C200 Task 1

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Task 1: Organization and Leadership Analysis

Assessment Code: C200
Student Name: Ricky Corona
Student ID: 191557
Date: 10/09/2014
Student Mentor Name: Leland Larson

Table of Contents

Organization Overview 3
Organization Description 3
Leadership Practices 4
Relationship Between Leadership and Organizational Culture 7
SWOT Analysis 8
Organizational Strengths 8
Organizational Weaknesses 9
Organizational Opportunities 10
Organizational Threats 10
Leadership Evaluation 11
Leadership Strengths 11
Leadership Weaknesses 13
Recommendations for Leadership Development 14
References 16

Organization Overview

The organization chosen is ABE Defense Systems. ABE Defense Systems is a global organization and a premiere defense contractor
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Specific duties and task can be assigned to employees based on their skill set. If a member of the organization is more effective at preforming a specific task, he or she can be assigned the role of performing that particular task. This person can be considered a subject matter expert and will have the ability to pass on their knowledge to fellow employees.
An example of this is the organization uses a particular backup solution to save data and backup servers in the event of hardware failure. This backup solution is not easily implemented or maintained and a subject matter expert is needed for any unforeseen events that may take place. The backup solution at times will fail and backups will not take place, leaving the most recent data that has not been backed up at risk. This happens quite often, as there are thousands of servers that require backups everyday. An assigned team member with in depth knowledge of the solution is able to troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve issues much quicker then their colleagues. As this person is solely assigned this role, the director is effectively using his skill to ensure backups are properly running, ensuring crucial data is not lost.
Another example of assigning roles is the director has assigned teams leads for each function the network operations center performs. The…

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