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Realities of Leadership

Describe and discuss the new reality for leadership. How will this affect you in the future?

Leadership in the Workplace

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

Organizational Leadership

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

Positional Power

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

This post addresses leadership and related issues.

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

REI Leadership Case Study

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

Leadership and the development of leaders

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

A Presentation Skills Course Program

If you should implement a presentation skills course into a Bachelors Degree program, what are some issues, alternatives, and recommendation for this course.

Visionary Leadership, Cross-Cultural Leadership, Facilitating Change

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

Transformational/Transactional Leadership, Leadership Style Approach

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

Stepping up in the leadership role

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

Should leaders be judged solely on their end achievements

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,

Leaders: Born or Made?

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

Servant Leadership, Leadership Communication, and Theory X and Theory Y

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

Authentic and Servant Leadership

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

Charisma: Making Sense of Motivational Leadership

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

Leadership Handbook

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

Financial Leadership Bridge Issues

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

This post discusses politically savvy leaders.

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

Servant Leadership Theories/Philosophies and Capacities

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

Dysfunctional Leadership

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.

Leadership Theories and Styles

1.) What is the relationship between the emerging leadership theories? What do they have in common? In what ways are they different? Which leads to more effective leadership? 2.) How might you compare servant leadership to other scholarly leadership theories and models of leadership? 3.) What are the goals of transformatio

Leadership and Loyalty

It is often said that people are not loyal to organizations, they are loyal to their direct supervisor. Many times when a good leader leaves an organization to move on to another organization, he/she takes at least one or two good employees along, because those employees have grown loyal to that boss - not necessarily to the org

Women Leaders

1. Trace the history of women in international leadership positions during the last three decades and discussed the environments the women were successful in (feminine countries versus masculine countries). 2. Analyze and justify the situation regarding women leaders 10 years down the line and gave reasons for your choice.

Leadership in Organizations Behaviors

Complete a one-page journal of how the information within the readings in this module relate to your own leadership. How do you see yourself within your organization as it relates to motivating others and changing behavior of others? Are you an effective follower?

Soft Skills and Hard Skills

Describe soft-skills and hard-skills. Give an example of each. Why do people need soft skills in an era of high technology?