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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

Examining Qualities of Visionary Leadership

I desperately need help. I truly do not know what I'm doing. I have attached 2 articles that I think will be ok for this assignment. Article Critique Utilize the Columbia Southern University Online Library or another online academic database, such as Alabama Virtual Library or University Library, and select two peer-reviewe

Executive Director Responsibilities and Fundraising

Can someone please provide some assistance with this question. It's for a graduate MBA course. It needs to be between 500 and 600 words. Explain how the Executive Director can help the board fulfill its responsibility for fundraising? Thank you in advance for your help. I wish I could afford alot of credits but because I post of

Justify hiring a Professional Fundraiser

Can someone please provide me some assistance with this question. It is for a graduate level MBA course. It needs to be between 300 to 325 words. If you are an Executive Director, how do you justify to your board of directors your request to hire a professional fundraiser? Assume the organization does not have that position now.

principle based ethics

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which hit the greater New York area in November 2012, the news was full of examples of price gouging—gasoline for $4 per gallon, a loaf of bread for $7, double rates for motel rooms, and on and on. This is a frequent response by retailers in the wake of natural disasters. The retailers invo

Values of a good leader

Select 10 most important values from the following list, and then rank-order those 10 from the most important and 1 to least important. Howa person's approach to leadership might be influenced by having different "highest priority" values. The values are: Achievement, Activity, Advancement, Adventure, Aesthetics, affiliation,

Social Media Technology: Pros and Cons

I am looking for a recommendation in the business world on the adoption of an online social technological tool and its content. (Videos, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn.....etc.) Your management has asked you to make a recommendation on their adoption of an online social technological tool and content. Describe your work

Task vs Relationship Leadership

There have been many studies completed on the different styles of leadership. One of the most important ones focused on if a leader is "task focused" or "relationship focused." For this SLP, you will complete a short survey and then will analyze your results. Required Reading Refer to the required and optional readings on

Power and Ethics in Organization

Share an example (good or bad) of how power and ethics were mixed in an organization. How do ethics impact power? Does power necessarily erode ethics? Compare and contrast your personal experiences.

Toxic Leadership Discussion

Please answer the following two questions to be used as a tutorial for my ethics class 1. If I am perceived to be an ethical leader, am I an ethical leader? Why or why not? What happens when perception and reality are not congruent? 2. How are ethics and leadership related? Can a toxic leader be an ethical leader? Why or

Leadership is Art and Science

I need help with what type of information or style I should use to write this: 'Leadership is both an art and a science. Explain in detail.'

Challenges inhibiting entreprenuers

What are some (3) challenges of being an entrepreneur, and how do you strategize to overcome them? What are the (3) coordination methods for organizational integration. Give examples Summarize management skills/practices to manage a company globally.

Project Management Leadership: Situation Analysis

When we talk about groups within any organization, do you think leaders should be assigned before a project begins or should leaders emerge once the project is underway? Are there +'s and/or -'s to this approach? why or why not? Also, is there a specific type of group that uses this approach? If so, why or why not?

Leadershiip Training and Gender Roles

Can you explain why you might decide to play to the stereotypes of how women and men may tend to lead, instead of training them all the same. Is there a reason for this? In your experience do you feel this dichotomy really does exist? Why or why not?

Informal and Formal Leadership

Can you explain why peers are more willing to collaborate with each other when there is trust? Is this something you have observed or is there a source which supports your idea? In terms of the "greater formal status" of the leader, what happens if the leader is not one with the formal status, but an informal leader? Does this m

Incremental Changes in Perspective

The Eames film shows incremental changes in perspective as the camera moves in or out by a factor of 10. How does this metaphor apply to the dynamics within an organization for which you work or with which you are familiar? As you change perspective moving up or down the organizational structure, how does the "view" change? At w

Types of leadership style

Identify the type of leadership style that you are most personally comfortable along with the name of a leader that typifies this style. How would the leadership style you most closely respond to affect organizational behavior in a large food manufacturing company like Nabisco with hundreds of employees?

Successfully Managing in a Foreign Country

Your company has just hired your foreign friend to work in a middle-management position. Since you have lived in the United States for many years, your friend believes that you understand job coaching for a traditional American company. She wants to work with you and has many questions—some of which concern the manner in which

Nissan Motor Case Analysis

Help me understand Nissan motors from this perspective. How would you describe the context into which Carlos Ghosn was thrown when he was recruited in 1999 to turn around Nissan? How would you describe Ghosn's leadership style? How would you measure Ghosn's approach to leading change? How effective was he? To what extent

Leadership Theory Taxonomy Paper Outline

Give an outline for a paper that explains in detail each theory listed in the taxonomy of leadership by synthesizing multiple scholarly references and examples. Include: - Five peer-reviewed scholarly resources - Specific examples of two of the four theories drawn from personal experiences or scholarly literature