This week I am focusing my efforts on trying to describe some contemporary leadership training practices. I am seeking some additional perspective on what organizations need to do to develop better and more effective leaders too? If I can get a few examples of organizations that are selecting, training, and assessing their leade
1. Observe two leaders conduct an event. Compare and contrast goal articulation, talent utilization, group norms, cohesiveness, and general tone. 2.Analyze how the leader contributes to norms, tone, and the possible relationship to group outcomes. Describe and assess one's own tone-setting style. 3. Provide some insigh
1. Explain how Madam C.J. Walker made a contribution to their community or society and how this contribution embodies servant leadership. 2. Propose the impact that Madam C.J. Walker contributions have had on the organization to various organization stakeholders (e.g., customers, employees, the public, etc).
An organizational culture is often formed through the many different people that make up the company. These diverse traits may be your race, ethnicity, gender, age, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, ability, etc. Take some time to think about your own cultural background (black) and how this can add to your work culture
Human relations within an organization are essential to performance and operations. Discuss in detail the non rational models of X, Y, and Z as well as how they relate to human relations in an organization. 395 word essay with reference
Understanding the implications of emotional intelligence is vital to being a successful leader. If a manager lacked maturity in "EI" and reacted to negative news at work by yelling, screaming and throwing objects - it is unlikely their subordinates would have any respect for them. This solution provides "real world" examples of EI and how it impacts one's ability to lead.
The student question submitted was: What are the implications of emotional intelligence for leaders? Explain your answer using personal examples. In about 300 words, this solution discusses how leaders lead by example - whether they want to or not, and regardless if they are aware of this dynamic or not. Understanding emot
I am writing out a 500 word (references not included) response in relation to the article - "Leadership and culture in Mexico"(Jon P Howell et al, 2007 Journal of World Business) I am attempting to identify and describe some of the general elements that were measured by the GLOBE study related to the article. I need assistenc
Critique the article "The Nine Dilemmas Leaders Face." Begin with an introduction that defines the subject of the critique and a point of view. Defend the point of view by raising specific issues or aspects of an argument. Conclude the critique by summarizing the argument and re-emphasizing an opinion. 1. Identify and expl
Successful public policies often hinge upon the ability of talented leaders to develop, promote, and execute those public policies. In a two-page paper, discuss which leadership traits you feel are the most important in the creation of sound public policies. Some questions to consider are: does a leader's educational background
Dear OTA, I would like to ask for assistance with the following problem. The leaders are Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama. 1. I am researching two leaders and want to describe the factors that make these leaders strategic. 2. Analyze and identify the commonalities in terms of these leaders' personalities, communication s
(a). Based on the LMX Theory and Table 8.1 "Phases in Leadership Making" found on page 166 of the Leadership pdf, what phase best describes Sir Ernest Shackleton's relationship with his men? Explain your answer. (b). As a follower, share your LMX 7 Questionnaire score and define the quality of your leader-member exchange as
The analysis and evaluation of these leadership examples must be based on the concepts of business leadership management. Can you help me with the following task? You can select two leaders and go from there. The format of the task is to be as follows: 1. Analysis and evaluation of Leader #1 2. Analysis and evaluation o
Here we will briefly analyze small business management from the aspect of cost leadership.
How does a leader find the courage to step through fear and confusion to act, despite the risks involved?
Looking back across your employment to date, take a moment to reflect back on someone whom you consider to be an effective leader. What style of leadership did this individual possess? What were some of the attributes that assisted them in their role as leader? Was there anything they could have done to improve their leadership
A relationship-oriented leader manages a restaurant and is in a very unfavorable situation. He or she must lead and improve the favorability of the situation so that it becomes moderately favorable. What would he or she do?
1. Create a group of four standards that you will use to evaluate leadership models. For example, one standard might be: It has been shown to lead to improved performance. Use these standards to evaluate three models of contemporary leadership (include servant leadership as one of these three models). 2. Identify the aspect
Your supervisor has been reading about self-leadership and is intrigued by the concept and wants to know more about it. Discuss how she can encourage self-leadership and which conditions would encourage self-leadership to be more likely to occur.
In your opinion, what are the key differences between leadership and management?
Design a set of best practices for the leadership of cross-cultural, virtual teams. Consider the following questions in your design: What are the challenges posed by cultural diversity among team members? Pay particular attention to the ways in which cross-cultural teams are unique. How important is an understanding of the
I could use a few ideas in the topic of the causes and consequences of failure in leadership, as well as the lessons that can be learned from such incidents, for a paper I am writing. Any references you can also provide would be appreciated.
Keeping employees motivated is essential to ensuring job performance is at its best. Employees are motivated in different ways; with some simply needing a "kudos" from their manager, while others are motivated by monetary incentives. The solution provides several examples of how employees may be motivated. The second part of this solution addresses what makes a leader successful. The solution is over 400 words.
The specific case study questions asked by the student were: 1. Determine how you would keep your employees motivated to do the best job they could. Provide specific examples to support your response. 2. Determine the key elements of leadership you would need to be successful in your business venture. Explain your rationale.
What do you think about leadership failure? Include definition, causes, consequences and lessons learned.
Research the background of Facebook's CEO and include the following information in a power point presentation: Introduction: The CEO's name and a little about his personal background including his education and major professional experiences before assuming this current position. Abilities, traits, and experiences that ha
Word count 150 for each question. 1. Why does Ken Blanchard (in the SLII model) place so much emphasis on matching leadership style to individual development style? 2. How should leaders change strategy if feedback indicates a change is in order?
Compare and contrast the leader-member exchange theory presented in the textbook with the idea of 'follower self-leadership' researched in this week's journal article. What are the strengths and weaknesses of each approach and how might the shortcomings of each be overcome? Would either approach be applicable for an organisation
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
Please help answer the following question. What is the difference between Assigned leader vs. Emergent leaders?
What is a task oriented leader? How do you discern a task-oriented leader?
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?