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Leadership style, problem-solving, public discussion

I need help answering the following:

1.You are asked to work in a group. What aspects will you keep in mind and what steps will you take to interact effectively in the group?

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2.What is a leadership style? What are the different styles of leadership and which one would you prefer if you were asked to lead a group?

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3.What are the steps involved in the problem-solving process? Can you think of any more activities that can be carried out in the problem-solving process that will help you group solve problems more easily?

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4.The company you are working in has assigned you the task of leading a group. Your group has to solve a problem. As the leader of the group, what are your task and maintenance responsibilities? If you have in mind any additional activities that you can do to improve the working of your group, please list them.

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5.Discuss about the two common forms of public discussion and the different aspects associated with each of them.

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1.You are asked to work in a group. What aspects will you keep in mind and what steps will you take to interact effectively in the group?
Group work forms an important part of teamwork. A team needs to be focused and able to achieve desired objectives or aims. Keep in mind that members have their particular traits and character. One may be introvert the other commanding. The group gets its strength from the different expertises of each member. As long as a clear set of goals is adhered to, the group can effectively resolve problems and equally create a good learning environment. A member has to be chosen who will be the group leader and spokesperson. Others will fit in depending on their particular expertise.

2.What is a leadership style? What are the different styles of leadership and which one would you prefer if you were asked to lead a group?
Leadership style is the manner and approach of providing direction, implementing plans, and motivating people in an organization. Some different styles of leadership include authoritarian (autocratic); participative (democratic) and delegative (free reign). I would prefer the participative (democratic) style as it fits in with my character. I would include one or more employees in the decision making process, although I will make the final decision. I am bound to ...

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