Rick Federico is chairman of P. Chang's, which owns and operates a chain of Asian restaurants across different countries. During the time he has...
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Rick Federico is chairman of P.F. Chang's, which owns and operates a chain of Asian restaurants across different countries. During the time he has been head of the company, Federico has taken on the huge tasks of taking the company public and launching Pei Wei, the firm's chain of diners. In addition, he has developed management teams and laid out clear expectations for his employees. He has earned the respect of his managers, his workers, his customers, and even his competitors.

Rick Federico knows the restaurant industry. He began his career as a dishwasher for a steak house and worked his way up the management chain. So he understands everyone's job, from busboy to chef to manager. Federico expects results from every team, manager, and worker. But he expects no less from himself. He believes his greatest tasks as a leader involve remaining focused on his customers, workers, and the food they serve. As P.F. Chang's grows, Federico wants to be sure that the quality of service, atmosphere, and food are always at their highest.

1.       Identify and discuss Federico's personal leadership traits.

2- Choose any three leadership managerial roles and explain how Federico might use them as the head of P.F. Chang's.

3- Which leadership style, in your opinion, should Federico use to achieve the mentioned goals for his company?

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