Essay about Leadership and Motivation

966 Words Jan 26th, 2013 4 Pages
Case Study:
Leadership & Motivation
Styles for
Mr. James Winthrope

By: Celestina Trujillo
HCM 2004 SO1
South University Online
January 14, 2013

Contents

Based on the different styles of leadership, which style would be most appropriate to address the issue with the ES employees?…………………………………………………………………….3

How should leaders and managers address workplace issues based on specific styles of leadership? …………………………………………………………………………………….....3

What intrinsic and extrinsic rewards could management provide to motivate and increase productivity in ES employees? …………………………………………………………………...4

How could perception, thinking, and behavioral characteristics influence the behavior of the ES
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Like the above case where the employees are neglecting their duties. With this style the leader directs the followers on the ways of working and the expected results. This is solely productive for routine jobs.
Managers should use the Pacesetting style, which is when high performance standards are set for employees. This is very effective when the employees are self-motivated and highly competent like research scientists or intensive care nurses.

What intrinsic and extrinsic rewards could management provide to motivate and increase productivity in ES employees?
Intrinsic/Internal Rewards are obtained from within the individual. This could be an employee feelings good about a job they performed and taking pride in it.
Extrinsic/External Rewards are rewards given by another person, such as company bonuses, to motivate employees.
Intrinsic rewards could be as simple as having a friendly attitude towards all around, doing a job in a diligent manner, doing your job without being told.
Extrinsic rewards could be a bonus, a raise in pay, gift certificate, free merchandise from fellow organizations.

How could perception, thinking, and behavioral characteristics influence the behavior of the ES employees?
How a person makes sense of situations around her or he can affect his or her attitude, attributes and behavior. The series of actions
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