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…
example of leadership. Leadership is needed in every area of our lives. Good leadership will give and organization the tools that are needed to keep on growing in the business. In the case Motorola in presented a company with challenges and a leader that took a macro approach to fix the issues that the organization was having. Galvin leadership style was one of listening to his employees and be able to come up with solutions in the time of needs.
With his macro style of leadership he was able…
Explain why The Leadership Grid is a useful model for developing an understanding of the differences in leadership styles exhibited by practicing managers. What are the strengths and weaknesses of this model?
Developed in the 1950’s by Robert Blake and Jane Mouton, also known as the managerial grid. Then Adapted in the 90s to by McCain to the leadership grid.
Looks at 2 behavioral dimensions both plotted from 1 (low) to 9 (high) points
Production on the x axis
People on the y axis
There is a…
Leadership Style: Impact on Employee Quality of Life
The purpose of this literature review is to discuss the impact leadership style and management experience levels has only employees. The writer’s interest in this topic stems from personal experience while employed at a community behavioral health agency. A discrepancy regarding the organization’s supportive methods of providing services to the community verses the non-supportive management style towards the staff surfaced, and indicated…
Brief overview of leadership style differences in the text.
In the following, two different styles of leadership will be explained, and how they apply to management styles and organizations. The two styles are the Vroom model of Leadership and the Fielder Contingency, and they operate on two very different notions (Bateman, 2011). Two organizations will be approached which have different business models, and analyzed…
Hitler's Leadership Style
By Dr Geoffrey Megargee
The image of Hitler as a meddler in military operations is powerful and persistent. He was also stubborn, distrusted his generals and relied too much on his own instinct. Geoffrey Megargee examines the Führer's shortcomings as a military leader.
How good was Hitler as a military commander? Was he, as his former subordinates claimed after World War Two ended, a meddlesome amateur who kept them from conducting the war properly…
LEADERSHIP TASK 1
A1. LEADERSHIP STYLE
LEADERSHIP - SAT TASK 1
A1. LEADERSHIP STYLE
Leadership is the ability to organize a group of people in order to achieve a common goal. My leadership style is participative leadership and it is to share decision making with each member of my group. A Participative style of leadership encompasses consultative, consensus, and democratic. As a participative leader who is consultative, it is very important that I confer with members of the group before making…
Assignment Task for Unit – Understanding Leadership
Understand leadership styles
1. AC 1.1 -Describe the factors that will influence the choice of leadership styles or behaviours in workplace situations. ( 24 Marks)
Before describing factors that influence a manager’s chosen style it is first necessary to identify what these styles actually are. Leadership studies stem back as far as the mid 19th century with the “Great man theory”, just as the title suggests the theory implies…
LEADERSHIP CONUNDRUM: NIKE AFTER KNIGHT
Prepared by Narendra Hirani
Registration Number MBA/2443/12
1a) Discuss and evaluate the appropriateness of the leadership style adopted by Phil Knight.
Philip Knight’s leadership style can be analysed using the various leadership theories that have been developed. Their appropriateness can be evaluated based on the information available in the case study.
Rensis Liekert developed four systems of leadership, exploitative autocratic…
Leadership Styles in Professional Nursing
Chamberlain College of Nursing
NR351: Transitions in Professional Nursing
Summer B Session 2011
Leadership Styles in Professional Nursing
“Managers with leadership styles that seek and value contributions from staff, promote a climate in which information is shared effectively, promote decision making at the staff nurse level, exert position power, and influence coordination of work to provide a milieu that maintains…
Democratic Leadership Style
Democratic leadership style is also referred to as participative leadership. This is because all employees and organizational members have an equal say in the administrative decisions affecting their lives. The style values affirmation and collaboration of members and candidates. Democratic leadership allows equal participation of people in reposing, developing and creating laws. Democratic style can be described as an institutionalized principle because it applies social…