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LMX theory

Assess whether the LMX theory can be used to describe the relationship that both police chiefs shared with their subordinates.
Determine whether Johnson's style differed from participative leadership and the level of participative leadership he appeared to use.
Identify the potential benefits and pitfalls of hiring someone with Chief Johnson's style for the position at Bay Harbor.
Explain how Murray and Johnson use the normative decision model according to their styles of leadership. Identify the differences in their approaches in adopting this model.
Analyze the reasons for Chief Johnson's lack of delegation and determine which approach he could use to delegate and empower officers at Bay Harbor.
Analyze whether participative leadership is more effective in a large department and explain how Chief Murray's delegation and empowerment of subordinates benefits the police department.
Explain the principles of dyadic relationships that Chief Johnson should use for correcting performance deficiencies at Bay Harbor.

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Assess whether the LMX theory can be used to describe the relationship that both police chiefs shared with their subordinates.

The description of the relationship between police chiefs and their subordinates can be described through the LMX theory wherein it would argue that reciprocity in workplace support develops over time when interactions between the supervisor and subordinate are perceived as friendly and mutually beneficial. Therefore, the LMX theory would be acceptable for describing the ability of police chiefs to share a optimal relationship among supervisors and police subordinates.

Determine whether or not Johnson's style differed from participative leadership and the level of participative leadership he appeared to use.

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Identify the potential benefits and pitfalls of hiring someone with Chief Johnson's style for the position at Bay Harbor.

Strengths associated with LMX include the fact that it is descriptive in reference to how both groups in and out of the organization are supported. The dyadic relationship is the central ...

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