Explore BrainMass

Leadership Skills

Organizational Structure & Employee Involvement

Organizational structure often determines employee level of involvement in decision making. Greenwald (2008) identifies the locus of initiative as the liberty of lower-level people to initiate action or make suggestions to superiors. Another way to describe this function within the organization is top-down or bottom up managemen

Collaboration; Who, what & why

Collaboration: What, Why, and How? Think about a time you collaborated with another person, or when you participated in a collaboration that involved multiple departments or organizations. Using the concepts from the reading, describe: What the collaboration entailed and who the main players were. Why collaboration was ap

Organizational Design & Effects on Company

Using an example analysis of poor organization design from your own experience, what are the most significant effects on the organization? What might be the best way to make an improvement to the organizational design? What positive result would you anticipate from such an improvement?

Maximizing Shareholder Value

Why might organizing to maximize shareholder value be the right foundation for organizations? More importantly, why not?

phenomenological research design

Ten Strategic Points Title - The Perception of Female Executives in the Non-profit Organization and their Leadership Styles. Problem Statement - It is unknown what relationship, if any, exists between leadership styles and attainment of executive positions within non-profit organizations (Drucker, 1900; Hesselbein, 2004). Pu

CEO Pay Inequity

We as a society have to ask the question, "How much is enough"? Organizations are organized and ran by societal constructs. Individuals come into organizations with their unique views and beliefs and sometimes those unique beliefs and values transcend into their work ethic or management style. Unfortunately, individual construc

Types of Organizations

In my week 1 reading I learned about organizing the organization. In this chapter, by author Scott and Davis they explain why organizations is critical in a study or research. The purpose of this chapter explains the independently rights and powers organizations have. Research have tools to research which include organizational

Leadership of Michelle Obama

PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT UNLESS YOU ARE SERIOUS ABOUT HELPING COMPLETELY WITH THE ASSIGNMENT! NEED HELP ASAP Each student will choose a leader (Michelle Obama) to analyze based on that leader's weaknesses and strengths, and identify the leader's leadership trait/characteristics. Note: the first paragraph of the paper must incl

Leadership style

ONLY SERIOUS INQUIRIES. PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT QUESTION IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO HELP WITH THE FULL ASSIGNMENT! NEED HELP ASAP * Personal statement regarding your preferred leadership style. * And, each student must identify, in their own words, what leadership is and what he/she believes are good traits and/or characteristi

Confidentiality & Research

Making sure that people understand that they are participating willingly is extremely important. If someone feels that they are being pressured into completing a survey they may feel as if they have to respond one way or another making the research invalid. It could also skew results when forcing someone ot do something they d

Confidentiality & Research

Dr. Talbert and Class Researchers in social and behavioral sciences are expected to be proactive in designing and performing research to ensure that the dignity, welfare, and privacy of individual research subjects are protected and that information about an individual remains confidential. Many studies pose minimal risk to r

Leadership - Using new information

Describe the tension between ignoring, insulating, and avoiding this new information, and how it gave way to opening, embracing, and integrating this disturbance. What was the role of self referencing, remembering who you are, your values, aspirations, and gifts, to the eventual innovation or growth? Why is this an important cap

Role of Decision maker in global marketplace

My Role as a Decision Leader in the Global Marketplace You are to write a critically reflective paper entitled: My Role as a Decision Leader in the Global Marketplace . The paper should be critically reflective, yet scholarly in nature, demonstrating your ability to discuss decision theory and leadership in light of the g

Techniques for gathering and analyzing empirical data

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper summarizing the core research elements you developed in Week 4-6. Align these core research elements with a methodology and design. Discuss strategies and techniques for gathering and analyzing empirical data that are aligned to the chosen methodology and design. Note the following: •I

Multinational Business Organization

Global organizations are required to adapt to various cultures in today's global marketplace. As such, organizational leaders should have a solid understanding of such differences and ethical issues when making decisions. Using a large multinational business organization in the Middle East, discuss an ethical dilemma that ha

The use of evidence-based research

The danger of a single story video was very profound. It was quite interesting how we relate individuals to a single story without realizing. I think this is very prevalent in society today and we have to be diligent about the information we receive. As scholars researching and analyzing various literatures, one must keep an

Adichie's experiences display bias and the reason

Adichie's experiences display bias and the reason why researching others work is so important to our own research. When we approach the idea of a theme or our hypothesis we are coming from a certain perspective wherein we have some experience and/or understanding. That in and of itself is bias, but that bias changes into real

Conceptualization and measurement of research

The idea expressed in this chapter that everything can be measured is accurately scary. This chapter opened my views of research up a little more as it aligned the steps to proper conceptualization and measurement of research. This was a great chapter that really brought conceptualization to an elementary level as so we can un

Strategic Leadership and Organizational Culture

•What is strategic leadership? •In what ways are top executives considered important resources for an organization? •Choose a CEO at a Fortune 500 company. •How does this CEO exemplify (or not exemplify) strategic leadership 75 to 150 words, but may go longer depending on the topic. If you use any source outside of

Research Purpose Statements

Purpose Statement Michael A. Lewkowicz DOI: Print pages: 1143-1144Show page numbersShow sub-headings A purpose statement is a declarative statement that summarizes a research project's main goal or goals. A purpose statement provides some guidance in establ

Babbie's Three Purposes for Social Science Research

Review Babbie's Three Purposes for Social Science Research (pp. 90-92). Note: Quantitative research is about defining a relationship between two variables. Qualitative research is about exploring, describing, and explaining. Write one purpose statement. Consider the following as you develop your purpose statement to align wi

Benefits of Qualitative Research

Research questions designate what researchers want to understand about the research problem that led to their study. Research questions further specify the stated purpose of the study, which in turn addresses the stated research problem. In contrast to quantitative studies, in which research questions are always specified pri

Importance of effective leadership

The level of incompetent managers in mid to large size organizations within the U.S. are approximately 47%-50% (Van Vugt, Hogan & Kaiser, 2008). Results from the studies of (Hogan & Kaiser, 2005) indicated that the managerial incompetence rate is as high as 50% in any given organization. Bad management is prevalent across the bo

Response to 100 to 350 words

Hello. Chapter two gives the doctoral student a lot of insight into most of the things we should be doing as we prepare for the dissertation process. The main areas discussed revolve around coming up with a research topic, exhausting the literature review, and establishing the context for the theory (Glesne, 2010). The author a

Therapy and medications help in treating the symptoms of PTSD

Research Question Research question 1: To what extent do therapy and medications help in treating the symptoms of PTSD? Research Question 2: What are the environmental and social factors that are responsible for aggravating the symptoms of PTSD? Draft a 150- to 350-word problem statement for the research questions that you

Research Problem Statements

What do you think of these components listed below? . What information is already present about the topic? And how will this study support, challenge or refute the existing information? 2. What information will the reader know based on this study? 3. What gaps in the existing literature will this study fill? 4. Why is th

The level of incompetent mangers in mid/large size organization

Problem Statement: The level of incompetent mangers is 47%-50% in mid to large size organizations in the U.S. Bad leadership can be costly to organizations; as well as contribute to the high volume of absenteeism, attrition, low morale and poor customer service. All of which play a vital role in organizational cohesiveness, cul

Implementing various types of Leadership traits

Here is my topic that I think might be problem statement. I need feedback and be honest Topic: Implementing various types of Leadership traits in supporting my claims on new hires in workplace and proper training metrics to advance the proteges in today society. This will cover my progress in regards to scholarship changes,

Qualitative Research designs

I chose Dr. Pat Bazely as the researcher to identify with and discuss with you all. Dr. Bazely is well known for her continued works on Qualitative Data Analysis. Qualitative Data Analysis refers to the process of conducting a qualitative research study from start to its completion. The process revolves around all the small deta