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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


Gilmore, D., (2002). Achieving transportation excellence. World Trade, Troy Companies across every industry segment are striving to become supply chain management (SCM) leaders. SCM leaders achieve this status by reducing cycle times and operating costs, increasing supply chain velocity, and enhancing top line revenue growth

Servant Leadership Discussion

Let's assume that a servant leader is more in middle class management and the executive leadership does not embrace servant leadership. How much impact can the servant leader have?

Servant Leadership's Impact on Results

Conduct research on the topic of impact of servant leadership on results. Find two articles or references that report research that demonstrated the impact of servant leadership on results. Identify the search terms you used to find your two articles or references. Describe the impacts realized. Provide 2 references.

Leadership Question: Character Building

Some state that character is acquired over time from experiences in our external environment. What parts of our lives, in your opinion, do you feel are most important for character building? Do you think our character changes over time with the more external experiences we have?

Business Leadership Discussion

Business leaders must step forward and be part of the solution by volunteering greater disclosure and accepting responsibilities. Otherwise we will be treated as the source of the problem. A true leader has the ability to give meaning to a crisis event and turn it into an opportunity for growth. Do you agree?

Leadership Development: Responsibilities as a Leader

Can someone, please help me with the assignment listed below as I am having difficulties in incorporating it together. Thank you in advance for your help. As you continue to develop in your career, you will find that your responsibilities as a leader will increase. You will be tasked with many different jobs, such as managin

Strengths and weakness of charismatic leaders

There are many different styles of leadership, often as unique as the individuals who embody them. One of the styles presented this week is charismatic leadership. Charisma, considered a personal attribute of the leader, is usually associated with individuals who lead through the force of their personality and possess the abilit

Using leadership styles to progress from a manager to a leader

As someone progresses up the corporate or business ladder, how would one use their primary leadership style of Facilitating, Coaching, Delegating, Directing (as well as the other styles) to move from being a manager in charge of day-to-day operations to becomming a leader? Use specific examples of the skills and behaviors that

Leadership Theories: The Evolution of Context

A key element for effective leadership is recognizing that leadership is embedded in context. Effective leaders are skilled at reading the contexts in which they operate and knowing how to effectively engage with this context. Despite this, the role of context has been largely ignored in leadership theory and research. Unless th

Appropriate Leadership Style in the Workplace

Joe Evans stops at Mandy Simms's desk. He hands Mandy a Manila envelope and says, "This is the raw data we've gathered for the report on Product X. You and I have discussed this report before and you know what a mess it is, but after the fine job you did on the Product V series I'm convinced you can pull this thing together. Why