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?
Using your assessment of preferred leadership style, which do you favor and does that leadership style work in all realms of your life? Cite references to support your position. (Answer provided in approximately 100 words).
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
Choose one well-known business leader (such as GE's Jack Welch, Chrysler's Lee Lacocca, IBM's Lou Gerstner, and so on) to research on the Internet. Identify three of their qualities, characteristics, or behaviors that appeal to you personally. Justify why these characteristics make them good leaders in terms of how they influenc
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
You have to select one of the two best performers of your department for promotion to a supervisory level. One of them is fairly vocal and is often argumentative and confrontationist, while the other is more of a nice guy, although he can be firm at times. Whom would you select if yours is a: - Manufacturing department?
Most companies lack an adequate number of globally competent executives. Gregersen et al (cited in Lane et al): A three-year study found that almost all companies claim they need more global leaders (85% of fortune 500 companies). What about UAE?
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
Consider the three types of situational leadership: 1. Authoritarian: Leader makes all policy decisions 2. Democratic: Policies matter of group discussion 3. Laissez-Faire: Complete freedom for group Can a manager with a Laissez-Faire leadership style effectively communicate within an environment that requires micro-manage
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?
Do you think charismatic leaders are driven by ego or something else?
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