In a narrative format, discuss the key facts and critical issues presented in the case. In May of 2003, Christine Brooks faced a dilemma. She was tasked with consolidating the four branch offices she supervised. Factor in the different cultures and personalities of the offices, this would prove to be a daunting task. Christi
I am doing research on the company Patagonia and the CEO of the company Yvon Chouinard. I have never heard of the company but I've done a little research and really think the management style the founder believes in and has implemented is great and many other companies should follow. The questions I have been presented myself to
As the new top-level executive of a medium-sized corporation, you have noticed that the leadership culture in the organization has been ineffective, which has lowered employee morale. To change the leadership culture you have decided to discuss this issue with all the managers and supervisors in the organization. Prior to meetin
Lets say that your company has discovered that it must develop processes and infrastructure to keep up with its client organizations, which are already globally oriented and constantly looking for ways to compete more effectively. Your IT department is a very project-oriented organization and is increasingly partnering with the
Health care organizations continue to expand geographically and by service provision in order to achieve benefits of cost savings, reduced duplicative services, and reduced administrative staffing requirements among others. The resultant "systems of care" may be for profit or non-profit in type. Identify one of these health c
The paper has two parts. 1. Select and describe a leader you admire (Hilary Rodman-Clinton). Using leadership theories, analyze your selected leader to identify characteristics and provide specific examples of leadership qualities you think contributed to that person's success. 2. Evaluate your own leadership style (transf
Please help me with an assignment based on an analysis of some of the potential adverse influences that differences in culture and multicultural environments can have on conducting business negotiations. How should such a cultural gap be bridged or avoided?
To foster team spirit, breed optimism, promote resilience, and renew faith and confidence, leaders look on the bright side. They keep hope alive. They strengthen their constituents' belief that life's struggles will produce a more promising future. Such faith results from an intimate and supportive relationship, a relationship b
Allocating Merit Raises: Situation Small State University is located in the eastern part of the United States and has an enrollment of about 8,000 students. The College of Business has 40 full-time and more than 30 part-time faculty members. The college is divided into five departments: management, marketing, finance and accou
word count 150 Is servant leadership the best model of leadership? Why or why not?
Word count 150 The theory of servant leadership has been identified as a paradox; can a person successfully be both a servant and a leader? Why or why not?
Questions: 1. What impact do you think Brenda's tweeting will have on her leadership effectiveness? 2. What do you think of the political effectiveness of sending the same tweet to several workers? 3. What suggestions might you offer Brenda for making even more effective use of Twitter as a leadership tool? Ca
You are to read through the first 11 pages of the document referenced below (and skim through the remainder, which is about 100 pages of annotated bibliography) and consider the concept of corporate social responsibility from the stakeholder perspective. Please write a 3 - 4 page argumentative essay which argues for or again
Five page paper include references page address organizational processes and change. Using the five steps in the organizational process When considering the concept of authority in organizational management, please evaluate how authority influences and fosters change in an organization. Include an explanation for why p
There are many styles of managing conflict. Please choose the two you think are the best for managing conflict. Summarize your two choices and explain why you chose each for your current work situation. Style Types: 1.) The Win-Lose Style, 2.) The Lose-Yield Style, 3.) The Lose-Leave Style, 4.) The Compromise Style, 5.) The
Leaders begin with the end in mind by imagining what might be possible. Finding a common purpose inspires people to want to make that vision. As a leader, why do you think this is important? Simply put, to become a leader, you must be able to envision the future. The speed of change doesn't alter this fundamental truth. People
Select a recent article from current events (past 90 days) related to transformational leadership. Write a well-written, two paragraph summary of the article. Include the following: A paragraph summarizing the primary components of the article. A paragraph presenting your analysis of the article and how it is related to our
Ethics in the Workplace Discussion- definition and explanation of why managers are different than employees
I need assistance with a paper on Ethics in the Workplace. What is business ethics? In what way do the ethical responsibilities of managers differ from the ethical responsibilities of regular employees? What creates this difference?
Need some ideas on Leadership and Change at Verizon under CEO McAdam! To what extent do you think the right approach to leadership can help to facilitate large scale organizational change? Focus primarily on the major change that is taking place at Verizon under CEO McAdam. Some of the issues I need ideas on are: (a) his ne
I need help creating the following for creating charts and information demonstrating the following: 1. The first part of the project deals with reorganizing the sales department of the Southeast Region for Montage Foods. Sales Representative duties are being reorganized along customer lines (Each Sales Rep will have only one c
Article Critique of "Ten Ways to Be A Better Leader" Article Critique of "Listen To the Voice of Reason: Communication Is Key to Successful Organizational Change" Write your critiques in APA format. Identify your author and title as part of the introduction to your topic; this should not be considered a reference for the ar
Agree or Disagree: "I think managers are responsible for the failure of business firms." Please explain with specific examples. Why is the strategic control exercised by a firm's strategic leaders important for long-term competitiveness? How do strategic controls differ from financial controls?
Please original assistance In a four- to five- page paper discuss the strategic planning process. In your paper: Explain the basic steps in the planning process. Describe the steps in the decision-making process and predict how the personal attributes of the manager influence decision making. When consideri
Your manager tells you about a new department the company will be adding that is part of the company's strategic plan to enter a particular market segment. Your manager would like you to manage one of the teams in this new department. Your manager has put together the team you will be managing. Your new team consists of the memb
Read this article related to individual initiative and commitment to the job and the organization: http://www.uri.edu/research/lrc/scholl/webnotes/Commitment.htm Write a summary of the article. Include the following: - A paragraph summarizing the primary components of the article. - A paragraph presenting your analysis of
Please describe the following leadership theories for understanding: Attributional theory, Transactional (charismatic) theory, Substitutes for Leadership theory, and Emotional Intelligence theory.
Consider the article: Shea, C., Jacobs, S., Esserman, D., Bruce, K., and Weiner, B. (2014). Organizational readiness for implementing change: A psychometric assessment of a new measure. Implementation Science, 9(7). doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-9-7 Write a well-written, two paragraph summary of the article. Include the fol
Please help by discussing the following topic: When managers have specialized knowledge about a task, a person, or an organization that others value, they have the potential for expert power. Expert power may include, communication, interpersonal skills, scientific knowledge, and so on. In your own words, what is expert pow
Briefly describe one weakness of situational leadership theory. Is this concern valid? Why or why not?