Management and Leadershipwhat Leadership Style / s Essay

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Criteria | Jenny Dhillon/Joti Sran | Kenneth Montville/Katey Campbell | Paul Girn/Miko Vitchev | LeadershipWhat leadership style/s were identified? How does their particular style fit in with the theories discussed in Chapter 8? | I believe that Jenny uses a transformational style of leadership because she allows under her leadership to use their own judgment and opinions to help her make the right decisions in terms of patient care.s | Transformational and path-goal theory.Kenneth assists the followers of PETA to attain their goals surrounding animal rights and welfare. He offers support and direction in other personal goal fulfillment and the resources to gain followers and educate publics. He helps followers change their beliefs and ways by empowering them with resources, knowledge and actions | Charismatic and Transformational style. Paul is a soccer coach who is enthusiastic and has a personality that drives people to work hard towards achieving a certain goal. He likes to do everything “hands-on”, be a part of every drill and lead by example. | Does the interviewee consider themself more of a manager or a leader? | Jenny considers herself more as a leader instead of a manager | Both a manager and leader. Kenneth is responsible for controlling the interactions with students from all across the world in regards to college campaigns.He not only manages all of their needs and availability to resources but he influences volunteers and teams within PETA to help achieve bother personal and organizational goals. | Paul considers himself both a manager and a leader. In fact, he doesn’t think there is much difference between the two because a leader tries to get the team to accomplish a goal and the manager does the same. | What characteristics/traits were identified as important? | She identified having a positive attitude towards their work place and critical thinking skills are essential for a manager/leader to have. | Drive, knowledge, innovative, creative, empowering, organizational, resourceful, integrity, motivation | The ability to relate to a player or person, see where they come from and put yourself in their shoes. | What characteristics/traits could potentially damage a leader’s career? | She believes that having a negative attitude and being judgmental would contribute to damaging a career. | Arrogance, ignorance, not handling PR issues correctly and in a timely manner.Poor organizational skills and a bad attitude. | Failure to get “buy-in”(having everyone on the same page) from your team. Not having everyone decide that the vision and path to achieve a goal is the same. | Power What sources of power does the interviewee use? * Position power (reward, coercive, legitimate) * Personal power (expert, referent) | She uses personal power in the workplace, because she believes that working in a positive environment is really important.Based on her answer she uses a referent style of power because she uses her positive attitude and her ability to take suggestions from others to make them feel involved and important. | Both reward and expert power are exercised in Kenneth’s role as the college campaigns assistant. The work that Kenneth and his teams complete is very rewarding on it own. Saving the lives of animals and creating awareness of the issues humans create for helpless animals is both personally and organizationally beneficial. Kenneth offers knowledge and expertise when it comes to the ethical treatment of animals and their welfare because he has been with company for several years. Students and touring teams look up to him. | It is up to Paul to decide who plays in a game and who doesn’t. So he uses that as a power of authority. Whoever is doing good gets more playing time, whoever is not doesn’t get much, and he uses that to motivate his players. | MotivationHow does this individual motivate his/her employees? Theories? (Chapter 9) | Jenny motivates the nurses working under her authority…