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...LEADERSHIP Name Course Tutor’s Name Date Leadership Summary The article generally discusses leadership and tries to establish a link between transformative leadership and today’s leadership. In this context, transformative leadership is concerned with the leader’s role to ethically maintain covenantal duties to those they represent. This transformative leadership borrows from the role played by Apostle Paul during his time as a leader. Additionally, the article outlines six leadership perspectives incorporated in transformative leadership used to formulate twelve...
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...?Does leadership style matter? Name Institution Does leadership style matter? Leadership delineates the process of inspiring others towards achieving a common goal. On the other hand, leadership style refers to the characteristic manner in which a person leads others. Traditional conceptualizations categorized leadership styles into three distinct categories. These are: democratic, autocratic and laissez-faire. This categorization is greatly associated with Kurt Lewin and his fellow researchers (Hill & McShane, 2006). Different situations require different leadership styles. However, a leadership style...
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...Leadership Student’s Name: Professor’s Name: Institution Affiliation: Course Title: Date: Leadership styles vary from one individual to another relative to group or organizational contexts. Personally, my leadership style is best described as democratic. This style encompasses active participation of group members or employees in making essential decisions. On the same note, member to a group or employees play a vital role in problem solving as they work hand in hand with the leader. I hold leadership as an engaging process, where creativity and innovation provide a sharing platform. In a bid to improve my leadership style,...
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...Leadership concepts Name Institutional affiliation Tutor Date Leadership concepts Defining leadership as a process which involves an individual influencing a group of people in order to achieve a common goal, Northouse (2010) identifies the common styles of leadership. Among the recognized styles, coaching is the easiest to identify with, as it calls on the leader to be involved with followers at a personal level. Such involvement creates a good rapport between the leader and the followers, allowing the latter to easily communicate their ideas on how to achieve set goals (Northouse, 2010). However, even though the opinions of the followers are...
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...Student Name: Professor September 10, 2014 Leadership Introduction I am eagerly studying business leadership and other related concepts. Leadership can be defined in several ways. Nitin Nohria (2013) emphasized the leader is one has the capacity to rally the group members to achieve prescribed goals and objectives. The leader can easily create the organization’s values. Women can be similarly effective Saudi Arabian business leaders. Leadership My knowledge of business leadership helps me contribute to improving Saudi Arabia’s image of women. In UAE, Sheikh Lubna Al Qasimi is the female Minister for Planning and...
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...Teacher Leadership and Its Impact on Teachers Name Course Date Instructor Name Teacher Leadership Introduction Effective leadership in education makes an excellent difference in improving learning. All reforms on school programs aim at improving teaching and learning. Leadership is a key factor that accounts for major and minor differences in success accountability in fostering learning. Research indicates that the contribution of effective leadership is largest in the times it is needed most. The big question comes when identifying who to provide quality leadership that will impact positively in learning....
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...?Leadership development programme Name: Instructor: Task: Date: Literature Review on leadership Leadership is very crucial skill. Leadership is hard to define owing to the complexity of the roles of leaders. However, it easy to diagnose a situation in which leadership lacks. Leadership denotes a combination of skills, which develop over a lengthy duration. Leadership mature as an individual encounter numerous situations that require such skills. The situations expose the individual to circumstances that test leadership skills. Leadership entails numerous skills that...
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...Leadership Favourite Leader Paper Introduction The prime objective of the paper is to undergo a comprehensive research on a favourite leader. In this regard, Alan Mulally the former President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ford Motor Company is being considered. The study on different leadership attributes of Alan Mulally facilitated in having a better a better understanding of effective leadership. This also contributes to the development of similar leadership skill among the readers (Lewis, 2002). Background Alan Roger Mulally is a US citizen by birth and his birth date is August 4, 1945. He primarily belongs from Dearborn, Michigan of USA....
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...Leadership Name Institution Leadership Abstract The trait approach of leadership involves the characteristics good leaders show and uses them as models for better reasoning. I found the trait approach of leadership the best applicable because it concentrates on the leader instead of followers. The trait approach presumes the actual leader, along with his or her qualities, are the heart of the leadership procedure. The situational approach contends that the situation and followers determine the leader’s actions or even character traits. I find the situational approach least applicable because the leader’s decisions depend too much on...
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...Trait Theory of Leadership Name Course Tutor’s Name 15th, November, 2012 Leadership Leaders use differing leadership styles to drive employees of an organization or a group towards a certain course. Some of the characteristics that stand out in leadership include having people who believe in them and the capacity to influence them. In addition, leaders have the ability to initiate innovations through a clear vision that defines what they want to achieve and for what reason. Placed in a non-routine situation, a leader qualities and actions will stand out as they creatively work towards achieving the given task. This paper will discuss trait theory as an...
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...Leadership Table of Contents Leadership 1 Table of Contents 2 Introduction 3 Practice Situation 4 Discussion 5 Contribution of Leadership to Quality Care 5 Clinical Leadership Theories 6 Leadership Styles for Nurse Leaders 6 Servant Leadership Style 6 Transformational Leadership Style 7 Transactional Leadership Style 8 Democratic Leadership style 8 Autocratic Leadership Style 9 Laissez-Faire Leadership Style 9 Principles of Leadership 10 Clinical Governance 11 Leadership in Change Management and Staff...
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...?Learning to lead It has been my long-cherished goal to become a good leader in whichever work that I take up as the unique challenges that leadership demands have fascinated me. Through my personal experiences I have learned that a good leader can hone their skills only through experience which would teach them the necessary communication and ethical knowledge of leadership. In order to gain this experience, it is vital to have an educational background specializing in the field of leadership. Hence I am applying for the Masters Program in Organization Leadership and Ethics at St. Edwards College. I believe that this course will enable me to pursue my...
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...? Leadership and Management in Nursing Name Course Instructor Date Introduction Leadership and management have a lot of similarities in many ways but are essentially different both in scope and function and are all necessary in an organization. This paper will have a deep insight into management and leadership with regard to the similarities and differences of the two terms which are often confused and sometimes used interchangeably by individuals. The paper will first look into the definition of the two terms and what they entail and then explore into the similarities and differences of leadership and management. The paper will then discuss the...
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...Question 1 Describe situational leadership I and II. What are the differences? Similarities? How can they be applied to your organization? Common about situational leadership is the notion that it completely debunks the unacceptability of leadership ideas based on traits and styles (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2010, p.472). Situational theories of leadership involved Fiedler’s contingency model and House’s revised path goal theory, which are actually theories trying to define leadership beyond traits and styles. Fiedler’s contingency style is based on the notion that styles must be adapted to the situation. At this point, there is a...
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...Leadership Observations (Author’s Name) (Institutional Affiliation) My leadership Observations Although there is no standard way of describing leadership, we can relate leadership to an acceptable way of following a specific individual. I have observed that a leader must have followers who accept and respect them. Ideally, all leaders must begin with self-leadership where they demonstrate ability to lead themselves (Chand, 2008). Servant leadership is the best trait for a leader since it helps them to understand their role in promoting the interests of their followers. To achieve this, leaders must possess good...
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...? LEADERSHIP Your name …………………. College/ course…………….. Date of submission …………. Introduction Leadership is an extremely high-valued commodity that most managers and academic people ask themselves what makes good leaders. People often get amazed at stories appearing in newspapers and other media about outstanding qualities of some leaders. Most successful leaders make tremendous changes in the community or group of people they represent and influence their subordinates in a way that they are greatly admired. This piece of research paper explains who are leaders and discusses the contemporary perspectives on leadership. Who is a Leader Though there are various different...
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...Transactional leadership involves leadership exchanges necessary for achieving routine performance as indicated by the leader (Schermerhorn & Hunt & Osborn, 2003, pg. 301). An industry in which transactional leadership is necessary is the healthcare industry. In the healthcare industry doctors are the ones that make all the medical decisions concerning the care of patients. The profession of nursing often relies on transactional leadership to get the job done. The doctors serve the role of the leader that gives specific instructions to the nurses about what to do. The nurses on very few occasions question the directives given by the doctors. The...
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...Leadership is an important topic in the corporate world. Companies require that its employees particularly its managers have good leadership skills. The use of leadership is not limited to the managerial staff it can manifest itself within any of the workers of the organization. Leadership can be defined as a special case of interpersonal influence that gets an individual or group to do what the leaders wants done (Schermerhorn & Hunt & Osborn). The success of a business depends on the ability of its managers to demonstrate leadership in all its business activities. An important skill that leaders must possess is communication...
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...Leadership Plan Introduction: The leader of an IT organization is the CEO, and this role has become the most challenging one in the business world today, because the role of an IT leader has moved from technical planning and implementation to strategic planning. The functions of the IT leader would include the development of IT plans, policies, standards and architecture. The leader would also be expected up review and improve upon existing initiatives and develop IT performance metrics, by motivating team members.(Bass, 1999). Leadership Plan: At the outset, if any plan is to succeed, it must ensure that workers within the organization support, manage and implement the Plan, with...
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...LEADERSHIP Name Instructor Leadership has been described as working with as well as through individuals plus groups so as to accomplish secretarial or managerial goals. Leadership is a vital role in any given organization whereby the individuals bestowed with the leadership powers has the authority to influence other workmates to strive towards a certain goal (Monopoli, 2013). Leadership can be defined as an act of influencing individuals in a work place so as to lead to a production of a desired effect within the working area. For instance a leader has the power to tell the fellow employees what is good and what is bad for the...
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...Experiential Leadership Table of Contents 1. Introduction 3 2. Critical Evaluation of Applied Leadership Theory in an Evidence-based, Inquisitive, Reflective and Critical Approach 4 2.1 Applied Leadership Theory in an Evidence-based Approach 4 2.2 Applied Leadership Theory in an Inquisitive Approach 5 2.3 Applied Leadership Theory in an Reflective Approach 6 2.4 Evaluating Applied Leadership Theory in a Critical Approach 7 8 3. Critical Analysis of the Concept of Leadership and its Effect on Followers and their Perceptions 9 Autocratic Leadership Style 10 Laissez-Fair...
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...?“Even without ‘great inherited talent’, a person could still become an effective leader”. Yes or No? Explain. Good leaders are made not born. If one has the aspiration and determination, one can become an effective leader. Good leaders develop through a continuous process of self-evaluation, learning, training, and experience (Jago, 1982). One can be an effective leader even without the inherited talent. Leadership ability generally consists of learned skills that are developed throughout a leader’s career. The Great Man Theory, also known as Trait Theory, suggests that specific innate traits are assumed to distinguish effective leaders from other people (Fleishman, Zaccaro, & Mumford 1991). This is...
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...Leadership Student Name Student ID Lecturer Submission Date University 1. Discuss at least one power and influence tactic you have used or seen leaders use in an organizational context. Then comment on whether you believe such tactics are morally right or wrong I have seen leaders use authoritative power and influence within the reigns of an organization. This has played a very negative role within the organization under discussion since it has led to resentment and hopelessness at the workplace. The employees have felt agitated as per their working domains and generally there has been a feeling of negative attitude all around. The authoritative leadership has been going on for a long...
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...Leadership Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Leadership Leadership, management, and organization structure have an impact on the success of failure of a business as depicted by the success of UBER in five years and the fall of AERO. The success of UBER is attributed to the efforts of its leader Travis Kalanick with a value of over $3.4 billion. The adaptiveness and creativity of Travis Kalanick developing a culture of innovation and building a dynamic strategy allowed him to lead UBER to success. UBER benefited from a strong-willed leader after the challenges Travis had to overcome challenges for the failure of Scour and a myriad of challenges before the eventual success of...
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...?Running Head: Leadership Leadership [Writer’s Name] [Institute’s Name] Leadership With the academia venturing into understanding how people live in societies and spend their lives, there are aspects of human endeavors that now form the crest of research studies. Psychology, for example, is the science dedicated to studying human behavior and its adaptation to different circumstances. On the other hand, there is marketing and business studies, which specifically study the psyche of individuals in organizations at various levels and examine the way they adapt to their surroundings. One of the foci of these varied discourses is the concept of leadership...
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...Emergency Management: Leadership during emergency Name Institution Course Code Emergency Management Emergency management refers to the coordination and organization of resources so as to deal with a disaster event by focusing on preparedness, mitigation, recovery, and response (Farazmand, 2014). Emergency management involves planning, structuring and establishing arrangement for engaging response teams to coordinate effectively in responding to emergency needs. The dynamic nature of emergency management requires able leadership that can coordinate the response activities (Khan, 2013). In this case, leadership is an important aspect of emergency management since those...
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...? Leadership Author’s Name: Course Name: Instructor’s Name: June 27 2012 Introduction Leadership refers to a process through which one influences others to accomplish a given task, while the influence in this case means the ability to alter the beliefs, thoughts or actions of other people. Power, on the other hand, refers to the capacity that a leader has to influence the behaviour of his or her followers in accordance to what they wish. This paper seeks to discuss how leaders exhibit leadership, influence and power in contingency, transformational and charismatic leadership theories. Contingency leadership Contingency theory of...
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...LEADERSHIP AND DECISION MAKING STYLES 2 1.___S1A__time__S2C__information___S4E__acceptance___S4E__capability Leadership style: Consultative. Although they are receptive to change, I still need to make sure that they find the prospective changes reasonable, viable and will not bring too much pressure on their shoulders. That way, transitions will be made feasible while gradually improving productivity. 2.___S1A__time___S1A__information__S1A___acceptance__S1A___capability Leadership style: Autocratic. In this case, an urgent need to lay off followers is needed to avoid further dropping of company’s...
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...? 1. Discuss Fiedler’s original Model of Leadership and then compare this with his later development of Cognitive Resource Theory.  Fiedler’s original Model of Leadership is known as the Fiedler Contingency Model of Leadership. It posits that a leader’s leadership style is thus fixed and its efficacy depends on the match between the leader’s leadership style and the situational contingency or situational favorableness of such leadership style and the degree which such situation provides control to the leader. To determine the leader’s leadership style, he created the Least Preferred Coworker (LPC)...
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...Running Head: LEADERSHIP Leadership Name Institution Date Leadership Introduction Disciplines such as health care systems and medicine involves direct interaction with people on several occasions. Thus this field needs leaders who will demonstrate effective leadership to ensure that all the healthcare management tasks are performed perfectly. A leader can be defined as a person who guides/leads others towards a common goal, showing the way by example, and creating a conducive environment in which other group members feel actively involved in the whole process (Plsek & Wilson, 2001). A leader is the person who is committed to carry out the mission...
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...?Leadership Leadership is a defined as a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal (Northouse, 12). LIM College defines leadership as "inspiring others to strive and enabling them to accomplish great things." Examining both definitions of leadership, influence is the core trait that determines a leader. LIM College believes that great things and great leadership can be accomplished in pursuit of business and social goals – the kind of leadership that is in me ever since I was a child. I was so fascinated with the fashion industry that it served as my goal in pursuing...
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...Leadership Table of Contents Leadership 1 Table of Contents 2 What Makes A Good Leader? 3 Theories of Leadership 5 Great Man Theory of Leadership 5 Trait Theory of Leadership 5 Steve Jobs’ Leadership Personality Traits 6 Transformational Leadership 8 Transformational Leadership of Steve Jobs 9 References 10 Bibliography 12 What Makes A Good Leader? A good leader is vital for any organisation. In order to be a good leader there are certain traits which are described below: Communication Communication is one of the most significant characteristics of good leadership....
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...Name Leadership Institution Introduction Leadership is a crucial aspect in the lives of human beings. Various forms of leadership exist in all aspects of people’s lives ranging from personal, local to national levels. Leadership acts as a tool that aligns each and every aspect of a society (Polelle, 2008). Security is a very important aspect especially in the modern day world. People all over the world depend on their leaders to ensure that there is security. The issue of security is of paramount importance on the national level. Adequate security guarantees streamlined economic and social activities across time and place. According to Polelle...
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...Leadership Name Course Instructor’s Name Date Part 1: Comparing Ethical versus Unethical Leadership The contentions of the leaders of AIG that supposedly indicate an obligation to pay bonuses to the company’s executives despite being bailed out by the U.S. government was totally unethical and an illegitimate assertion. As disclosed from Exhibit 6.1: Comparing Unethical versus Ethical Leadership (Zauderer, 1992), paying the executives confirms manifestation of unethical leadership in the sense that the selfish interests of these executives were given priority more than the general interests and welfare of other stakeholders who were gravely jeopardized...
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...? Leadership behaviour It is often argued that a laissez faire type of leadership is the least effective. Rouse (2009) however implies its existence in modern day nursing. Please discuss this type of leadership as it relates to nursing practice. Introduction: Leadership is the quintessential element of any business management. Leadership therefore becomes the deciding factor of the business’s success as it drives the people to perform in a manner that facilitates achievement of goals. Leadership has thus received immense attention from various spheres of study and its identification with behavioural studies is an...
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...? Leadership Introduction/Background RAK Trading RAK Trading has been running for 100+ years and has been very successful through that time often developing and changing its products and interests to suit changing times. 100+ years of existence in a challenging business environment is not all a simple achievement. It should be noted that sound business philosophies and strong leadership are necessary for an organization to survive for such longer periods. It should be noted that employees can make or break an organization. The level of motivation among the employees is an important for the successful management of an organization. RAK can definitely be proud of the level of employee...
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...Leadership in Clinical Practice Name Course Name Professors Name University Name Department Name Date Leadership in Clinical Practice Introduction In the context of clinical governance and patient safety, leadership is imperative for the achievement of positive or projected outcomes. The kind of leadership approach employed and leadership behaviours adopted have a direct correlation with performance. Due to existing challenges that impede healthcare in relation to nursing, achieving the needed change requires a proper or positive approach to leadership. This paper explicates the contribution of...
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...?Name Professor’s Name Course Date Leadership Introduction Leadership has been defined in many ways but the conventional definition we are going to consider in this case is; it is a social influence process in which one person or a group of people spearheads or champion for the common interest of the people. In this respect, it is can be argued that leadership is the art of organizing a collection of people with the sole aim of achieving their interest. The position of leadership may or may not be formal but the underlying fact here is that it does not matter the formality but the ability to deserve that attention of the group to be led. The interest...
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...Leadership A charismatic leader leads by his grace and charm of his personality (Changing Minds, 2011). He/she is often the sole decision maker in the company, and the system may be at the verge of collapse after the charismatic leader is gone. Everybody relies upon the charismatic leader. People have blind faith in the charismatic leader and his/her verdict is the final. A transformational leader resembles a charismatic leader in his/her ability to inspire others through his/her passion for work, energy and dedication, but unlike the charismatic leader, the efforts of a transformational leader are not only directed at achieving the organizational objectives, but also at bringing a good transformation...
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...Leadership [Name] [Institution] Leadership is all about stepping back for new perspectives which bring better improvement and advancement in future. Zenger educates on leadership skills and approach to new perspectives of improving the leadership in future. According to Zenger and Folkman, there is a way of advancing the effectiveness of leadership; we are advised to formulating an action plan that may help us achieve the target of our profession skills (Zenger and Folkman, 2009, p.194). The idea is to compare our action plans with others that solve a similar challenge we are facing. According to Zenger and Folkman, the plan action...
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...Leadership in Nursing Name: University Course: Tutor: Date: Introduction Leadership in the mental health care affects the day to day running as well as the effectiveness of the practitioners. Role models have a duty to play to influence positively the rest of the staff and those that look up to them. This essay analyses the different styles of leadership that can be used in the mental health care. The main aim is to understand how role models can effectively influence other people while at the same time executing their duties effectively. The essay discusses the characteristics of a good role models then analyses leadership theories that underpin this...
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...? Leadership Abstract This paper intends to analysis a case study of Consolidated Products related to leadership style along with theories. The analysis of the case revealed that the two leaders namely Ben Samuels and Phil Jones had different leadership characteristics and leadership styles. It has been ascertained that both the leaders possessed different outlooks towards the management of employees. Notably, Ben revealed relationship oriented leadership while Phil demonstrated performance and task oriented leadership. These differences in the leadership styles are ascertained to have diverse impacts...
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...? Leadership Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation Overview In the current day, a substantial interest is being rendered towards developing the leadership qualities amid professionals. Leadership traits among professionals, especially those who are associated with the management areas, are termed to be among the most crucial aspects which is mandatory to obtain success in the real life scenario (Winston & Patterson, 2006). Traditionally, the significance of leadership skills or qualities was related with executives and top level decision makers in any organisation. However, with the growing concern towards a greater democratisation of the...
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...Leadership Name Institution Date Leadership Different people have different ways of defining leadership, which makes everyone unique. However, some leaders have a universal view of leadership, which is defined by their values and respect for humanity. These leaders are geared towards making an improvement in the way people live and view life. Many of these leaders have accomplishments and they have records in history as being some of the most remarkable leaders (Lussier and Achua, 2009). For example, Malcolm X was one of last century’s most pragmatic of leaders and his deeds are thus historical. He ensured the world was hospitable, especially to...
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...? Leadership in organizations Discuss how leadership can impact on wider organizational processes, particularly during a period of change? The attribute of leadership has long been a topic of interest among the historians and scholars as it is connected with the revolutionizing the world in a varied ways in different societal aspects. Defining the characteristics is indeed a complex process as it associates the notion of solution to diverse problems with varying intensity. In today’s world of cut throat competitive business environment organizational leadership is a huge area of study because proper leadership can uplift the...
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...LEADERSHIP Your name……………………… College/ University……………. Date of submission…………….. Leaders are born or made? Leaders are those gifted people who make major change in the politics, governments, business organizations and the society at large. No great leader is born with all the leadership qualities that made him leader, but rather, he might have passed through several challenges that in turn made him great leader. A successful leader is one who is not just controlling, making proper decisions, influence others and make rules, but he is one who is able to find results for the task that he has at hand. I strongly believe that a leader is both born and made, because, all those who are...
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...Leadership Name: Institutional Affiliation: Leadership With the increasing levels of globalization which is mainly resulting from liberalization of markets, efficient flow of information, and integration of economies, the level of competition in the local market has increased immensely. This has resulted from the entry of international businesses which have diversified their operations to different market, an aspect that has enabled them to accumulate funds which they have been using to segment the market, position their products and services strategically in the market, and attract the loyalty of the customers towards their products and services. Therefore, in order for the businesses...
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...? Leadership styles and traits Introduction Leadership has become a critical issue within the broader context of organizational imperatives and social consciousness. The fundamental principle of leadership relies on having followers who are motivated for higher performance that are achieved through hard work and delivered with ethical considerations. McShane (2003) says that leaders have vision, perseverance and capacity to inspire others. Indeed, in the contemporary environment of cut throat business, the role of leaders and leadership within the organizations becomes one of the most critical aspects of competitive advantage. Hence,...
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...Student’s Name: Professor’s Name: Course Title: Date: Leadership Leadership is all about social intelligence where the leader enlists the help, skills and talents of people he is leading to make the decisions and find solutions to problems. A leader does not have to be skilled or highly educated to lead. It is all about how well an individual can influence others and mobilize them on a task while ensuring that the decision making process is contributed by all stakeholders present. Leadership is in most cases in born and hence anyone can be a leader (Lussier and Christopher 23). A good leader is a good listener and who is also willing to assist others no matter their...
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...Name Course Name Instructor Date The Nature- Nurture Debate For as long as we can remember, administrative duties have played a central role in the management of various activities. As such, qualified people usually get the opportunity to oversee the administrative functions. Such people are common referred to as leaders and may assume different categories ranging from politicians to CEOs. However, the debate as to whether leaders are born or nurtured has dominated many discussion platforms in different parts of the world. Personally, I believe that qualified leaders are nurtured since nobody is born with the actual leadership qualities. In this regard, this essay gives reasons as to why leaders are...
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