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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

Apple Inc: Leadership Style

Research a company, then answer the following questions. Which of the classical leadership styles exemplifies this company? What is the added value of this leadership style? What impact does this leadership style have on the organization's overall image? Contrast this leadership style with United Airlines,

Effective leadership and collaboration in organizations

Hesburgh is cited as having stated that "wherever it (leadership) exists, moral flourishes, people pull together toward common goals, spirits soar, order is maintained, not as an end in itself, but as a means to move forward together." Please choose one aspect of this statement and discuss in detail how it may or not be true. B

A Leader's Road to Innovation

Innovation is a mechanism for organizational development. Visionaries and entrepreneurs may endure challenges when introducing new concepts, however, future innovators can reap the rewards of success as long as hard work, longevity, and dedication are the primary mode of operation.

The importance of emotional intelligence in organizational leadership

Explain why it is important to develop personal and social competence through emotional intelligence. Apply one or more of these competencies to a situation in regards to the U.S. Navy. Briefly explain the situation and describe how the competency applies to the Navy. List any and all references used.

Leadership and Philosophy

1. You have been selected to take command of a unit with a mission similar to the one you are currently in. You are in a meeting with the Commander and he makes the following statement: Tell me what your leadership philosophy is for this organization? How did you come to that philosophy? What traits and leadership characteristi

Decision Making, Moral Leadership

The principal objective of this course has been to get you comfortable in identifying moral problems in the workplace, analyzing them within a framework defined by a relevant ethical theory, and providing a clear and compelling judgment or recommendation. But beyond that intellectual enterprise lies the reality that the workpla

Good Leadership

Discuss each of the following characteristics as they relate to quality leadership: - Balanced commitment - Positive role model - Communication skills - Positive influence - Persuasiveness Analyze and explain which of these characteristics will be the most difficult to achieve for good leadership. Support your rationale

Need help finding an article for a Leadership class.

Help required in finding an article that relates to the following chapter attached. Class instructions: 1. Find an article that has been published (within the last four months) in 2014 that relates to the chapter assigned during class. 2. On one page (four paragraphs maximum), write a summation to include the follow


How can leadership distinguish a motivational problem from factors that affect an individual's performance? Question 4 Should health care providers/leaders always tell the truth to their patients/clients even if the truth may cause pain or distress? Question 5 To encourage teamwork and a culture of excellence, a new

Vroom-Yetton-Jago Decision Tree

The Vroom-Yetton-Jago Decision Tree is a powerful tool for analyzing the characteristics of a decision situation. However, it does have limitations. What are the strengths and weakness of the VYJ Tree? What are its limitations? Are there any decision factors that are not considered in the model?

GROUPTHINK: Creating the Decision Environment

Describe the symptoms of Groupthink and explain what techniques discussed in the source provided will address each one of them and how. If a symptom would not be addressed by any of the techniques, suggest another way the decision environment can be managed to reduce the chances of that symptom developing. Consensus seeking

Sources of Power

How has the gun industry prevailed against additional strengthened gun control laws? Provide thoughts on analyzing the issue from a power perspective. What can leaders learn from how the power dynamics are played out in this arena? Roig-Franzia, M. (2009.). A Battle of Goliaths: Michael Bloomberg and His Gun Control Group Ta

Understanding Foreign Employee Expectations

Do you think that multinational managers must understand subordinate expectations in order to lead effectively? For a country with high power distance, which leadership style would you recommend? Why?

Asian Business Culture

Conduct research on a national culture you feel comfortable with. Explain the leadership traits and behaviors you think may negatively impact organizational effectiveness in multinational companies.

What Makes a Transformational Leader?

Why you think that transformational leaders are similar regardless of cultural background or are there different types of transformational leaders for each cultural group?

Teambuilding project coaching

Imagine that you are a leadership teamwork consultant. The new manager of a company has hired you to create a new theme for the company's teamwork training. You will be working with nine (9) other team members. Your client, the new manager, has always coached individual members of a team in the past, but now the manager has

Leadership Development in Organizations

I need some help explaining what is the major reason behind leadership development for managers in organizations? Are there any problems you see with this reason and/or model?

Rationality in Decision Making and Mental Models

I am struggling with understanding the mental model. When I read the material it just confuses me and I am really having a hard time understanding it. Can you explain to me what the mental model is? Here is a link to the material I had to read: http://www.tcd.ie/Psychology/other/Ruth_Byrne/mental_models/theory.html For this

Leadership, Management, and Communication of Technical Projects

Lets say that Your company's IT department experiences a great deal of conflict in connection with its projects. There is a constant tension between finding new resources for important new projects and maintaining support resources to meet the operational needs of the existing systems. Can you discuss the following: •How c

Group Culture Discussion

Person opinion on these questions. A slew of research points to the fact that performance is significantly reduced in an individualistic culture in work team assignments. What is responsible for this? How should multinational managers address this phenomenon?

Personal Opinion on Dirty Tricks

Personal opinion on why dirty tricks might be unavoidable in cross-cultural negotiation. What are examples of dirty tricks? How are they inappropriate in international negotiation, and how should negotiators avoid them?

Difference between a high- and a low-context language

Need a personal opinion explaining the difference between a high- and a low-context language? What kinds of problems do you think that an individual from a low-context language may experience when negotiating with people from a high-context language?

Ethical Considerations

Each person comes from a different sociocultural background even if the backgrounds are similar. As such, each person brings a separate set of beliefs and values that are reflected in his or her ethics. Organizations operate in much the same manner; each organization has various environmental influences that shape beliefs, value