Leadership and Regulatory Compliance
- What do you feel are the strengths and weaknesses of each manager’s approach to management?
- How will you tailor your approach to each manager based on your knowledge of each of them?
- What do you feel will be the challenges faced by each manager in formulating and implementing a policy within a relatively short time line?
- How do you need to advise each manager to ensure that they formulate and implement the policy?
The Human Resource (HR) Managers for the companies in question are accomplished. They have both managed their respective companies human resource departments is an effective manner. Both have diverse methods of leadership, but despite that they are equipped with some similarities. UWEAR’s HR Manager, Sharon Reese, has a more transactional style of leadership; she believes that the primary purpose of a subordinate is to do their jobs, she creates clear work requirements, and expects the job to be done without question and immediately. She has a realist view of thinking and uses her expertise as her source of power. (IAAP Adminstrative Professionals Week Event, 2009) PALEDENIM’s HR Manager, Marcia Henry, uses a more transformational approach to leadership, she is more analytical in her thinking, she prefers a plan, but is willing to change it as situation requires. She believes in working as a team. She also uses her expertise as her source of power. (IAAP Adminstrative Professionals Week Event, 2009)
The best way to approach the HR Managers is to appeal to their mutual strength of experience. Point out the fact that as the company grows and more people are added that there will have to be more planning involved which will require things to be done quickly as changes occur in certain instances. Part of that change will be to create documentation for Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Section 806, as this is a requirement for the soon-to-be merged company....