City of Carlsbad, California: Restructuring the Public Works Department (A) 1. What is your diagnosis of the situation in the Public Works department? 2. How would you proceed from this point? 3. What interventions would you recommend and why? 4. For your preferred intervention, develop and action plan for implement
Shell as a Subject of Criticism and Controversy:This solution is based on a case study of Shell Oil Company in Nigeria, and discusses why the company has been a subject of criticism and controversy, what the company could have done differently, and advice for Shell's leadership
1. Why has Shell become the subject of criticism and controversy? 2. During its time in Nigeria, what, if anything, should Shell have done differently? 3. What advice would you give Shell's leadership going forward?
I would like to write at least 2 pages for the question below. What might be some of the consequences of a leader having a relatively small in-group and a large out-group of subordinates?
Identify one negative trait of charismatic leadership and detail how you are going to keep from aligning that trait with your Charismatic leadership style. Your score on each dimension in the test "How Charismatic am I?" will range from 4 to 20. The higher your score, the more you demonstrate charismatic leader behaviors. Whi
Using your "What's My Leadership Style" score, identify one aspect of your current leadership style that you must change in order to fit into your leadership style on your score. Use cited references to support your findings. My Scores are: Concern for People is: 10 Concern for Task is : 12 Anything 10 or higher is con
Define and describe a motivation and goal theory that a manager could use to help his or her employees to meet the objectives of the organization. 450 word essay with references
You have an employee who spends most of his time developing a side business instead of focusing on organizational work. He is long-tenured, productive and well-liked, yet you constantly find him working on his side business. What leadership style would you use to approach this employee? If he doesn't bother anyone else and is pr
Conduct research on Martha Stewart Omnimedia (MSO), focusing on the period when it was most successful (before the current crisis). What kinds of leadership patterns can you discern that would explain the earlier success of MSO? What other factors besides leadership can you attribute to MSO's earlier success? How would leade
Can you discuss the following 2 questions in APA format and cite references please? Thank you. 1) How can a leader or founder help create a strong culture in an organization? Can a leader eliminate culture? Explain. 2) What should managers of diverse work forces know about differences in values and spirituality among i
1. Pick a famous leader from the past 150 years that can also be described as a teacher. Which of the five types of teacher/leaders presented in the text do you think best describe this person's style (shaman, priest, elected leader, missionary, or mystic healer)? Provide examples to support your decision. 2. Manning and Curt
1. Manning and Curtis state that effective delegation is an important part of multiplying effectiveness in the workplace. In your own words, explain why delegation is an important tool for a leader to use. What are some of the possible effects if a leader fails to delegate responsibilities among other employees? 2. You have b
What is the difference between transformational leadership and transactional leadership? 360 word essay with reference
As a leader what would you say is the most important difference between transformational leadership and transactional leadership? How would you say transformational leadership is similar to charismatic leadership? 360 word essay with reference
Lars Larsen was your first boss at the medical center. You had problems from the outset, because of a clash of personalities. Then things got worse, and you filed a sexual-harassment complaint. The complaint was not sustained because of lack of specific facts presented by you (no contemporaneous notes), nor was there any corr
Access and view the Leadership Speech Analysis video (linked below). Use the drop-down analysis menu to view certain points about the speaker's performance. Analyze the speaker's two presentations and identify how the interest was impacted by each presentation. How did you react to each speech? In a one-page letter to the speake
CASE 01: Fox News reported on a study of Paterno's actions after he was made aware of misconduct by his employees. The excerpt notes the following findings: Again and again, the 269-page report by Freeh's group showed how Penn State officials had a "callous and shocking disregard for child victims." They lied, then lied
Study the situational leadership model (see Blanchard & Hersey, 1996). How do the needs and maturity of followers affect leaders' motivational strategies? What must leaders understand about their own basis for motivation to effectively lead and motivate others? How do variances in task and relationship characteristics impact mot
Does a manager's leadership style affect his or her communication style? If so, how? Is it possible to be an effective leader and a poor communicator? Why?
Consider the following statement: An effective leader is always in control of the group process. Is this an accurate statement? Why?
I am writing an assignment on women in leadership and I have had a difficult time locating a female leader with time to complete these interview questions. There are 15 questions. If you are a women responsible for leading a company or people I would greatly appreciate if you could respond to these questions with your experi
Think of someone you consider to be an excellent leader. What characteristics does this person possess that cause you to perceive him or her as an excellent leader?
Over 250 word essay with reference: Effective/Less Effective Leaders Leaders can come from all backgrounds, genders, and races. Identify what makes the following individuals effective (or less effective) leaders: President George W. Bush, Microsoft's Bill Gates, Senator Hillary Clinton, and entertainer Oprah Winfrey.
Given that we have such a mix of generational groups in our workplaces, how does a leader approach empowerment? Should there be differences in approach or should it be general in scope?
What is the role of emotional intelligence in individual and organizational motivational strategies for cross-cultural organizational leadership? What are the strengths and weaknesses of this motivational strategy in cross-cultural leadership? "Cross-cultural" leadership occurs both across and within geographic borders. How i
Do you believe there is a greater focus on leadership today? If so, what does this mean for the purity of management given that we tend to send managers to leadership training? How important is communicating about and engaging employees in the response efforts?
Leaders can come from all backgrounds, genders, and races. Identify what makes the following individuals effective (or less effective) leaders: President George W. Bush, Microsoft's Bill Gates, Senator Hillary Clinton, and entertainer Oprah Winfrey. 250 word essay minimum.
Discuss why effective strategic leadership is the link between strategy formulation and strategy execution.
Over 200 word essay with reference that discuss the qualities and attributes that a strong leader might possess, and include examples.
Leadership is examined as it relates to both an art and a science.
Given that emotions often play such a big part in leadership, do you think that the Triarchic Model will encompass this factor?
Are leaders born or made? Discuss this question from both points of view.