Free Essays on Leadership That Gets Results

  1. Leadership Enhancing the Lessons of Experience

    I) Leadership Attributes 1. Personality Traits and Leadership What is Personality? Two different meanings: • First meaning refers to the impression a person makes on others his social reputation. It describes him or her as pushy, honest, outgoing, impulsive, decisive, friendly or independent...

  2. ECONOMICS

    are two fundamental approaches to managing people. Many managers tend towards theory x, and generally get poor results. Enlightened managers use theory y, which produces better performance and results, and allows people to grow and develop. McGregor's ideas significantly relate to modern understanding...

  3. 5 Levels of Leadership by John Maxwell

     “The Five Levels of Leadership, Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential by John Maxwell” A Book Review/Critique Presented to: Attorney Araceli Linatoc In partial fulfillment of the requirements in MPA 627 Leadership and Organizational Change By: Lawrence Lerias MPA Student ...

  4. Leadership and Corporate Culture

    Introduction The corporate community has blazed a trail of leadership in the business world. The pervasive influence of the corporate principles has resulted in the emergence of a corporate culture. This culture defines the businesses contained within it. Even though each business unit expresses...

  5. Leadership

    LEADERSHIP SKILLS Course Objectives - improve your understanding of the challenges associated with leadership roles; - increase your leadership skills self-awareness ; - help you acquire a larger repertoire of leadership attitudes and behaviors and strengthen your leadership competencies. Course...

  6. Women and Leadership

    Hire a Woman: the Advantage of Female Leadership Scholars of management, politics, history and psychology have attempted all best to identify the essential part of leadership since classical times In last decade, the female leadership has attracted increasing attention in academic circles since...

  7. Juve Per Sempre

    Leadership in the construction industry Table of contents Executive Summary Introduction Background information What is leadership? Management vs. leadership Leadership Development Programmes Skills shortage Methodology The sample Results Discussion The profile of an effective leader for the construction...

  8. How to Raise Leaders at Every Level to Achieve Extraordinary Results?

    Level to Achieve Extraordinary Results? Alaa Ahmed MBA Candidate Introduction Leadership is an important concept in every sector, in family, school, organization, company, and in every community. The secret behind the success of any organization is its leadership. Academic analysis has given us...

  9. Women Better Than Men

    thought to be important to leadership, including taking initiative, driving results, developing strategic perspectives, developing others and establishing goals. The research shows that when evaluated by their superiors, peers, subordinates and themselves, women in leadership positions score better than...

  10. Case Study

    April 2012 Executive Book Summaries ® www.summary.com The 5 Levels of Leadership Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential THE SUMMARY IN BRIEF True leadership isn’t a matter of having a certain job or title. In fact, being chosen for a position is only the first of the five levels every...

  11. Determining Your Perfect Position in an Expanding Company

    As the company is expanding, I was given an opportunity of determining the type of leadership position that best suit into. As a valued and veteran employee I’m well aware of the organization mission and goals. At the same time, I’m also well accustomed to the company operation and strategies. However...

  12. Fiedler's Contingency Theory of Leadership

    Theory of Leadership Managerial leadership has influenced organizational activities in many ways. These influences include motivating subordinates, budgeting scarce resources, and serving as a source of communication. Over the years researchers have emphasized the influences of leadership on the activities...

  13. Management

    autocratic style of leadership being used. State pros and cons of such a style of leadership being used in the organisation. Support your discussion with the relevant examples. 1. Introduction to Leadership Leading is considered to be known as the foundation of the management. Leadership involves an equal...

  14. Leadership

    What Does Leadership Mean? What does it mean to be a leader? Is it the title….President, Chairman, General etc? To me, it’s more than that. Titles are important…no doubt about that, but they don’t have much value when it comes to leading. True leadership cannot be awarded, appointed or assigned...

  15. Leadership

    Leadership- a craft or a gift? What comes to your mind when it comes to leadership? Generally when most of people hear the word leadership, they think of it only in business context. They imagine leaders of companies, inspiring their followers to be more productive and committing themselves to their...

  16. Leadership

    WHAT IS LEADERSHIP? Dave Ulrich and Norm Smallwood ABSTRACT There is little doubt that both leaders and leadership matters. Individual leaders shape strategy, execute decision, manage talent, develop future talent, and act with personal proficiency. Being a successful leader requires knowing what is...

  17. Leadership Styles Strenghts and Weaknesses

    What are the key strengths and weaknesses of the supportive, directive, and participative styles of leadership? Substantiate your response. The key strengths of participative leadership style are increased productivity and job satisfaction. When employees are afforded an opportunity to be involved...

  18. New Airplanes Technologies

    Leadership philosophies Philosophies differ from the leadership models and styles we have discussed earlier. To recap leadership style relates to a specific behavior and will be impacted on by the leader’s aims and personality as well as their relationship and interaction with the team. Leadership models...

  19. Why Is Leadership Style Important

    Why is Leadership Style Important? By John Cronkite Ed.D. www.dirigoconsulting.com A Few Reminders from Last Month: One of the most significant strengths of an effective leader is the ability to create a positive work climate. In an outstanding organizational climate, people are energized to do their...

  20. Probelm Solution: Harrison Keys Inc.

    strategic management, lack of project scope, implementation gaps, organizational politics, and a lack of a project monitoring system. Meg and the leadership team did not realize the severity of the problems of launching the e-book publishing until a few weeks before the system was to go online. Harrison...

  21. Importance of Leadership

    The Importance of Leadership “For a company to achieve the desired result, it’s culture what people think and do must be aligned with the result.” -Roger Connors, Author of The Oz Principle: Getting Results Through Individual And Organizational Accountability I recently read an article that...

  22. Leadership Qualifications

    A Research Paper: Leadership Qualifications in the LeBLANC Group Word Count - 4616 Table of Contents 1. Introduction Pg. 3 1. LeBLANC Group Profile Pg. 3 1. The Problem ...

  23. baseball

    Chapter 15 The Dark Side of Leadership Introduction Back in May 2005 one of the authors of this book was on a flight from Columbus, Ohio, to Minneapolis, Minnesota. Northwest Airlines Flight 1495 had a heavy passenger load and a crew of two pilots and three flight attendants. The two-hour flight...

  24. Leadership Interview

    Leadership Interview Chunta Willams BUS 117 Instructor: Lori Langsfore July 29, 2013 Over the last two years, I had the pleasure and honor of interviewing someone very important to me and our community and his name is Leon McNeil (my uncle). The interview started out by me asking...

  25. Developing Leaders

    Developing leadership abilities in subordinate’s multiplies a leader’s influence, invests in the future, and improves retention. Leaders reap immediate benefits from developing subordinate leaders by increasing their overall influence in an organization. A leader who does not develop subordinate leaders...

  26. Toxic Leadership

    # T o x i c – F r e e By Sgt. Nicholas N. Before I get into what leadership is and how it pertains to my job, I feel it would be appropriate to first explain what I believe a leader is. Not only in the sense of a leader in the Army either, for I believe that there is a balance...

  27. Test paper

    diversity management, intellectual ability and McGregor’s theories of X and Y. Diversity Management is the strategy of using best practices with proven results to find and create a diverse and inclusive workplace. Management activities includes educating the group and providing support for the acceptance of...

  28. What's the Common Characteristic of Great Leaders, If There Is One?

    of great leaders, if there is one? As Martin Luther King stated, “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder for consensus.” Leadership is often described as the ability to dictate and be socially influential for getting aid and support to complete some task. All great leaders were...

  29. Leadership Perspective

    Running Head: LEADERSHIP PERSPECTIVE Leadership Perspective Answer 1: Leadership and its Key Success Factors The leadership is an effective way for influencing the performance of employees towards the organizational objectives and goals to achieve within time. Leadership also makes...

  30. Leadership

    R T I C L E www.hbr.org Leadership That Gets Results by Daniel Goleman Included with this full-text Harvard Business Review article: 1 Article Summary The Idea in Brief—the core idea The Idea in Practice—putting the idea to work 2 Leadership That Gets Results 15 Further Reading A list...