Essays Tagged: "style of leadership"

This paper is a analysis of the case "Scott Trucks".

lem DefinitionThe engineering team at Scott Trucks, Ltd. (ST) is dissatisfied due to the management style of Mr. McGowan (McG). This highly supervised environment is resulting in low productivity with ... s to address these issues with McG immediately.Problem AnalysisAt ST there is a clash in leadership styles. Sull would be considered "conventional/polite" while McG has a more "aggressive/argumentativ ...

(7 pages) 184 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Working with people and teams, leadership styles.

ess in which one individual influences the behavior of others without the use of threat of violence.Style theory concentrates on the behavior patterns of the leader rather than the personality of the ... tes on the behavior patterns of the leader rather than the personality of the leader.The autocratic style of leadership believes that the leader must retain decision-making authority. Although there a ...

(25 pages) 2303 1 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Are Leaders Born or Made a discussion of various leadership models and the factors that make a good leader.

an be identified as essential or merely beneficial for low maintance management. When managing what style of leadership can be identified as good bad or indeed negative and the potential effects of th ... here are however numerous types of leadership some of them lend themselves to a positive management style and typical good leader and others to the characteristic bad leader. The types of leader;*Char ...

(7 pages) 634 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Hitler's Rise to Power

ve views to mainstream politics struck a chord with the people. He was a charismatic orator, with a style of leadership unprecedented in German politics. He was able to channel Germany's hatred for th ... antwell, 1994:274) He declared that he would dissolve the German democracy in favour of his Fascist-style dictatorial government as discussed in his doctrines. At one Nazi Party convention in Munich, ...

(7 pages) 111 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The differences between Ralph and Jack in the Lord of the Flies and Piggy's represencentnce of intellegentce.

to be a leader. Then on the other hand there are the numerous differences they in clued; different style of leadership, different believes, maturity, and the symbol that they represent. Jack and Ralp ... ferent believes, maturity, and the symbol that they represent. Jack and Ralph have a very different style of leading. Ralph has a democratic leadership and Jack is more of a dictator figure. Then furt ...

(1 pages) 28 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Charismatic Leadership: A Controversial Style

Charismatic Leadership: A Controversial StyleOn January 22, 2004, our class discussed what makes a leader a leader. One of the topics discus ... hat makes a leader a leader. One of the topics discussed was that of the "charismatic leader." This style of leadership intrigued me more than the other styles because of the ethical issues that arose ...

(3 pages) 254 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Individual developmental plan paper

sonal experience and come up with a course of action to improve myself in specific areas.Leadership Style and EffectivenessLeadership comes in many forms, dependent on the leader's personality, the gr ... he leader's personality, the group situation, and the problem at hand. Each person has a leadership style that they feel comfortable with. The role of leadership in management is largely determined by ...

(10 pages) 1010 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

How did Qin Shi Huangdi unify China? To what extent was his rule a brutal tyranny?

asis of his greatest achievements. Today, Qin Shi Huang is still well known by his brutal tyrannous style of leadership rather then his many great achievements.Ying Zheng (Qin Shi Huang) became the Ki ...

(4 pages) 59 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Discuss the Situational leadership theory as developed by Heresy and Blanchard, by stressing on the four specific leadership styles and follower readiness.

y that focuses on followers' readiness/development level of follower and leader behavior/leadership styles, it created by Hersey and Blanchard (see Exhibits 1.1 or 1.2). These two approaches concern f ... e two approaches concern for production and concern for people, together show that there is no best style of leadership.The four leadership styles/leader behavior, According to Paul Hersey, a situatio ...

(4 pages) 568 1 4.1 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

What are the qualities of a successful leader in a business or in public life?

or subordinates. To achieve these changes within the business the leader must be able to adjust the style of leadership to suit the subordinates' needs. When subordinates demonstrate a low readiness l ... n subordinates demonstrate a low readiness level to achieve tasks leaders need to adopt a directive style of leading that gives employees explicit directions on how tasks should be accomplished; howev ...

(2 pages) 110 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Relate employee motivation, and managerial attitudes and behaviors, to employee attitudes and job satisfaction in your organization. Relate this to the motivation theories in your readings.

Many of the discussions of motivation assume that the style of leadership or the manner of the working groups have a significant effect on motivation. My ... f the problem surrounding the team is undertaken, ideally reflect what effect a negative leadership style has on a teams motivation, where the managerial attitudes and job satisfaction impact negative ... d to look for alternative employment. I, and most members of the initial team raised the management style as a problem to various people in the organization at the time which, it seemed, was not acted ...

(6 pages) 278 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Comparison between Management Styles of Bolivia and Slovakia.

The management style of a country is affected by various social and cultural values. This serves to explain the gre ... d by various social and cultural values. This serves to explain the great differences in management style that are visible from country to country. The different values of the inhabitants give shape t ... country. The different values of the inhabitants give shape to many managerial factors such as the style of leadership, the methods of motivation and negotiation styles of the managers within the cou ...

(12 pages) 40 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A critical analysis into the extent to which Khrushchev helped diffuse the Cold War between 1953- 1960.

shchev became the leader of the USSR after the death of Stalin in 1953, but he had a very different style of leadership compare to Stalin's on international political views. He believed in Peaceful Co ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

"Lord of the Flies"

rol of the boys on the island. The power shifts from Ralph to Jack because the boys see that Jack's style of leadership much more effective for keeping them alive and well.The priorities between Ralph ... e boys on the island are very depressed and that they are looking for a change and for a better lifestyle, so he decides to come to power by starting a group of his own comprised of people who want to ...

(4 pages) 2001 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Leadership Models

ard Leadership ModelIn the Blanchard Leadership Model, Hersey and Blanchard (1977) suggest that the style of leadership is dependent on the subordinate's development level, competence versus commitmen ... ve follower in decision making. When the two types of leadership are put on a grid, four leadership styles emerge.1. Directing - the follower has a low skill level and possesses low commitment. The fo ...

(3 pages) 638 0 4.8 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Job Redesign

fect job design, these include:- Organizational culture and structure- The system of management and style of leadership- Personnel policies and procedures- CommunicationsFor job redesign to be success ... s of the company would need to be involved in the planning of communications, policies, and working styles. This may have a cost effect on the time spent out of the business but it will ultimately pro ...

(4 pages) 227 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Reaction Paper on the article: Leadership and the common good by Randy David : Public Lives, Philippine Daily Inquirer Sunday, Jan. 9, 2005.

" A style of leadership breeds its own followers"... A few years ago, I was given the opportunity to hea ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Types of Leaders

There are four types of leaders, each with a slightly different style, each with slightly different strengths. The four leadership styles are telling, selling, deve ... eader gets together with the employees and listens to their ideas before coming to a decision. This style of leadership can be criticizes as over-involving the employees rather than making a decision ... to further describe each of the four types of leaders, identifying top leaders who use one of these styles as their main way of leading.The first type of leader is the Teller who focuses more on the j ...

(7 pages) 87 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Leadership and Culture Analysis Paper

uade others depends on mixture of reasons.Leaders bring out their functions in an open diversity of styles, e.g., participatory, laissez-faire (hands off), autocratic, democratic. Frequently, a style ... . At Lake County Health Department, the Case Management Program (CMP), our laissez-faire leadership style has been effective, in which, management drills little manage over her grouping, leaving the g ...

(3 pages) 95 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Disney Case Study

in dress, mannerism and guest services.Disney's earliest successes relied on Walt's people-oriented style of leadership; his genuine concern for his cast members and guests. Following the 1966 death o ... because today's workforce is less receptive to "command-and-control" leadership. Although Eisner's style was the polar opposite of Walt Disney's , he was savvy enough to build on the organization's c ...

(3 pages) 75 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies