The Leadership Culture Of A Small Business Organization

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As an owner of a small business, you have noticed that the leadership culture in your organization has been ineffective, which has decreased employee’s morale. The owner has decided to discuss this issue with their supervisor and staff in the organization in order to increase leadership culture. The owner need to develop an effective and efficient leadership plan before meeting with their supervisor and staff. Another challenges that small business organization will faced are labor relations such as compliance and collaboration. Compliance relies on the application of labor law, while collaboration relies to a great extent on labor relations. Labor and management use one of these strategies or a combination of both whereas…show more content…
• How does this theory address organization change? • What are the leader’s behaviors and characteristics? • What are the follower’s behaviors and characteristics? • What situational characteristics does this theory work in? • Provide two examples of this theory in action. The situational leadership theory focuses on the best leadership styles to address organization changes even in small business environment. This theory said that a leader must select the right styles and the follower must mature to accept responsible for their behavior while the organization is going through changes. This theory has two variables that will help to address the changes in the organization. The first variable is task behaviors, is the degree to which follower have the appropriate job knowledge and skills and their need for less or more guidance and direction (Hughes et al, 2015, p. 534). According to the book, this behavior tell employee what to do, how to do it, when to do it, and who is to do it. The task behaviors are equivalent to the readiness of follower so in Situational Leadership Model, (S1, telling) mean the follower need a lot of direction from the leader (Hughes et al, 2015, p. 535). In the selling quadrant (S2), the follower lacks the skill to be able to succeed during this situation. The S3 or participating quadrant, the follower need very little guidance with respect to how to their jobs. Last quadrant (S4) or delegating, the followers are willing
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