Leadership Styles Of A Ceo

1275 WordsJan 28, 20166 Pages
Introduction This paper examines the leadership styles of a CEO and a Vice President in a successful mid-sized company. Its main objectives are to identify the individuals’ leadership approaches, evaluate the effects of their leadership styles on the performance of employees, offer actionable recommendations for improving their leadership effectiveness, and conclude with brief remarks. Analysis of Vice President Leadership Style The following is a list of accusations lobbed against the VP, what the charges say about the character of this particular individual, and the expected reactions of employees. VP’s Actions/Behavior What Actions Say About VP’s Character Employee Likely Reactions Often display anger Bully, authoritarian Employees feel humiliated Engage in back-stabbing Not team-oriented, unconcerned about unity Employees lose sense of union Publicly and privately broadside colleagues Unprofessional Employee morale suffers Threw staff under the bus at meetings Disloyal, self-interested and irresponsible Employees are uninspired by lack of accountability Verbally berate subordinates Abusive, hostile, superior and intimidating Employees feel self-doubt, lose confidence Possess poor listening skills Indifferent Employees feel unacknowledged Interrupt and talk over people Self-important and rude Employees feel disrespected, contempt Lie about certain projects Dishonest and deceitful Employees lose respect and admiration due to lack of integrity According to Robert R.
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