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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Read the article, "The On-the-Ground Reality of Women Leaders." http://www.forbes.com/sites/hbsworkingknowledge/2013/04/17/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
What do followers want from their leaders, and why is it important for a follower to view the leader realistically?
Why is followership important in the discussion of leadership?
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
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
Complete a review of the case study found here http://www.fm-kp.si/zalozba/ISSN/1581-6311/8_079-096.pdf 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
Define the concepts/skill of dialogue. Identify its importance to change leadership and achieving shared understanding.
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.
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?
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
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
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
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?
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
Many corporations are using the virtual network approach. Describe this approach in your own words. What are some advantages? What are the disadvantages?
Describe how organizational subsystems are interdependent and linked to each other. Give examples of how organizational subsystems apply to a familiar organization in formulating your response.
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.
Part 1 -Do you think men and women lead the same way or differently? Why? -What do you think are the major differences between behavioural and contingency leadership theories? -Does knowing about these theories impact your leadership style? How could you use these theories to change your leadership style? Part 2 -Think
Please read the Verizon case study in the attached document. 1. Write a one to two paragraph summary of the case. 2. The text describes competing values, using that framework as a guide describe Verizon's current organizational culture? Provide examples to support your analysis. 3. Which of the 11 ways to change an organ
Part 1: 1. Why is leadership important? 2. What are the five key elements in our leadership definition? How do the elements interrelate to form this definition? 3. Are leaders born or made, and can leadership skills be developed? 4. List and define the interpersonal managerial leadership roles. 5. List and define the i