Please assist in answering the following four questions after reading the article: "Leadership in Complex Organizations" by Russ Marion and Mary Uhl-Bien. 1. What is the main purpose of the article? 2. What key concepts guide the author(s)' reasoning? 3. What are the assumptions underlying the author(s)' reasoning? 4
Voted as the most innovative company for three consecutive years during 2006-2008 and voted as America's number 1 most Admired Company (McGregor, 2008), Apples faces a major challenge to continue growth at this level. Describe two factors you think Apple should consider as the company develops long-term strategy for growth.
Analyze what has changed over the past several decades and what has stayed the same in leadership within organizations. Argue a position as to whether or not the meaning of leadership has changed significantly. Examine the contingency thinking approach and determine whether it is necessary to the study of successful leadershi
How would you define leadership and management in a nonprofit organizaton with specific examples. In using those examples how would you say that those examples would play a role in the success of an NPO. What would you say would be ways that no matter what role that you play in an NPO would display leadership.
From your experience consulting within a management group of Lowe's home improvement store. What evidence is there that this group has experienced the Groupthink phenomenon? How did the group react? What did the leader do? If there is no evidence of Groupthink, under what circumstances could it occur? How do you suppose team lea
Focus on an issue that is facing your community. If you live in a very small community and cannot think of anything, focus on an issue of a nearby city. Describe the issue, giving the reader a brief background. Next, determine the role of leadership and intergovernmental relationships. How do you think leadership and/or gover
What strategies might you employ to maximize the team's chances for success in business given the unique challenges that your team faces? List and explain four strategies that enable you to lead your team successfully in India.
Why are some of the characteristics of a leader in the future different from those of leaders today? What are some characteristics that leaders will always need, both today and in the future? Why are they important to maintain?
How are leadership competencies acquired during a development plan or program? How might these leadership competencies be applied in the health care workplace as a reflection of current and future workplace needs?
What is the role of a leader in planning and preparing for the future of the health care industry? How do management and leadership theories and styles differ, including how the leadership model may be applied to management theories at different levels within the organization, from entry to advanced?
1) Do you think it is appropriate for a leader to spend time developing a team's emotional intelligence (EI)? 2) Why or why not? 3) What would be the advantages/disadvantages? 4) Discuss specific circumstances/influences/parameters that may impact a leader's decision to spend time fostering the development of EI.
Given the importance of highly functioning self-managed teams, what leadership style best supports high functioning interdependent team behavior? Based on your readings, what things do you think leaders need to do, demonstrate, or embody in order to support this type of self-management?
1. How do leaders use communication to influence and persuade others? Think of someone you have known who is skilled in the art of persuasion. What makes this person an effective communicator? 2. Does the Johari Window seem like a good framework for leaders who want to create better communications among team members? Can you
After watching the Ethical Leadership: Why Should We Care About Value Leadership? video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueI-_ZeuJ7s 1). assess why positive attitudes are essential for leaders. 2). In addition, share how the filters of value system impact the attitude of an ethical leader. 3). Lastly, why is l
Search appropriate scholarly sources and locate examples of case studies where leaders have faced problems maintaining change and buckled under pressure. Why do organizations have problems following up with change after successful implementation? Suggest ways to handle these challenges and ways to motivate people within the orga
Write an overview on one of the major approaches to studying leadership. Include the strengths and weaknesses of your chosen leadership approach. Provide an example in which this leadership approach was used in an organization.
Based on the movie "Lincoln" by Steven Spielberg: -Using specific examples from the movie to illustrate your responses, describe how President Lincoln demonstrated his technical, human, and conceptual skills. Did Lincoln appear to rely on some type(s) of skills more than others? Explain and be sure to use specific examples fr
I not only have trouble with power point I have no idea where to start with this assignment. I am including a description of what the assignment consists of. 4 - 6 slides with speaker notes of 200 - 250 words per slide (excluding Title and Reference slides) Details: Leaders face many hurdles when leading in multiple co
A. The Management textbook describes three different types of leadership theories: early, contingency, and contemporary. Which of these leadership theories is the most complementary with your view of leadership and its place in management? B. How can an understanding of organizational behavior help a manager improve employee
Describe how the solution-focused learning (SFL) process of diagnosis, research, solution, implementation, and evaluation is of professional value to individuals within the context of Leading Innovation and Change. Give an example.
1. Do you think that men and women lead the same or differently? 2. Are men or women more ethical and socially responsible leaders? 3. Would you prefer to have a man or a women for a boss? 4. Is it ethical and socially responsible to say that one gender makes better leaders? 5. Should global companies appoint wom
To serve as leader/co-leaders for entertainment portion such as Chinese Spring13 Festival at any campus in the state to develop and execute a plan for the overall leadership experience. Requirements - Brief explanation of what the benefits are from getting involved in such an event for leadership experience and why you cho
How can you ensure that your plan and approach for Lowe's home improvement won't end up as bogus empowerment (Ciulla, 1996)? - Compare the features of your plan against the characteristics of bogus empowerment vs. genuine empowerment to show how your plan incorporates the features of genuine empowerment rather than bogus emp
Identify the following (relating to implementing servant leadership within your organization): (a) Stakeholders who would be advocates or supporters (b) Potential challenges or obstacles and how you would overcome them.
1. Explain how you might go about implementing servant leadership within your organization or within a specific part of the organization if you were the leader. Word count 500.
Explain how implementing servant leadership would impact the ability of the organization to realize its vision and accomplish its goals.
Examine Lowe's home improvement store for communication failures. Three different approaches to change are presented. List the specific failures you looked for and what you found Include evidence that the communication has failed Explain how the theory and readings helped you accomplish this task Address how you might rep
Why is leadership so important and sought after in the 21st century? And how is leadership linked to organisational leadership? Can we measure leadership and if so how do we do it?
1. What does it mean to lead for performance? 2. Compile a concise and thorough leadership mission, which describes your leadership approach and how you plan to provide leadership as a public administrator. 3. What is the purpose of moral leadership from a public administrator? 4. The reading assignment for this unit
Describe how servant leadership can be applied to your organization.