Applying the Full-Range Leadership Model Essay

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Full-Range Leadership Model Essay Capt Dee “SpeeDee” Randolph SOS 2010G C-35 27 Sep 2010 Safety First is a phrase most have heard throughout their career, but what impact does that have when there is an increase of safety incidents on base? Newly appointed safety officers inherit any outstanding safety challenges as well as any benchmark programs that brings safety to light. However, if the program is broken the safety officer must utilize the skills harbored within assigned personnel to make a difference for the betterment of the wing. As the new wing safety officer, I have been tasked to eradicate the trends in safety mishaps and make sure there is a process in place to prevent future occurrences. This paper will outline an…show more content…
The Application Leadership comes from top down and in this case Col Parker needs to enhance her transactional leadership tools from Management by Exception to Contingent Reward or CR (discussed later in the plan of action) and strengthen her transformational leadership. She exhibits individual consideration by treating the members within the wing as family, not just subordinates. She has the people behind her simply because they know she genuinely cares about them and their well-being. This can be capitalized on as part of a new campaign to put an end to the mishaps. MSgt Jones and Mr. DeBurgh have a plethora of experience between the two of them that can be harnessed and developed. I will provide the intellectual stimulation (IS) for these team members to get them back in the game to provide ideas for a new safety campaign. Mr. DeBurgh eluded that he has ideas on how this problem can be conquered based on prior experiences and MSgt Jones can possibly provide cutting edge technologies in mishap prevention from the classes he takes. SSgt Williamson is ready and willing to work wherever she is needed. She’s been placed in an administrative role, but her passion regarding the recent mishaps surpasses her knowledge of file plans. She is a young innovative thinker and can provide great support in the campaign. SSgt Williamson, along with Lt Johnson, could
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