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Leadership: Time Frame for Models

Why do you think some of the leadership models that were developed 20 to 30 years ago are not appropriate for today? Why are some of the models that were developed during that time frame still appropriate for today?

Procter & Gamble Leadership

Previously, you were asked to conduct an analysis of either Procter & Gamble or Intuitive Surgical. After reviewing both cases, you made a preliminary determination as to which company you plan to use. In your post, conduct an initial analysis of your chosen company (Procter & Gamble: see attachments): 1.What is your initial

Fiedler's Contingency Theory of Leadership

(1) Can you describe a "task oriented" leader according to Fiedler and explain what situations this type of leader would be most effective? (2) In analyzing the interaction between task oriented leadership and situational characteristics associated within an organization, can you explain the impact of this interaction on the

Discussing Leadership Behavior

Would you please give a description of the predominant leadership behavior in an organization and the related follower outcomes. And are these outcomes positive or negative and why?

Path-Goal Theory and Normative Decision Theory

- Analyze your current (or desired) employer to determine the likely characteristics of the most successful leader within that organization. Explain how the characteristics you choose would be most appropriate for the organizational environment. - Compare and contrast Path-Goal Theory and Normative Decision Theory with a focus

Kouzes and Posner leadership model

This is a summary in PowerPoint presentation format with notes of the five fundamental practices in Kouzes & Posner's leadership model showing their adaptability and continued relevance to today's environment using several companies including Starbucks, Southwest Airlines, Perot Systems, Healthways, Inc., and Sunmark Federal Cre

Trust - A Key Leadership Ingredient

I would like assistance in answering the 4 Discussion Question at the end of the attached case study. Two to three short paragraphs per question is sufficient. File attached

Lojeski's Virtual Distance Leadership Model

This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included. Write a 1,250-1,500-word paper that addresses the structure of organizations with a focus on virtual distance. 1. Explain how leaders can use structure to s

Culture, Communication, Leadership Styles, and Trust

Imagine you are a management consultant. You have been hired by BP Oil company to analyze their communications and leadership. You have been asked to submit a final report to the executive team with your findings including the following: 1. A description of the company's communication structure and identify ways that cultu

short answersPartnership for Lebanon and Cisco Systems

Review the Partnership for Lebanon and Cisco Systems The project manager for the Partnership for Lebanon (PFL) and Cisco Systems' regional director of corporate affairs for the Middle East and Africa met three years after PFL was first initiated. Their meeting revolved primarily around the challenge of sustainability and what

Charismatic Leadership: Speeches

Good Evening, I have 3 questions that I would like to ask. I am working on a project and I am attempting to re-educate myself. It's a combination of incorporating leadership and history. I have attached an article/speech that goes back in history. Can you provide a synopsis of the speech and the issue(s) that you feel are ad

Describing the DNA of Innovators

Analyze factors in the global environment that influence what leaders do in leading innovative organizations. Assess competitive factors in the 21st century that influence strategic decisions and innovation leadership. Hitt, Haynes, and Serpa (2010) made a compelling argument for what will be required of leaders in the futur

What it Means to be a Leader of Innovation

Hey Cheron. :) This post is relatively similar. It essentially has the same topic, but different question. - Evaluate behaviors that encourage and support innovation. Share your initial understanding of innovation and what it means to be a leader of innovation. Do you currently see yourself as an innovator? Why or why n

Leading Innovation Contemporary Models

•Analyze contemporary leadership models and practices from the perspective of innovation in a global environment. •Assess what leaders of innovation do to shape organizational culture and processes.

Leading Edge Acquisition Strategy

How should an organization decide on how "leading edge" it should be in its IT acquisition strategy? Acquiring cutting edge IT might give it a competitive advantage, but at greater risk because the IT is cutting edge. On the other hand, the use of well-tested, mature IT that is also being used by many others reduces the risk, bu

Challenging a Leader

Consider the statements "The best way to challenge a leader is to attack its strengths" and "The best way to attack a leader is to avoid a head-on assault and to adopt a flanking strategy." Take a stand and justify one statement, supporting it with examples.

Managers vs. Leaders in Global Expansion

Differentiate management's role from leadership's role in deciding the most appropriate area for global expansion. As the chief information officer, how would you meld the two roles?

Global Expansion - Process/Leadership Model

Models are used to explain current situations. Better models provide a level of predictability as factors change. When deciding on a course of global expansion, would you focus first on a process model or a leadership model? Explain your answer.

Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership

Read Martin Luther King's letter from Birmingham Jail at: http://www.bu.edu/irsd/Ec326_2004/material_2004/Letter%20from%20Birmingham%20Jail.htm Analyze the leadership and oratory styles of Martin Luther King Jr. through the lense of ethos, logos, and pathos, and compare his styles to your own Provide at least three exam

Manager's and Leaders

Please help with the following problem: What are some other examples of how a manager and a leader approach the same task in different ways? Please provide a reference as well. Make it short please, thank you.

Leadership Analysis of CEOs

For this module project it is required that you have an investigation and provide an analysis of the leadership style and effectiveness of the Nissan's and Semco's CEOs. This should include a brief history, their approach to leadership on leading the organization, themselves and others, also their traits, skills, style and appro

Actions of Behaviors of Leaders and Managers

What actions and behaviors of leaders and managers in corporations could influence the market value and price of stocks? In reflecting on the creation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to increase accountability through new mandatory standards, what are some possible explanations as to why unethical conduct occurs in financial manage

Self-Awareness in Leaders

Analyse the findings of this week's journal article with regard to the shortcomings associated with contemporary leadership programmes. What recommendations do the authors provide for overcoming these drawbacks and how would this help to create better self-awareness in leaders? See the following article for reference: Allio

Leaders in Art and Entertainment

Please help with the following question: Do we measure leaders in art and entertainment with the same standards as organizational leaders in the sense that we expect them to behave ethically and be authentic and trusted? Or could the musical legacy be segregated from the leader as a person?

Responsive Corporate Leadership

1. What impact do vision, values, and getting to value added have in achieving an edge on corporate citizenship? What are the underpinning themes of citizenship and systems thinking? Provide examples and research to support your thinking. 2. MANAGERS OF THE GRAY ZONE DECEPTIVE APPEARANCES In this way Ukraine and other f

Leadership Self-Development

I need to come up with a leadership development plan for myself. I am a retail manager in a multi-national corporation. It has to be related to my career and needs to be effective in self-awareness, growth, cultural intelligence and non-linear systems thinking.

Leadership Report: Building a New Plan

Act as the Council members and provide important leadership considerations for the mayor in preparing to implement the water sustainability plan. In building a stakeholder power base, consider stakeholders in the city government. Identify the key stakeholders in the government, and address how the following may affect their supp