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Motivation through Leadership – The Case Study of Ms Zee, MBA

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Motivation through Leadership Question: Ms Zee, MBA graduate from OUM, came home to manage her family business upon the death of her father.  She found the morale and productivity of the employees low due much to the autocratic leadership of her father, who built the company from scratch, and his long illness.  Discuss how she could motivate the staff and …

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Motivation through Leadership

Question: Ms Zee, MBA graduate from OUM, came home to manage her family business upon the death of her father.  She found the morale and productivity of the employees low due much to the autocratic leadership of her father, who built the company from scratch, and his long illness.  Discuss how she could motivate the staff and get the company …

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The leadership of Gary Convis

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Question: Do you think Fiedler’s position power, task structure, or leader-member relations was the most important aspect of Gary Convis’s leadership at the Georgetown plant? The first comprehensive contingency model for leadership was developed by Fred Fiedler which is an expansion of the leadership flexibility theory. The Fiedler contingency model proposes that effective group performance depends on the proper match …

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The Leadership of Akio Toyoda

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Question: How would you describe Akio Toyoda’s leadership style?  Explain. Akio Toyoda’s leadership style can best be described as a combination of a transformational and entrepreneurial leadership.  Transformational leadership is a leadership that inspires the entire organisation and affects the employee’s belief by gathering their wills and encouraging employees to perform to their leader’s vision.  (Certo & Certo, 2006, pp …

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The leadership behaviour of Yoshi Inaba

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Question: Where on the continuum of leadership behavior would you place Yoshi Inaba, and why? In 1938, Lewin and Lippitt proposed classifications of leaders based on how much involvement leaders placed into task and relationship needs. This range of leadership behaviors was expressed along a continuum by Tannenbaum & Schmidt in 1973, ranging from boss-centered to subordinate-centered. The furthest on …

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