TASK 2: ORGANIZATION AND LEADERSHIP ANALYSIS WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY Table of Contents Reflection on Seven Habits Profile2 Personal Leadership Strengths3 Personal Leadership Weaknesses5 Recommendation for Personal Leadership6 SMART Goals7 Specific Actions7 References9 Organization and Leadership Analysis Reflection on Seven Habits Profile I believe that the results after completing the seven habits profile prove that my transactional leadership style is intrinsic to
By forming these positive habits, we hope to instill values of wanting to get better regardless of the challenge. The culture should extend beyond just learning the bare minimum, or just learning the mandatory five systems, but for team members to be empowered to learn and strive for more regardless of the challenge. If we are successful in obtaining that level of commitment and culture change, we are confident that the results will speak for themselves.
Earl Draper EDL 762 April 22, 2017 The Five Disciplines and Organizational Improvement Throughout our final semester of study at Maryville, our cohort has studied Peter Senge’s, The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization. Rather than set of management practices, the book describes how organizations, especially those that are sustainably competitive, know how to learn. These “learning organizations” are continuously learning how to work together, where the norm is producing their best. In the book, Senge identifies five essential elements, that when practiced together, create perfect conditions for an effective learning organization. These five practices are Personal Mastery, Mental Models, Shared Vision,
The graphic novel trilogy, The March, tells a series of events that happen in John Lewis’s life for the better and for the worse. Throughout the books, he is faced with challenges that test his ability to stay true to his beliefs. When Lewis was a child, he received his first Bible from his uncle which was what sparked his heavy faith in God. During his spiritual journey, he began to listen to the teachings of MLK Jr. who impacted his life greatly. Lewis became the SNCC’s newest executive coordinating committee which opened his eyes to all the violence that was really apparent at the time.
Everyone today grows up experiencing several turning points in their life that makes everyone specific and makes their own unique characteristics shine. But we all go through different turning points in our lives and everyone is different. In the Book, the March, by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, the main protagonist [John Lewis] has several turning points that lead him to develop and strengthen his character throughout the novel. Though some say that John Lewis has developed additional qualities as he has grown up through the years, the reality is that several turning points in his life had made him a more passionate person to the people he stands against, and had made him improve and strengthen his original personality traits. The times in his life that changed him are: receiving the bible from his uncle, traveling to Buffalo with his uncle, and participating in non-violent workshops.
Path-goal leadership is a theory that leaders motivate followers to achieve a certain objective (Wolinski, 2010, p.2). GreaterGood is showing the world that organization do not have to
For organizations to achieve greatness, they must first become rigorous organizations. Good-to-great organizations have a rigorous hiring process, a rigorous retention plan, and an overall rigorous organizational culture. Thus, leaders that want his or her organization to be great must work towards rigorousness; however, it is imperative that leaders understand that although good-to-great organizations are rigorous, good-to-great organizations are never ruthless. After all, there is a finite line between rigor and ruthlessness, and good-to-great organizations never cross that line. In Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... And Others Don't, author Jim Collins outlines three disciplines for leaders to follow to ensure that his or her organization stays rigorous, but not ruthless. This essay will outline all three disciplines so that leaders can learn the very important separation between rigorousness and ruthlessness to ultimately achieve greatness.
The performance gap this recommendation will address is my challenge of inconsistently imparting the vision of performance goals to my team in a way that they fully understand. As my team members become proficient in the organization and performance goals, the expected outcome is “worker involvement in decision-making” (Spears, 2010, p. 29). They will begin to take a greater responsibility for own their contributive efforts, depending more on their efforts as opposed to mine. Another expected outcome is that I will be able to complete required or immediate tasks with greater efficacy. This leads to greater team trust in my ability to meet their genuine needs while demonstrating my capability to complete required leadership tasks.
Path-Goal Theory assumes that leaders are flexible and that they can change their style, as situations require. The theory proposes two contingency variables, such as environment and follower characteristics, that moderate the leader behavior-outcome relationship. The leader must consider follower’s valences, instrumentalities, expectancies, equity of rewards, and accuracy of role perceptions when assessing the requirements of his followers. Additionally, personal characteristics of subordinates determine how the environment and leader are interpreted. Effective leaders clarify the path to help their followers achieve organizational goals and facilitate the journey by reducing roadblocks and pitfalls. This approach assumes that there is one right way of achieving a goal and that the leader can see it while the followers can not. This casts the leader as the knowing person and the followers as dependent, thereby limiting the development of the follower. While the path-goal theory has some validity, Bass argues that better leaders integrate a task-oriented and relationship-oriented approach (Blake & Mouton, 1964) as well as demonstrate their ability to clarify the path to the goals (Bass, 1960, 1990). Furthermore, this transactional
Pre-Coaching Plan So far in these sessions we have covered the first three parts of the GROW model. “The final step is to get your team member to commit to specific actions in order to move forward towards his goal. In doing this, you will help him establish his will and boost his motivation” (The GROW model, 2014). In order to determine our success in
The 100th Mile Standing at five feet and nine inches and weighing in at 220 pounds, I was not the typical runner. I was quick on my feet, but at long distances I started huffing and puffing so much I thought I could blow a house down. Since I
In the fourth leadership strategy, Create Magic Through Training, Cockerell explains that the more an employee understands and appreciates his or her own mission and vision in the company, they will focus on their own individual development.
The beginning of the story for the Bonus Marchers started with the unfair selection of soldiers. This law was called the Selective Service Act (aka the draft). There was a lot of people who signed up for the war , but there was even more people that were drafted.
The path-goal theory’s focus is on the leader’s behavior that can allow for the employees to reach personal and organizational goals. A leader’s attitude has impact on the attitude of the staff. Leaders can reward employees when goals are met which can increase employee motivation, job satisfaction and overall productivity (Schultz, 2010). This theory identifies four styles of leadership as directive, supportive, participative and achievement-oriented (Schultz, 2010).
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