Organizational behavior and leadership are pivotal issues to any company or organization. They are requisite and interdependent in goal attainment of any company (Dubrin, 2013). Leadership according to Phillips and Gulley (2013) is the activity of directing people in an organization towards realizing set objectives. More importantly, leadership calls for comprehension of human behavior within the organizational setting. Leaders in organizations provide leadership by shaping employee behaviors in a number of ways such as through building team spirit, setting a well-defined vision and motivating coupled with guiding employees.
Background Strategic leadership represents a process used by leaders with an aim to achieve a desirable and well-understood vision through influencing organizational culture, resource allocation, and providing policy directive (Schwartz & Castelli, 2014). The process also includes building consensus in complex and uncertain situations that exists in business environments where there are great opportunities and increased levels of risks (Bibu & El-Moniem, 2011). According to Honore (2009) employee motivation encompasses a host of factors that are either extrinsic or intrinsic which cause employees to pursue organizational goals and act in certain ways. Extrinsic factors emanate from aspects related to an organization such as the provision
This focus is important in growing the company and staying competitive in the market. The company’s effort on managing human resources when using subsidiary companies and maintaining their core values and goals. As stated in ICMR case study “HRM is a strategic function concerned with recruitment, training and development, performance appraisal, communication and labor relations. HR policies guide the various functions of HRM. The need for a particular type of HRM is determined by the need for standardization or adaptation” (ICMR center for management research, 2011).
It is importance because leader can use the leadership styles of path-goal theory to improve their subordinates’ work efficiency. The employees will get poor job performance if there is lack of leadership, while the greater job performance will be show if there is the leadership. Furthermore, this theory also will increase the subordinate’s beliefs whether they have enough ability to achieve their goals. Richard et al. (2013) said that path-goal theory is a cognitive principal to inspire subordinates to perform a standard performance possibilities.
1. Introduction – Importance of Principle of Management (PMG) – Relate with case study – Overview of the content Introduction The purpose of this section is to discuss the importance of management principles, and the impact on each organisation. Principles of management are generally termed as the act of planning, organising and controlling the operations of the basic element of people, materials, machines, methods, money and markets, providing direction and coordination, and giving leadership to human efforts, so as to achieve the sought objectives. Management Principles are essential, underlying factors that form the foundations of a successful management. Based on the book General and Industrial Management by Henri Fayol, there are a
1. Introduction In the organization environment, managers are taking the leadership characters and they act as leaders. They motivate other employees to achieve the target of specific goal of the organization. Leadership is possibly perceived and understands the phenomena of the (Burns, 2010). Naylor (1999) states that effective leadership has different characteristics such as passionate, visionary, creative, inspiring, flexible, innovative, imaginative, courageous, initiates change and experimental.
ANALYSIS OF LEADERSHIP STYLES AND MUSKS’ LEADERSHIP STYLE 2.1 Introduction to leadership An effective leader is someone who knows how to inspire and relate to subordinates, knows how to increase the employees’ motivation and make employees loyal to the organization. (Alkahtani, 2015) Leadership style is the approach an individual use to steer people in the direction that they are going in. Analysis has identified a range of leadership styles based on the number of followers. the most applicable leadership style depends on the operate of the leader, the followers and also the situation. 2.2 Different types of leadership styles Leadership plays a vital role in order for an organization to succeed, by effectively managing and controlling employees the type of leadership style.
Assignment 1. What are the standard assumptions you have about leadership/management The goal of any organization is not only to survive, but also to sustain its existence by improving performance. In order to meet the needs of the highly competitive markets, organizations must continually increase performance, as a result role of leadership is critically important for achieving the performance of organizations. The word “leadership” has been used in various meaning of human. According to our group discussion in term of “leadership” in business world, leadership is not just the person who have the job title or higher range position in an organization but leader is the person who knows the way and ability to demonstrate the possible way to
RODUCTION Achieving a competitive advantage position and enhancing firm performance relative to their competitors are the main objectives that business organizations in particular should strive to attain. A well designed organizational strategic plan and strategic human capital plan is essential. Raduan C. et al (2009) contends that Strategic planning helps determine the direction and scope of an organisation over the long term, matching its resources to its changing environment and, in particular, its markets, customers and clients, so as to meet stakeholder expectations (Johnson and Scholes, 1993). The business environment is constantly changing and being associated with