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Share your thoughts about the quote: "Leaders do not command excellence, they build excellence." Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not? Support your position using specific examples that illustrate your point.

Steve Jobs as the Best of the 10 Best Leaders of 2005

Newsweek names Steve Jobs as the best of the 10 Best Leaders of 2005. Let us examine why. Solution Expectations Write detailed information, answering some of the following questions: Why is CEO Steve Jobs considered to be a (the) best leader of the decade by Fortune Magazine! Using what you have learned in this module o

Order to address the current crisis for leadership training

As consultant for MSO, you realize that in order to address the current crisis, some leadership training is necessary for managers and management to facilitate the transition into a different leadership and management approach. This new approach would involve learning new leadership skills and management techniques. List a

Strategy implementation to assess performance

Organizations have the responsibility to implement an overall strategy to assess performance. This strategy includes measures such as productivity, effectiveness, efficiency, profit, sales, and market share. Prepare a chart listing each measure of performance used by the organization you have selected. For each measure, anal

In order to be successful, leaders must openly and clearly communicate the organization's policies and procedures, must support their messages with accurate and timely data, must reinforce organization's vision and mission and link specific goals and objectives to the mission. Communication is fundamental in any improvement process. What other characteristics, besides leading by example, communicating well, supporting messages with good data and information, leaders must have?

In order to be successful, leaders must openly and clearly communicate the organization's policies and procedures, must support their messages with accurate and timely data, must reinforce organization's vision and mission and link specific goals and objectives to the mission. Communication is fundamental in any improvement proc


Effective leaders need to master the skills necessary to become knowledgeable teachers and successful coaches. Identify a leader within your organization and assess her/his skills as a teacher and a coach. Research the internet for examples of effective leaders who were described primarily as teachers or coaches. Summarize your

Discuss the Importance of Delegation as a Leadership Tool

President Ronald Reagan has been described by some as a master of delegation. He has been quoted as saying, "Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out." Discuss the importance of delegation as a leadership tool.

Management and Leadership Paper: Costco

Select an organization. o Differentiate between management and leadership. o Describe the roles and responsibilities that organizational managers and leaders play in creating and maintaining a healthy organizational culture. o Evaluate the affect of globalization and management across borders. o Recommend at least two str

task-orientation leadership style

In what type of organization do you think would be most effective for my leadership style, and in what organization would it be least effective? Compare and contrast these two types of organizations. About Me My leadership style is Task-orientation which means that I am concerned with getting the job done and I focus more

Leadership Traits


Leadership and Management: Transformational Leadership

Briefly describe a possible group or organization to belong (now or belonged to in the past). If you were the leader of this group, what vision would you have for the group? How would you articulate and implement that vision?

Best leader you ever worked with

Write a response on the best leader you ever worked with: 1) Describe your respective roles and the context in which you interacted? 2) Why he is the best? 3) 3-4 factors thet led you to choose this individule 4) What was noteable about these factors? 5) How did you feel? 6) What have you learned from this exercise? 7

Address the positive strategic leadership attributes of President Reagan.

Looking for Guidance to help complete this. I would like you to address the positive strategic leadership attributes of President Reagan. I would like to refer to three Key Strategic Leadership Actions (Effectively managing the Firm's Resources Portfolio, Sustaining an Effective Organizational Culture, and Emphasizing Ethical P

Leadership/Group roles & intervention, changes in workplace

The team concept requires each group member to assume a role. What 2 positive roles do you feel you could assume in a team and why? There are also negative roles that group members assume. As a leader who wants effective teams, choose 2 negative group roles and discuss how you would intervene in order to have a more positive


I need help in descibing how specific organizational behavior theories could have predicted or can explain the failure Enron or Worldcom. I also need help with compare and contrast the contributions of leadership, management, and organizational structures to the organizational failure.


Assess how your own organization is doing on each and identify specific means that could help incorporate the ideas listed into the culture of your organization. please feel free to disagree. Number one, create consistency and continuity of purpose, plan products with an eye to the long-range needs of the company, don't succu

Organizational Leadership

Each organization is distinct, with its own culture and dynamics. Some of this uniqueness is due to the nature of the business itself, but much can be traced to the prominent leadership styles. As you review the information contained in your readings, consider your own organization, or one that you know well. Evaluate how it dem

Power and Leadership

Terms such as leadership, management, and power are commonly used in business communications, and often interchangeably. Yet scholars have long debated the differences between management and leadership. Furthermore, to be an effective leader, it is important to understand and articulate these nuances as well as understand the cr

Leadership: Consider the notion of 'Psychological Size'

Consider the notion of 'Psychological Size' and assess the specific recommendations (open style of communication, be patient, make a sincere effort to draw people out without constantly evaluating their remarks) on how to equalize the perceived gap between employees and leaders. Where possible, provide specific examples of such

The Power Corruption Cycle: Leader Traits, Emotional Intelligence

You have been asked to teach ethics to a group of managers. In one part of this course you will be discussing "corruption and ways to prevent its occurrence." Describe the way mishandling power can lead to corruption and how occurs in organizations today. Use an example to illustrate it from your research. What is emotiona

Strategic leadership

Pick a current or a past president of the United States (Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, George Bush SR. or JR.) and evaluate his performance against the leadership characteristics discussed in the text. On the basis of this comparison, do you think that the president was/is a good strategic leader? Why? Please write three stron

Literature Review: Effectiveness of Cross-Functional Teams

I am working on a literature review for a research paper and need some assistance. the topic is the effectiveness of cross-functional teams in a new business competitive environment. The topic is centered around aerospace and proposal development for the U.S. government. I am attaching a straw man outline. Help in story boarding

Leadership Challenge: Using Sources of Power Ethically

Leadership Challenge: Using Sources of Power Ethically The CEO of a large company has retained you as a management consultant to look into an area of concern that she has. With many of the recent corporate scandals, she is wondering how she can avoid these sorts of problems within her company. She has asked you to research an


Identify a leader whom you know well and assess her/him in each of the following qualities. 1. Vision: here assess the Big Plan or Macro Vision of your chosen leader 2. Ability: assess the overall ability of your choice in the areas of competency, latest knowledge and breakthroughs within the field, value as a resource for

Leadership, Communication Styles, Culture, and Language

Often, we hear or read that "leadership is dependent on good communication." Do you agree? Write a report on leadership interaction and communication styles. To help you present your report, create a scenario depicting a meeting of business leaders from Japan, Nigeria, France, and India. Your analysis should include a discuss

Shackletons Antarctic Expedition

Choose two leadership concepts (Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition - starting page 5) from the Harvard Business Review article and describe briefly. Article :