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BUS 610 week 5 paper - Leadership Style BUS 610 Gary Gentry August 8 2011 Bridget Hall Our readings this week have discussed several types of

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Leadership Style BUS 610 Gary Gentry August 8, 2011 Bridget Hall
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Our readings this week have discussed several types of leadership, but I feel that one is the best fits me. First we need to know what a leader is and it is defined as “a social influence process in which the leader seeks voluntary participation of subordinates in an effort to reach organizational goals” (Kinicki & Kreitner, 2009). Therefore, how does one truly determine what their leadership style is? One way to do this is by asking one’s superiors to evaluate and give you feedback on how you are doing as a leader amongst your subordinates through annual evaluations or other means of feedback. I think that I was somewhat of a Laissez-Faire leader when I was first put in this position because I did not really want to take responsibility for the actions of those who I supervised. Now, I am more of a transformational leadership due to my emergent need to reward those for a job well-done and talk to those who are not doing a job acceptably. I put ‘aces’ in their places;
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2012 for the course LAW 670 taught by Professor Bmorinaka during the Winter '11 term at Ashford University.

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BUS 610 week 5 paper - Leadership Style BUS 610 Gary Gentry August 8 2011 Bridget Hall Our readings this week have discussed several types of

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