The Impact Of Managerial Styles On Organizational Effectiveness

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Task 1

1. An evaluation on leadership theories
2. An evaluation of the impact of managerial styles on organizational effectiveness
3. An analysis of how motivational theory can inform employee motivation
4. An analysis of theories relating to work relationships and interaction

Report Evaluation of leadership theories
There are various theories of leadership and they each carry their own values for decades now. To become a successful leader one must not only understand but learn to follow them as well. Leadership should be distinguished from management. Management involves planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling, and a manager is someone who performs these functions. A manager has formal authority by virtue
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In fact Gordon Allport, an American psychologist,".identified almost 18,000 English personality-relevant terms" (Matthews, Deary & Whiteman, 2003, p. 3).The trait theory of leadership focused on analyzing mental, physical and social characteristic in order to gain more understanding of what is the characteristic or the combination of characteristics that are common among leaders.
There are some different theories are done by different peoples.
Find the below: Eyesenks’s Personality theory and Cattell’s theory will be discussed.
B. Great Man Theory: The great man theory of leadership is one of the earliest theories used to explain and understand leadership. The great man theory was a popular 19th century idea according to which history can be largely explained by the impact of great men, or heroes: highly influential individuals who, due to either their personal charisma, intelligence, wisdom or Machiavellianism utilized their power. This theory also says that leaders are born, and not made. In1860, Herbert Spencer, an English philosopher disputed the great man theory by affirming that these heroes are simply the product of their times and their actions the results of social conditions.

C. Behavioral theories: Behavioral theory says, leaders can be made rather than born. Behavior theory assumes that the success of a leader is based
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