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).
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. In this theory, there are four types of leadership styles from path-goal theory which is directive, supportive, participative, and achievement-oriented to show that using path-goal theory to influence the
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.
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).
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.
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.
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
Colin Kaepernick has been sitting during the National Anthem ever since football season started. Many people have been following Kaepernick's example. However, one coach is going to punish players who decide to sit during the National Anthem. He stated that if he catches any of his players sitting down during the National Anthem, then they will have to sit down for the entire game.
In the option essay of “The Trouble with Online Education” Mark Edmundson started with question about what people are thinking that the lawyers learn from their clients and the patient's teaches the doctor about the medicine. He also talk about how the teacher are also need to learn from the students and how they can improve their teaching so it would be best fit for all the students in the classroom. He talk about how a president was dismissed because she was not moving forward fast enough on the internet learning. He gave himself and his student as an example of how the teacher should learned from the students and at the same time the students also learn from the teacher. Edmundson also compare the online teacher to a school teacher.
In his pre Father’s Day essay, “Does Fatherhood Make You Happy?” Daniel Gilbert, an author and psychology professor at Harvard, points out how parents, specifically fathers, would think that their children make them happy, but that studies prove the contrary. Gilbert argues, that paying a lot for something is bound to make people happy, and that because, caring for children entails so much time and work, parents assume their children make them happy. Gilbert suggests, that although children do not make their parents happy all the time, the moments in which they do, surpasses every unhappy moment. He also claims, that because children take over their parents life, they become their one and only great pleasure.