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Zappos.com Leadership and culture

Determined what type of leader would be best suited for Zappos.com. Thoroughly supported your position. Thoroughly determined what the change in culture would need to be in response to this situation.

Alan Mulally: type of leadership style

Explain why Alan Mulally was an effective and ethical leader? Give examples and relate to leadership theory. Which leadership style did he exercise? What things can be learned from his leadership that will help you within your own organization?

Leadership Styles and Developing Leadership Skills

How would you describe your own leadership style? In which situations is this style most beneficial? How did you come to adopt this leadership style? How has it helped or hindered you as a leader, and what do you hope to develop in terms of leadership skills?

Case Study: End Point Security Gets Complicated

Please see the attached case summary to complete the following: Summarize the most important elements of the "Wyoming Medical Center, Los Angeles County and Raymond James: End Point Security Gets Complicated" case in your own words. Identify what concepts presented in the case may be an issue or an area to address for other

Technologies with Large Impact on Business

DB #5 - Which technologies do you think will have the biggest impact on the business community? This response should be a minimum of 125 words and contain properly formatted research to support your opinion.

Voice Recognition Software & Productivity

DB #4 - How might speech recognition software influence corporate productivity? What is speech recognition software? Based on research, discuss how this might influence corporate productivity. Give examples. This response should be a minimum of 125 words and contain properly formatted research to support your opinion. This

An Action Plan for Passing Enrolled Agent Exam

Please develop a strategy for the following action plan: Action Plan Goal: Pass Enrolled Agent Exam Objective: Investigate the requirements for sitting for the exam Strategy: Research IRS website for information regarding test Objective: Order study materials Strategy: Call IRS to order study materials Objective:

Leadership Skills in Nursing

Describe a leader you have worked with that has shown compassion to you or a coworker. What were the circumstances? How was this leader moved by the situation? Explain the benefits of provision in servant leadership over the secular view of power. Relate this back to the nursing field.

The Department of Defense: Enlisting Open Source Applications

Please read the attached file and complete the following: 1. Summarize the case from the perspective of a company looking to do business with the DoD and their ability to use open source interfaces. 2. Analyze the use of open source software and compare and contrast it with platforms such as Windows and/or Apple's OS's. Why

Documentary Review: "The Corporation"

1) Watch the documentary, "The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power" is a Canadian documentary by Joel Bakan. Focusing on US corporations, the film traces their evolution "from a legal entity that originated as a government-chartered institution meant to affect specific public functions, to the rise of the m

Leadership challenges, strategies, and actions

1. Compare and contrast two to three (2-3) challenges of public leadership for elementary principals, secondary principles, and college presidents. Provide two to three (2-3) examples of such public leadership challenges. 2. Determine two (2) critical elements a public leader faces to achieve overall success in any agency. Prov

Team Conflict Mediation Techniques

Choose one of the team conflict mediation techniques (negotiation, role clarification, or start-stop-continue), and describe how you would use this technique to diffuse a team conflict situation.

Starwood Hotel: Leadership

From the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) in Dubai, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced it will open 35 hotels in the Middle East in the next three years, expanding its portfolio to over 80 hotels. Starwood will open seven new hotels in the Middle East this year, in both established and

Servant leader paradigm

Describe a time in your professional life when you felt used and manipulated. What were the circumstances? Did you feel valued by the leader? Explain how the issue of purpose, in the servant-leader paradigm, could have yielded a more beneficial outcome for the leader and yourself.

Efficiency and effectiveness

You are the department head and operational leader of an ambulatory health clinic that is a subsidiary of a large health system. The CEO of your health organization comes to your office and states that she is not happy with the efficiency of the new ambulatory clinic she does not believe that the new clinic is being effective. S

Leadership and Conflict Solutions

Two Questions: 1. Recommend a distributive, servant, or other leadership theory that a public leader could apply in order to resolve conflicts and implement change while working with external stakeholders. Conclude if your selected leadership theory holds true if it is applied to the Department of Defense, the United Way, or t

Leadership roles and conflict solution

Two Questions: 1. Examine the significant manner in which power struggles, bargaining, and conflict avoidance with medical staff may complicate the ability of a public leader to carry out the role and improve operations within a hospital. Propose two (2) styles that a public leader may take in order to mitigate such issues. In

Leadership and conflict solution

Defining The Public Leader (for Question 1) Leadership Theories (for Question 2) Leadership Styles (for Question 3) Explain in (4-5) pg : Determine two (2) leadership theories and two (2) leadership styles that support the definition of a public leader. Provide a rationale for your response. Assess the effectiveness of

Outsourcing Hospitals

Suggestions? You are the president of a multi hospital system that is growing at a rapid pace. There are strains on resources, and pressures to find new ways to achieve an economic scale in operations. In a meeting with the staff, a suggestion was made to look overseas for two services the system normally did internally. Th

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