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Does leadership in an organization make a difference?

Does leadership make a difference? Why or why not? Justify your opinion with examples from your personal experience and from research on the topic. Include in your response how leaders influence organizational performance and provide an example.

Pembina Pipeline Case Study

This question relates to the case study "Pembina Pipeline Corporation", by Ken Mark and Alexandra Hurst, from 'Corporate Social Responsibility' (Ivey Management Services, 2001), on page 238-241. The questions asked are: As Patrick Walsh, what would you do next? How would you structure your media release? What other ste

Analyze a root cause that is not well defined

Locate and review literature relevant to root cause analysis and answer the questions. - How will you analyze the root cause of a problem that is not well defined? - How do you get to the root cause of problems by focusing on the symptoms?Examine the process and analyze the root cause. APA Sixth Ed. Three pages.

Deliberate Planning Questions

Please help me to address the following questions - I need some assistance formulating initial ideas. - What are some similarities and differences between crisis action planning and deliberate planning? Give an example of each type of scenario. What happens in the Course of Action (COA) Development phase of Crisis Action

MBA Experience

•Develop a reading list to explore the concepts and topics that resonated with you during your MBA experience. •What can you do now to integrate the experiences and insights you had in your MBA experience with your personal and professional development goals?

Insights on Leadership

Please provide on insights on the following questions: 1. How should a leader be addressed by subordinates? Why? 2. Should a leader socialize with subordinates? To what extent? Why? 3. What are the hallmarks of a healthy, effective, efficient team? 4. How can a leader best build and maintain a strong team?

Having Good Contingency Plans

Having a good contingency plan is always a good practice to have in your professional and personal life. You never know when a curve ball could be thrown your way and being prepared is smart especially in a leadership role. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

Having Multiple Plans

I am a firm believer in having a plan A, B and C. Individuals have asked me in the past about why don't I have enough confidence in my original plan. I guess I just am a conservative person when it comes to other people's money and time. Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

Business Questions: What to do in the case of an error?

It is good for a business to have backup plans to fall back upon when an error occurs. A second great point is to not let the person involved continue to be downhearted or disoriented from the failure but to support them and boost their morale. If this does not happen more mistakes will be made, maybe more critical ones. The err

Controlled Environments in the Medical Industry

A controlled environment can help the medical industry lower their chances of making impact-full mistakes. This is what will happen if mentality should strengthen the medical industry. Do you agree with this statement? Why or Why not?

Motivating public sector employees

This Solution discusses how to motivate employees in the public sector. Ryan and Deci's Self-Determination Theory is explained as a tool to use in motivation.

Developing Effective Healthcare Management Practices

You are the newly appointed department manager. Your department has not been performing well, and you have been investigating why. You soon realize that the firm has had no formal performance appraisal system. Supervisors that need to do a better job have not been receiving any kind of formal feedback. To correct this situati

Execution of Leadership Duties

Please assist with the following questions: 1. How watching leaders in the movie "A Few Good Men" might affect your perception or execution of your leadership duties. 2. Please assess and compare (pro or con - or do both) at least two leaders in the movie. Please also provide a relative side-by-side comparison of the lead

Individual Differences, Values, and Diversity

1. Assess the benefits of being left brained, right brained, and whole brained, and determine the type(s) of conflicts that can be presented as a result within a group. Determine the brain type that you believe to be the most successful in today's workplace. Support your position. 2. Examine the advantages and disadvantages o

Leadership Question: Allowing for Failure

Why is it significant that an organization allow for failure? What are some significant ways an organization can allow for failure and support success? Please provide a reference.

Developing a plan to enhance leadership

Drawing on the concepts of leadership, analyze an organization you know well and design a plan to present to the CEO for enhancing leadership. Kindly assist with an analysis of specific leadership strengths and weaknesses and areas needing improvement within the organization. Identify the leadership styles that are currently

Adaptive Leadership within an organization and its importance

Change within an organization is inevitable, whether it is the result of such factors as the introduction of new products and technologies, shifts in world economies, consumer demands, or today's mobile workforce. The success of an organization depends in large part on how effectively changes such as these are handled. Last week

Leadership: Productive Thinking

What is unproductive thinking? Give an example in your organization, mentioning specific failures in the thinking and how the failure may have been avoided.

Democratic Leadership

Which of the following statements about democratic leadership is false? a. It can lead to slower decisions. b. It solicits input from people familiar with particular situations. c. It emphasizes the adjustment of leadership styles to suit current business circumstances. d. It continues to gain popularity.

Self-Evaluation: Leadership in your Organization and Your Leadership Philosophy

Kindly assist with the following questions: 1. What is the role of leadership within your organization (or one that I know well)? (Give examples of excellent leadership and poor leadership and explain what makes them so). 2. What is your personal philosophy about what it means to be a leader, and how did that philosophy ev

Ethical Behaviour and Company Productivity

Identify a news article about a Fortune 500 company and its CEO that illustrates ethical behavior. Is there any evidence that his or her company's productivity (e.g., finances, market share) is related to decisions reflective of ethical leadership behavior? Identify critical decisions you believe were made that influence product

Leadership and Punishment

200 Words Minimum: Punishment has negative connotations, but there can be positive results of punishment if it is used appropriately. How should leaders administer punishment so that the results are supportive of the goals that are being pursued?

Servant Leadership Tools

Do you think managers have a responsibility to use servant leadership tools and elements to get know employees well enough to uncover and utilize talents and ideas that might otherwise be missed in the day to day interactions of business?

Relational Leadership

Consider the relationships that you have with fellow employees and leaders in your organization. Reflect on the processes that you went through in building those relationships. Consider how those relationships impact the organization and influence its success. QUESTIONS 1. Based on research from literature, what strategies

Leadership adaptability for different cultures

The original student post: As leaders work in different cultures, what aspects of their leadership must they proactively look to in order to adapt to each culture? How can they realize the needed changes?

Leadership Dealing with Specific People and Behaviors

I cannot help but wonder about situations in which the leadership, employees or group members cannot choose specific people. It is not always possible to choose just the right person to fit each group. Sometimes you need a specific person and their personality will inevitable clash with the others in the team. In such a case, wh

Leadership: Personality Traits and Characteristics

Each year, many business colleges and news organizations honor someone that they have selected as the business leader of the year. If asked, most people could easily identify someone that they believe to be a great leader. Consider whom you would select. Whether in the workplace, community, or government, this individual would e


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