Execute an Analysis of Managers or Leaders in Your Organisation on the Basis of the Leadership Grid as Was Propounded by Jane Morton and Robert Black. the Characteristics-Traits Used to Classify the Managers – Leaders Should Be Established.

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BINDURA UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE EDUCATION
FACULTY OF COMMERCE
DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS STUDIES
MASTERS IN BUSINESS LEADERSHIP (MBL)

NAME OF STUDENT: CATHERINE DOMBO

REGISTRATION NUMBER: B1230847

COURSE: STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP AND ORGANISATIONAL DYNAMICS

COURSE CODE: MBL 512

COURSE COORDINATOR: MR MASHAVIRE

ASSIGNMENT: 1

DUE DATE 5/09/12

Execute an analysis of managers or leaders in your organisation on the basis of the leadership grid as was propounded by Jane Morton and Robert Black. The characteristics-traits used to classify the managers – leaders should be established.

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The model is an excellent way to map out different leadership styles, and an excellent way to evaluate the leadership performed by leaders and managers.
This model identifies five different leadership styles based on the concern for people and the concern for production. It is important to remember that none of the concerns are right or wrong, and the concerns are ideally balanced to the respective situational context of leadership. The model is graphically illustrated below. Source :www.mindtools.com.leadership skills (2.09.2012)

* Concern for People relates to the degree to which a leader considers needs of employees and team members before deciding how to accomplish a task. A high degree of concern could be coupled to a more democratic leadership style, whereas a low concern for people could be coupled to an autocratic leadership style. * Concern for Production relates to the degree to which a leader emphasizes production effectiveness and efficiency when deciding how best to accomplish tasks.
By charting the position in the grid it is possible to diagnose which leadership style is being performed, and to evaluate the appropriateness of the style of leadership.
2.1The five different leadership styles found in the managerial grid are presented below:
2.1.1Country Club Leadership - High Concern for

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