CrowellN_OST 4071_HW Assignment 1-4

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Jonathan Sutton, Tiffany Brown, Diedre Mathis, Nicole Crowell Leadership Development Group Assignments Chapter 1-10 Chapter 1 1. What are the essential components of the definition of leadership? “Leading” “guiding and directing on a course” “Serving as a channel” 2. What are the essential components of the definition of leadership effectiveness? An effective leader is some one who leads and the group does well, “Leaders are effective when their followers are satisfied” 3. Why do we need leaders? “To keep groups orderly and focused” “To accomplish task” “To make sense of the world” “To be romantic ideals” 4. Provide one example each of an effective and a successful leader? (A) President Clinton in the book is described as an effective leader, because through it all he still helped the country overcome obstacles, such as economy and stability. (B) Successful Leaders are someone who completes the goal they are put in place to accomplish. No matter if it loses stability and/ or hurts the group. 5. What are some obstacles of an effective leader? (a)Leaders face a lot of uncertainty that creates pressure for quick responses and solutions. (b) Organizations are unforgiving and rigid, in their push for short-term and immediate performance; they do not allow room for mistakes.
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Jonathan Sutton, Tiffany Brown, Diedre Mathis, Nicole Crowell Leadership Development Group Assignments Chapter 1-10 (c) Organizations do not want change and rather fall back on old ideas to solve many of their problems. So change is railed against. (d) Organization build character that is followed by it society and even though they want better results they cautiously accept change. (e) It is hard sometimes for leaders to interpret their findings into something the company can understand. 6.
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