Description: Individual report: Select an organization that you are familiar with or wish to conduct research on and discuss the most appropriate leadership style that needs to be implemented for your organization to survive and prosper. You will need to take into consideration the contemporary business environment and its challenges
Please select an organization that you are familiar with or wish to conduct research on. Please answer the following questions:
1. Please discuss the most appropriate leadership style that needs to be implemented for your organization to survive and prosper. You will need to reflect on the relevant theoretical concepts and leadership styles we cover during our webinars.
2. Please explain how Covid – 19 and the contemporary business environment and its challenges affect leadership in your selected organization. What additional leadership qualities and characteristics are required today for effective leadership?
Leadership styles: Laissez-faire, Bureaucratic, Situational, Democratic, Autocratic, Strategic and transformational.
Leadership theories and concepts:
- Leadership Traits and Skills
- Describe how traits and skills are affected by context e.g., organizational type, location, size, etc.
- Understand how traits and skills affect management performance
- Leadership styles • Understand what traits and skills lead to effective leadership.
- Increase understanding of managerial and leadership behaviors.
- The Nature of Leadership
- The ‘Born vs Bred’ perspectives
- Management by Instruction, Objectives
- Recognize the types of activities, roles, and responsibilities that are typical of those in management positions.
- Compare the similarities and differences in the roles of managers and leaders.