory) 2. Compare and contrast these theories using the following questions as a guideline: -Effectiveness. How does it serve its purpose and help leaders achieve desired results? -Organizational change. In which way do the

Secular Views of Leadership

In the secular approach to leadership, there is an inherent belief that hard work will get you to the top and guarantee success. Think of a time in your professional life when this has proven to be true. What were the circumstances? How much influence did you have on the outcome? How do your responses compare to the views of ser

Uncovering Leadership Styles

Write an analysis of the Sheri McCoy's leadership style and the impact of that style on the organization that includes the following: 1. An analysis of the leadership style of your selected leader, according to an existing leadership style theory. 2. An analysis of the health of that leader's organization, based upon media

Ethnocentrism and Values-based Leadership

1) Discuss ethnocentrism and its effect on an organization. 2) Describe values-based leadership. Be sure to discuss the factors that contribute to a leader's ethical stance.

Pursuing an MBA Degree

I landed my first internship as an insurance claims analyst. I am pursuing a bachelor's degree in business and would like to become a manager/leader within my organization. I have an assignment to write an 800 word essay about why I want to pursue an MBA degree/how an MBA degree would be beneficial in my career goals. I am a sop

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 emotio

Characteristics of a Good Leader

Learning about leadership in organizations. Based on my limited experience in the workforce, I have several questions about leadership and change implementation. Below are a few of the questions at this time. This will allow me to better understand. What makes a great leader and what are the qualities needed? How does a l

Business Writing with a Winning Attitude

Directions: In a new Word doc (for online students) or on paper, rewrite the following sentences to incorporate the you attitude. A Example: I am pleased to inform you that you won a prize. Revised: Congratulations! You have won a prize. 1. We received your shipment of modems yesterday. 2. I need you to confirm thes

Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation

An employee feels that he/she has been discriminated against on the basis of sexual orientation. What, if any, law is available to protect the employee against such discriminatory animus? Can Title VII be utilized for protection? Should Title VII be amended to specifically include protection against discrimination based on sexua

Diversity and Equality in the Workplace for Women

Read the article, "The On-the-Ground Reality of Women Leaders." Based on the content of this article and your personal experiences answer the following questions: -what do believe are the major challenges facing diversity

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)

On May 21, 2008, the United States implemented the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), which protects citizens against discrimination in healthcare and employment based upon their genetic makeup. This is a new frontier in employment protection. Based upon your review of the GINA Web site, post a message to the Disc

Management and Leadership Assessment at Blue Sky

Writers, please reply if you are able to assist. Thank you Using the attached document, please share your critical analysis on the bullet areas below. Your views, interpretation, and opinions on leadership, management, change, culture are fine; references are okay. Subject: Management and Leadership Assessment - Intro

Successful and Fast Change Management: Case Study

Complete a review of the case study found here that includes the following information: 1) A description of the research 2) An analysis of the criteria and methods used to effectively lead change 3) A discussion on characteristics and personal traits that are impo

Organizational leadership examples

Please help with the following problem: Synthesize three examples of how an organizational leader can contribute to society through his or her leadership role in their organization. Answer with about 300 words, and include about two references and in-text citations.

Differences between Leaders and Managers

If managers are satisfied when things go smoothly, and leaders are dissatisfied when things do not change for the better. How should the leaders interact with the managers to have them follow and implement the core element (the change) of their leadership?

Corporate Governance Interaction with Internal & External Bodies

Agency theory implies corporate governance and business ethics, as it helps to regulate and harmonize relations between all the components within and outside the firm. Would you assert that the regulations along with the new corporate governance guidelines can be seen as qualitative factors for change in industries growth in the

Personal Leadership Brand Resources

Using your results from the Personal Leadership Brand interactive media piece: - List your five most important attributes and your five least important attributes. - Explain the grounds upon which you based your decisions about your personal leadership brand. - Provide the rationale for your top five list and clarify why you

Leading for the Future: Background Reasearch

The Leading for the Future assignment provides the opportunity to analyze scholarly articles relevant to leadership concerns for the future. • Use the library to search for journal articles in the following journals: Leader to Leader, Leadership Quarterly, or Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies. • Locate two art

Steps in purchasing a vehicle and BATNA

Analyze the purchase of an automobile and discuss that purchase in terms of the decision-analytic approach. What was your BATNA(Best ALTERNATIVE TO a negotiated agreement) and how did that come into play?

Marshall Metro High School

1. Read the case study titled "School Officials from Marshall Metro High School Attempt to Motivate Students & Teachers to Achieve Higher Performance" and write a one to two paragraph summary of the case. 2. Which needs contained in Maslow, Alderfer, and McClelland's theories are likely to motivate teachers to higher levels o

Virtual Network Approach

Many corporations are using the virtual network approach. Describe this approach in your own words. What are some advantages? What are the disadvantages?

Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct

What is the difference between a Code of Ethics and a Code of Conduct? How would you create a Code of Ethics for an organization? Use key terms in our text to support your answer.