Share
Explore BrainMass

Leadership Skills

US Army: Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model

Write a 3- to 4-page paper in which you analyze an organization of your choice using the Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model. Refer to the required and optional readings for this module, and any other readings which will help you in implementing organizational change. Keys to the Assignment The key aspects of this assignment

Leadership Agenda for a Global Placement

•Review the section "The Disciplined Mind" in Gardner's 2008 article, "The Five Minds for the Future," from School: Studies in Education, volume 5, issue 1/2. This leader mind has deep and solid expertise in one or more fields. It is only with this depth that a leader can approach new ideas with confidence, knowing that he or

Nadler Tushman Congruence Model: NYC Medicaid

For the Case Assignment, you will analyze the NYC Medicaid offices transformation using the Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model for organizational change. Through using this model, you will come to appreciate its ability to home in on all the key areas required to conduct organizational change, including how the key factors within a

The use of story elements in famous speeches

The elements of story can be bold or boring, factual or fiction, and may give rise to a call for action or may leave a listener uninterested and disengaged. Speeches are one form of storytelling where a listener is engaged through sight, sound, and context inherent in the power of "pull." Consider two speeches (other than Mar

McKinsey 7S Model Application to Army

Write a 3- to 4-page paper in which you analyze the U.S. Army using the McKinsey 7S Framework. Analyzing this change process and developing your thoughts about it based on the background material. The larger, more systemic the change, the better. However, substantive change within a unit, function, or division can also work. Sub

Medicaid offices in NYC

Analyze the transformation that the Medicaid offices in NYC went through in the early to mid-2000s when they were found to be "failing" and prepare a 2-3 page paper. •Analyze the case study using the McKinsey 7S model framework. •Thoroughly examine the seven key areas of the model. •Identify in which box each piece

Flow and Resonance

A good book, a thrilling movie, a well-deserved vacation, and watching championship sport games are a few examples of activities that absorb your whole being to the point that other activities and stimuli are blocked from conscious thought. Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi described these moments as "flow"optimal experiences

Models of Organizational Change and Transformation

Analyze the Medicaid Case Study using the McKinsey 7S Model and prepare a 4-5 page paper on the following questions below. 1) What limitations does the model have (if any), and how did they manifest in this particular situation? 2) What should be done to ensure that when using it they do not impact your analysis / change

Using the Team Approach: Borders Group Inc

Leadership practices in a more modern society emphasizes the importance of group dynamics rather than individual achievement. Organizations that function with teams have a common goal and work together as well as individually to achieve their goals. Unfortunately when an organization does not meet productivity goals the team mus

Healthcare Reform Related

Identify an issue currently in the news that relates to federal, state, or local reform. Analyze the social, economic, and political circumstances surrounding this instance of health care reform, and evaluate what this development might mean for your work in health care administration. Respond to: • Summarize the articl

Virtual Teams Learning Resources

Virtual Teams Al-Ani, Horspool, and Bligh (2011) described qualitative aspects of working in virtual teams, often with virtual strangers (Here we sit in our virtual classroom!), ranging from the continued importance of face-to-face communication to an entirely "virtual presence." As discussed in Week 6, a multigenerational work

International Comparison of Health System Characteristics

The World Health Organization's "Statistical Information System" is an interactive database that allows you to compare health indicators for multiple countries. Compare data from the two countries you selected with the United States. Consider the value of using standardized quantitative health measures or indicators to compare

Successful Company & Failure Company

Considering a business that failed and one that succeeded within the last 5 years what are each organization's objectives, vision, and mission? What are the indicators of the business failure and success from research, including aspects of the leadership style, communication, structure, and so forth? What are the specifi

Multi-generational Workforce

Multigenerational Workforce Leadership challenges posed by the multigenerational workforce are many. One solution may not fit all employment settings or projects within the same setting. How do you value the Boomer Generation workforce while engaging Gen Y for a successful and harmonious work environment? What does the future h

Leading Cause of Death Comparisons

Research one of the leading causes of death in the United States, comparing data from your state (Maryland) with national data and examining risk factors associated with the health problem. Websites: • CDC: Leading Causes of Death • Medical News Today: What Are the Top 10 Leading Causes of Death in the US? • Centers fo

Integration of Health Systems

Consider the ways in which two health systems are similar to and/or different from one another. Assess the business and health care-related implications of horizontal and vertical integration of your selected health systems. How does integration impact the management of your selected organizations and the patients/consumers the

McDonald's: How to Improve It and Its Competitors

As CEO of McDonald's,and based on your experience, how would you improve operations in McDonald's stores in the future? Who do you see as McDonald's biggest emerging competitor and can McDonald's improve by looking at their management strategy?

Quality of Products & Services

One author defined quality as "a zero error rate" (Suchánek, Richter & Králová, 2014, p. 330), which itself refers to the ability for a company to produce a perfect product on its first attempt. The concept of "quality" has evolved to mean far more than the integrity of a manufactured product. Please discuss the quality of p

Walt Disney Critical Issues

1.In a narrative format discuss the key facts and critical issues presented in the case. 2. What are the cultural problems that Walt Disney Company has faced in opening theme parks outside the U.S.?

Affects Leadership Employee Performance

Elaborate on the merits of trust and respect among employees and how it affects employee performance and commitment, as well as the bottom line of the organization. Provide examples of how e-leaders can build trust in followers through technology-mediated interaction. Differentiate skills that are needed by a traditional, on-sit

Inclusive Leadership Analysis

As a consultant to a leader in a United States corporation, you have been hired to lead a diverse team in the development of a global organization. The organization in planting business operations in Greece, Singapore, Germany, and Iran and will be hiring employees from these diverse nations to work along with staff from the Uni

Organizational Change Pressue

A noted organization theorist once said, "Pressure for change originates in the environment. Pressure for stability originates within the organization." Do you agree?

Understanding Culture

Do you think it is possible for an outsider to accurately discern about the underlying cultural values of an organization by analyzing symbols, ceremonies, dress, or other observable aspects of culture in comparison to an insider with several years of work experience? Select a percentage (e.g., 10%, 70%, etc.) and explain your r

Article that discusses organizational change

Research the Internet and find an article that discusses organizational change. Describe the leadership approaches or theories that you would use if you were responsible for guiding the organization in the article through its changes. Explain your reasons.This is part 6 of a six part assignment. I have worked with you on my assi

Leadership approach

In 1-2 pages Determine which leadership approach or theory you studied most closely resembles your own leadership style. Using an example from your own experience, or one in which you are familiar; explain how this leadership approach or theory resembles your style.This is part 2 of a six part assignment. I have worked with you

Women in Leadership and Social Change

Research on women in leadership is a relatively recent phenomenon. In the 1970s, researchers began looking at gender differences as they relate to leadership. Research has shown women at a slight disadvantage in male dominated areas, a slight advantage in female dominated areas, and greater use of transformational and contingent

Busting Bureaucracy: Corporate Examples

Look through several recent issues of a business magazine (Fortune, BusinessWeek, Fast Company, etc.) and find examples of 2 companies that are using approaches to busting bureaucracy. Explain the techniques that these companies are applying.