Steve Jobs

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The leadership plays a vital role in the success of any organization. In the telecom industry, leadership plays a vital role for transformation and trust among the customers and the company (Dowling, S. 2010). The main role is the leadership styles of various leaders in the mobile industry. This paper discusses and analyses the leadership style of Steve Jobs at Apple Incl. Apple is known for high innovation and employee satisfaction. The company is main contributor to the design aspect of the modern computer and smart-phone industry. The main contributor to the same is Steve Jobs. Steve through transformational leadership and through people oriented attitude created the Apple Inc. The company is known for simplicity and high
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In short the style used by Steve Jobs was autocratic and charismatic (Armstrong M. 1993).
Steve Jobs always followed a philosophy of proving himself before taking any new responsibility. Once the same was done then only he takes on the new position and then make new teams. It enables good understanding among the team members and thus fostering good results (Adair J, 2006). These were people who knew the industry and could be passionate about Apple (Steve Jobs’ Style: Everything we know about Managing is wrong, n.d).

Analysis of the health of that leader’s organization, based upon media information
The company at the time of Steve Jobs is known for innovation and simplicity. The company share at the time of the leader was on top and company was following a well established direction of growth. Post the death of Steve Jobs, the company is struggling with innovation and growth. The company is only upgrading the existing products instead of inventing or innovating the things. This has resulted in the falling of the shares for the company. The financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2014 which ran from July 1, 2014 until September 27, the company posted revenue of $42.1 billion and net quarterly profit of $8.5 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share (adjusted for stock split). These results compare to revenue of $37.5 billion and net profit of $7.5 billion, or $1.18 per diluted share, in
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