• Leadership Managerial Orientation
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    Statement of the Problem: Leadership is a constantly changing and as managers we must be able to understand what type of leadership motivates our people and incorporate that leadership style into our management techniques. Background: Leadership is a complex process by which a person influences others to accomplish a mission, task, or objective as well as directs the organization in a way that makes it more effective and efficient. A person carries out this process by applying his or her leaders...
  • Gender Differences In Leadership
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    The Debate: Do men and women have different leadership styles? THE CASE FORBy Susan Vinnicombe, Director of the Centre for Developing Women Business Leaders Women do have different leadership styles from men. As Body shop founder Anita Roddick says: 'I run my company according to feminine principles - principles of caring, making intuitive decisions, not getting hung up on hierarchy, having a sense of work as being part of your life, not separate from it; putting your labour where your love is, ...
  • David Weill Company Cisco Chambers
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    Only a few years ago, Cisco Systems was a struggling company who only the technologically educated had heard of. Today, Cisco Systems ranks as the number one or two company in most Internet technology. Anyone using the Internet today, will use one area or another of Cisco Systems. The driving force behind Cisco is their visionary CEO, John Chambers. How does a man who is dyslexic and doesn't understand much of the technology his company makes become so successful in the Internet age? He believes...
  • Leadership Theories And Analysis
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    What is leadership? Leadership is "the behaviour of an individual when he is directing the activities of a group towards a shared goal." (Hemphill and Coons, 1957, p. 7) A leader is interpreted as someone who sets direction in an effort and influences people to follow that direction. How they set that direction and influence people depends on a variety of factors. To really comprehend the "territory" of leadership, one should briefly scan some of the major theories, notice various styles of lead...
  • Brinkerhoff Crew Members
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    I. Facts of case: a. Brikerhoff International, Inc. is currently in an economic boom following 8 years of economic depression b. President Tom Brikerhoff wants to expand company efforts & revenues, and also relieve tension around Safety Supervisor, Kurt Mannheimi. Kurt Mannheim concerned about safety of Rig #1-E, however, he had also recently accused Rig #1-E! |s rig manager, Rick Kopulos of allowing alcohol into their base 1. concern for rig safety might have risen from personal tensions rathe...
  • Emotional Intelligence Leadership Style
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    DEVELOPMENT OF EI The development of Emotional Intelligence requires a recognition of one's own strengths and limitations, an exploration of how current decisions are framed through beliefs and prior experiences, and the actualization of potential by using the greater self knowledge gained. However, in a report by the Institute of Management (2002) research showed that the quality of leadership in the workplace was poor. Further, the research reinforces a positive relationship between financial ...
  • Team Dynamics Members Teams Work
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    Team Dynamics Teams differ from other type of groups in that members are focused on a common goal, such as a presentation, completing in-class exercises, taking notes, discussing a topic, writing a report, or creating a new design or prototype. The most common definition of team is: 'A team is a small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, performance goals, and approach for which they are mutually accountable.' (Katzenbach and Smith, 1993) Effective te...
  • Acme Production Company Employee Employees
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    ACME PRODUCTIONS OVERVIEW Acme Productions is one of the largest independent, full service television and video production companies in the country. Acme Productions was founded in 1981 and originally headquartered in Northern Virginia until 1991 when it expanded to a custom designed building for television production located in Washington D. C. With a full time professional staff of over 70 employees, Acme Productions has grown over 220% since the recruitment of a new President & COO in 1998, b...
  • Perot Systems Bob People Leadership
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    Khaled MuQattash April 15, 2002 Organizational Behavior Case 141) Compare Mr. Meyerson's leadership style versus Mr. Perot's based on the Michigan and Ohio state behavioral theories of leadership. Employee centered supervisors are those who place strong emphasis on their concerned with getting the work done. Sometimes, the more general terms human relations oriented and task oriented are used to describe these alternative leader behaviors. Consideration and initiating structure are highly consi...
  • Leadership Style Gandhi People Leader
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    For this paper I want to characterize Gandhi's leadership styles, analyze them and try to put into context the relevance of his leadership. In the movie, the application of his leadership was social. Gandhi wanted to unite India towards a democracy and most importantly towards freedom. At the end, he achieves this goal and he was the main trigger for the successful completion of this goal. I believe that Gandhi was a true leader, referring to the class definition of leader. Gandhi had a clear p...
  • Autocratic Business Leadership In A Recession
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    This essay will address the question of whether the autocratic style of leader is the best type to have in an economic recession. After giving a definition of what an autocratic is, and what an economic recession entails, the reasons why this is the best style of leadership will be addressed. The points in favour to be examined will be; that quick decisions are reached, there is efficiency, a clear chain of command and a lack of sentimentality. Also, one good example of an autocratic leader will...
  • Don' T Fire Them
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    "Don't Fire Them, Fire Them Up" By Frank Pacetta, With Roger Gittens A book review: By John Ashby Course MC 300 "Don't Fire Them, Fire Them Up" Book Overview Frank Pacetta is an exceptional leader and motivator; in the book he is able to relay countless avenues to motivate employees and to show how a leader / manager can to handle multiple functions throughout a diverse organization. I have decided to break the book out into three areas that I believe will present impact points to show how Frank...
  • Work Culture And Leadership An Analysis Of Your Workplace
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    This essay is based on the work experience at a busy children's department (CD) in urban India. The essay focuses on two aspects of the CD- the organisational culture and leadership issues. Let us describe the CD before we analyse these issues. The children department is a busy 40 bedded facility with an in built Paediatric Accident and Emergency Unit. The two roles of the organisation are 1) to provide a health care to a city and semi urban population and 2) to train junior doctors thorough a ...
  • Leadership Style Leader Leaders Followers
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    Concept of Leadership Leadership - what is it? Many definitions have been offered, cultural stereotypes abound, numerous programs focus on leadership development, but the question remains. In fact, leadership is many different things to different people in different circumstances. When we think of leadership, we often think first of famous individuals. We may think of great political leaders: Washington, Churchill, Roosevelt. We may think of the leaders of social movements: Gandhi, Martin Luther...
  • Transformational Leader Leadership Leaders Women
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    Leadership is the process of motivating others to work to meet specific goals and objectives. A leader motivates others to action. Thus, it is the motivation of others and their actions that defines a successful leader. In other words, leadership is the art and science of getting others to perform and achieve a vision. In this study we will examine different aspects of a leader and his duties. Leadership is a concept which consist on many duties and can be picked up by anyone. Leaders often nee...
  • Intrinsic Motivation Athletes Scholarship Leadership
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    The topic that I wanted to do research on was the effect of a coach's leadership style on an athlete's intrinsic motivation. I also wanted to find out how an athlete's scholarship status has an effect on their intrinsic motivation. I think this topic is important for the field of sport and physical activity to investigate because everyone in this field should be familiar with how a coach's leadership style and an athlete's scholarship status effects the outcome of an athlete's intrinsic motivati...