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The staff would work in an environment where there is one boss adopting a commander leadership style. The management (D’Alessio and company) together run the show. If they decide that on Tuesday night the staff all need to wear blue fluorescent shoes then that is what the staff will wear. There is no discussion or debate about it. Wearing only a pair of trousers and a bow tie is very avant garde for most people. However it is very appropriate in a Studio 54 setup. Although the environment lends itself to a degree of creativity, it is not an individual space where a staff member can display family pictures. No. The space is for patrons and patrons alone who are given preference in every locale in the business. I would say provision would have been made for a management office and a small location for staff to have a meal or take their required drugs, but the entire focus is once again to satisfy the customers. Think of other forms of entertainment like a cabaret stage production. Staff are required to put on a show. So while they are at work they are working in a fantasy world where the only reality is a paycheck and clocking in an out of the club. There are a great many young, attractive, and muscular men so if anyone doesn't fit the bill they will be shown the door and replaced within a very short period of time. I would go so far as to say the staff could be seen as mercenaries because they are not building a career out of serving drinks. They simply do what they are told, for a paycheck, (Brusseau, 2012). 2. The attitude of Studio 54 towards its consumers could be described as exclusive and responsive. They were responding to their consumers' every whim. If the consumer wanted a blue wine glass, the Studio 54 team would probably search everywhere and have it ready for their consumer to use on their next visit. The consumers were very highly valued, probably as much as we value our favorite movie star. If we could get our movie star to come to our restaurant or our diner we would bend over backwards to keep them happy. The attitude of Studio 54 could also be seen as exclusive. They support only their patrons and becoming one would place a consumer in a
superior category, (Brusseau, 2012). 3. Transformational leadership style goes much further than just the office work. It focuses on developing a business into a very stable enterprise bu focusing on building and maintaining teams, going on company outings and ideas that can push the company into new zones of performance by using various ways of motivating each person in the team, (Ingram, 2019). Transactional leadership is a style of leadership which is task focused and can be likened to a financial transaction. Things are very clear and everyone knows the rules. Transactional leadership uses reward and punishment equally, e.g. you want to get something, then you need to give something. You don't follow the rules you get punish but if you do, you will be rewarded. Very simple, (About, Inc. Dotdash, 2011) .