665666.12-Leader versus Manager.docx - Running head LEADER VERSUS MANAGER Leader versus Manager Institutional Affiliation Date Leader versus Manager

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Running head: LEADER VERSUS MANAGER Leader versus Manager Institutional Affiliation: Date: Leader versus Manager Dunn's Ski Emporium is a business that was founded twenty-five years ago by Joseph Dunn. The business is located in the Rocky Mountains of Vail town, Colorado. The company mainly specializes in selling skiing equipment's and doing their repairs. This sporting store helps the skiers with their challenged ski or broken equipment. Dunn's Sporting store carries its operations in the Step Mountains of Colorado. This is comprised of trails, terrains, and chairlifts; and access to glades, cruisers, terrain parks, steeps, and half-pipes; it provides powder tours, cross-country skiing, ski/snowboard and snowshoe tours. The company's employees are always there to provide training facilities for the beginners and families; organizes sporting activities and events, and offers off-slope activities. The company's building is known for its cozy ambiance that has western decor and two other store fireplaces that have large windows facing the Rocky Mountains. The business usually specializes in turnaround times on repairs and pick up in one day on the new equipment. This has
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2 LEADER VERSUS MANAGER made Dunn's sporting store to be far above its competitors around the area, for the return business from both the visitors and the locals (Jones, 2010). The skiers have the opportunity to ski right at its door and leave from its back in order back to the slopes. Dunn's ski Emporium staff is knowledgeable, friendly and local. Dunn's Sporting store has a collective responsibility that makes sure the company is a rewarding place to work and that the community a desirable place to live. The business respects and nurtures the delicate balance between the emporium and the community that makes the company unique. With the combination of the business's values with the mountain sports, community, culture, history, and environment makes its market be unique. The company has so far been successful because it believes in the principles and values that it has set in place. The vision and mission of Dunn's Ski Emporium Vision: to be always together with the sports served, and not to be distinguished from them. Mission: to profitably manufacture, design, and bring the market technical and innovative products of high quality, exemplary durability and high performance that are targeted towards the primary goal of customers, mountaineers, climbers and off-piste skiers (Zheng, Yang and McLean, 2010). The organizational structure The organizational system of Dunn's Sporting store is autocratic. The reason for this is because its leader Joseph Dunn makes the decision concerning the business alone. He usually
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