Let's all be Participative Managers John Peterson is president of JP Chemical Corporation. He is committed to continually improving the company's management through the use of modern management practices. To get new ideas, he attended a management development seminar at a local university. The seminar focused on using partici
What can a managerial team do to avoid the lack of opportunities for general manager development? What can a managerial team do to avoid insufficient time devoted to strategic thinking do to too much time being spent on operational issues?
Think of a leader you know personally or a historical (past or present) individual who you think has mastered the art of persuasion. Describe how the leader you have chosen has mastered the following elements: - An understanding of people - The effective use of words - The ability to manage conflict
In your opinion, what are the most critical areas for leadership within the organization to concentrate on in developing effective learning processes? how must organizations account for the societal aspects affecting organisational learning and knowledge?
In 500-600 words and two references original only please Sometime in your life, you may have wound up on a team that did not function correctly. On the other hand, when you work with a team that functions how a team should, the difference is very noticeable. Think of a time when you had a dysfunctional team and then anoth
Compare and contrast leading with fear or leading with love in the workplace? How can love be used positively in the workplace?
Are behaviors overlooked because management's work schedule is on overload? Is this an excuse or is it justifiable? What are your recommendations for resolution from a manager's or employee's perspective? Interpersonal relationship skills, why do some companies miss the mark? Do you think it is so difficult for some companies
Describe and discuss the new reality for leadership. How will this affect you in the future?
Manning suggests that while women tend to be hypercritical of themselves, men are often more confident of their abilities than they ought to be. Do you agree or disagree? How would you as a leader of an increasingly androgynous workforce remedy such varying self-perceptions. In other words, how would you formulate an effecti
Research about a failure within a large organization/Tyco - be specific. Describe how Organizational Behavioral theories could explain or predict the failure of this company's management (be specific in naming Organizational Behavioral theories). Compare and contrasts management failures with leadership failures that could have
1. Utilize Blanchard's Situational Leadership II on someone with whom you are familiar (it can be yourself if you choose). What is the persons development level in his/her current position? What questions should he/she ask his/her leader to prompt that person to provide the needed leadership style? How might this alter his/her
1. The Six Domains of Leadership: a new model for developing and assessing leadership qualities? 2. It consist of six types such as: - Personal=authenticity; expertise; creativity and innovation; vision; dedication; fit; personal engagement; credibility. - Relational= concern; respect; understand; fair treat
I need some help with this Masters Degree paper, specifically with respect to how it applies to REI. I understand REI's business model, but not sure what type of leadership style the senior management uses. Here is the assignment (full text in attached file): - Research the company REI (starting with Fortune Magazines "Top
The advancement of leadership and the development of leaders seem to concentrate more on training through investigation of theory or literature. According to the journal article, why is this ineffective? Evaluate the appropriateness of such a training focus. What other elements may be included to increase the self-knowledge and
If you should implement a presentation skills course into a Bachelors Degree program, what are some issues, alternatives, and recommendation for this course.
Explain the role of leadership and differences between a good manager and a good leader.
Choose an indivdual whom characterize as a visionary. http://www.usatoday.com/news/top25-influential.html -Why do you characterize them as visionary? Give specific examples. -Analyze the added value of this visionary leader brings to the organization based upon your research. -Do you think visionary leaders are needed in
Select two leaders (from the US or international) who you consider to be examples of transactional and transformational leadership. Conduct independent research on these individuals and create a profile that addresses the following: - What makes one leader transactional and the other transformational? - What added value does
Is it really true that leaders are made? Are some people just born natural leaders, they just find themselves in the role and have to step up. People like Ghandi, Martin Luther King, etc., So, what are your thoughts about the argument: "People seek out leaders unconsciously, and leaders step to the forefront almost instinc
The power that comes from being a leader can be used for evil as well as for good. When you assume the benefits of leadership, you also assume ethical burdens. But, many highly successful leaders have relied on questionable tactics to achieve their needs. These include manipulation, verbal attacks, physical intimidation, lying,
As a counter-argument to training leaders, organizations spend billions of dollars on leadership training every year. Some believe that much of this effort to train leaders is probably a waste of money; this position is based on two very basic assumptions that underlie leadership training. The first assumption is that we know
Select one out of the first ten Presidents of the USA (George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, or John Tyler) who you consider to be an outstanding example of a servant leader. Conduct independent research on this
Compare and contrast the theories of authentic leadership and servant leadership. After examining the findings within the journal article reading, how may authentic leadership bring about true and lasting performance by followers? How may elements of servant leadership also generate better follower performance? Journal Articl
Evaluate the model presented by the authors with regards to linking charisma to, first, motivation and then to transformation. Identify and analyze the mechanisms by which leaders induce positive emotional experiences, communicate vision, and motivate followers. Finally, evaluate the degree to which the leader's level of charism
Scenario: To help new managers in an organization, you have been asked to create a handbook. The handbook may include graphs, data, photographs, and other information as needed. It should be written in a report/handbook format rather than in an essay format. Each section of the handbook must include at least three references i
How can financial leadership bridge the issues of financial risk and clinical risk within healthcare organizations? Most clinical staff members do not understand financial risk beyond the clinical risks that might cost money for the organization, but there are considerable risks in managing the finances of an organization. Mo
The first step to becoming politically savvy is to develop relationships with others. No leader is a leader without followers. No one can lead an organization well if he does not have good relationships with other people inside and outside of the organization. Discuss a leader with whom you are familiar in terms of his or her re
Some of the dark personality traits include narcissism, compulsion, paranoia, codependency, and passive-aggression. People have these and other dark characteristics to varying degrees, but what is important is to understand what tendencies you have and how to deal with them effectively. This is something the great leaders can do
a) Describe one attribute or capacity of servant leadership and explain how and where you might apply this principle at work or in a community setting you are familiar with. What impact would this leadership style have on the setting? b) Evaluate the following perspective: Although servant leadership is often associated with
Complete a one-page journal of how the information within the readings in this module relate to your own leadership. Have you been involved in Groupthink? Do you consider yourself narcissistic? What can you do to overcome some of your shortfalls in your leadership? See the attached word document for relevant information.