Explore BrainMass

Leadership Skills

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.

Leadership Styles: Gender, Behaviour, and Contingency Theories

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

Verizon Case Study: Organizational Culture and Shareholders

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

Leadership and Motivation Case Study Questions

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

The Importance of Flexible Management in Correctional Facilities

What are the different management styles that a manager can use? What does it mean to have a flexible management style, and what is the importance of maintaining this flexible management style when working in a correctional facility? Please provide references for further reading.

Delegative, Autocratic, and Democratic Leaders

Please help with the following problem: I need help with identifying three organizations where leaders have gained power by using leadership theories explaining why those leadership theories gave rise to success within the organizations.

The Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model

In the Background Information section of Module 3, the Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model cites four Input categories: Environment (factors external to the organization) Resources (factors internal to the organization) Organizational history (persistent traditions) Strategy (goals, objectives and strategic initiatives) Ple

Paradoxical Thinking

Please give a detailed response to each question. 1. Provide an example of a company that demonstrates paradoxical thinking? 2. Can one learn paradoxical thinking and discuss the reason why? 3. Paradoxical thinking is one of eight skil

Comparison of business leadership: Michael Dell and Andrews Grove

For this assignment, read the two chapters listed in the Books and Resources section (Krames,J. A. (2003) Chapters 2 & 5). Each chapter relates to a successful, innovative business professional. You will be asked to discuss their journeys as practitioners and their contributions. Prepare a brief, 2-3 page paper in which you comp

Case Study: S. K. Ko, Managing Director of Motorola

Case Study S. K. Ko was appointed Managing Director of Motorola's Penang, Malaysia, facility in 1990. S. K. was the first native Malaysian to occupy the Managing Director position in Penang. Up until her appointment, Motorola Penang had four Managing Directors all of whom were Americans on expatriate assignment. Prior to joinin

Katrina: A tale of two leaders

Please read the following articles. 1. David D. Kirkpatrick and Scott Shane, "Ex-FEMA Chief Tells of Frustration and Chaos,"New York Times, September 15, 2005. 2. "A Military General's Leadership Lessons" (Q & A with General Russel Honor

Re-organizational structrue

Our consulting firm has been hired by a small company to prepare a research paper aligned with their plans for a global expansion. The business has been successful for the past ten years with steady growth. However, the company believes that creating additional layers of management would increase performance. The company's idea

Key Factors In The Negotiations Process

3 phases of Negotiations (Discussion; Making and accepting proposals; and closing the deal), in the process. 1. Do we need to follow them in sequence, or can we be flexible between them? 2. Can we return to and reopen a previous phase? Please explain your answer.

SWOT Analysis for a Leading Auto Company

Leading Auto Company was established in 1920. From its founding days, the company has built its reputation on producing quality vehicles at an affordable price. The company currently employs 20,000 staff members worldwide. In the past, Leading Auto Company's staff turnover rate was at 40%. The company implemented a staff devel