Module4.docx - My former manager at Northrop Grumman is named Jeannie Isabelle In my limited life experience I have a hard time thinking of examples

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My former manager at Northrop Grumman is named Jeannie Isabelle. In my limited life experience, I have a hard time thinking of examples where I have truly witnessed exceptional leadership, but upon reading the prompt, she was the first person that came to mind. My answer became exceptionally clear when I finished reading Building and Sustaining a Winning Culture . John Spence’s booklet strongly emphasizes the importance building a productive and engaging work culture, and this is exactly what Jeannie accomplished. A key idea Jeannie understood was the importance of speaking with her employees frequently. While in the thick of a hectic work cycle, we would have thirty-minute one-on-one sessions once a week. My experiences with future managers proved that this was a luxury as opposed to an expectation. We would discuss anything, from needing help with work problems to personal ideas and goals. She knew that by befriending her employees, they would want to put their best effort into their work. When doing
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  • Spring '18
  • Dr. Uzbil

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