The Situational Leadership approach requires that a leader analyze the whole situation and then choose a leadership strategy to match it. In this model, leadership is described as being on a continuum between "directive," or telling people what to do, and "supportive," or helping people find their own answers to a problem or challenge. This chapter presents the following content: Situational approach perspective, leadership styles, developmental levels, how does the situational approach work?
The main contents of this chapter include all of the following: Women and leadership perspective, gender and leadership styles, gender and leadership effectiveness, the glass ceiling, breaking the glass ceiling, women and leadership approach.
This is Volume I of two books on how to master Small- and Medium-Sized Projects - SMPs. These projects seldom receive serious attention in project literature of today. But the popularity of the project approach means that smaller, ‘everyday’ tasks can be performed as projects. The goal and purpose of the smaller projects are often very different from those of the bigger projects and need a different approach. The books systematically review the steps or ‘Stepstones’ any project manager needs to negotiate.
Throughout the various extensions of Copenhagen Airport,
there has always been a common focal point - the classical princip-
les of architecture and function that expressed the architectural
trends of the time. A stroll through the terminals is also a stroll
through time and architectural evolution.
As you approach the airport on the Øresund motorway, you
get a sense of the consistent and coherent design in the uniform
facades of glass, steel and aluminium. They converge in a common
line that is continued and reflected in the airport’s hotel - the Hilton
Chapter 2 explains the concept of the trait approach to leadership theory as defined in lecture leadership: theory & practice. The main contents of this chapter include all of the following: Great person theories, historical shifts in trait perspective, what traits differentiate leaders from nonleaders? How does the trait approach work?
This lecture provides an overview of the skills approach to leadership as found in Leadership: theory and practice. This chapter presents the following content: Skills Approach Perspective, three-skill approach (Katz, 1955), skills-based model (Mumford, et al, 2000), how does the skills approach work?
The learning objectives for this chapter include: Identify personal traits and characteristics that are associated with effective leaders, recognize autocratic versus democratic leadership behavior and the impact of each, know the distinction between people-oriented and task-oriented leadership behavior and when each should be used,...
As concerns P, the most common approach is to simply use total
population levels. However, as MacKellar et al. (1995) and others have
pointed out, it is not a priori clear that only the individual, rather than, say,
households or communities, is the relevant demographic unit. To this one
can add that a whole range of other demographic factors beyond simple
population levels might also impact on emissions.
Chapter 4 - Style approach, the main contents of this chapter include all of the following: Style approach perspective, Ohio State studies, University of Michigan studies, Blake & Mouton’s Leadership Grid, how does the style approach work? Inviting you refer.
The following will be discussed in this chapter: Transformational leadership (TL) perspective, a model of transformational leadership transformational leadership factors, full range of leadership model, the additive effects of Tl, other transformational leadership perspectives, how does the transformational approach work?
Chapter 11 – The Psychodynamic Approach to leadership consists of several different ways of looking at leadership yet one fundamental concept is prevalent: personality. In this approach, personality types are emphasized and evidence is presented that suggests that various personality types are better suited to particular leadership positions or situations.
In this chapter you will learn: Understand how leadership is often contingent on people and situations; apply fiedler’s contingency model to key relationships among leader style, situational favorability, and group task performance; use the Vroom-Jago model to identify the correct amount of follower participation in specific decision situations;...
This chapter include objectives: Combine a rational approach to leadership with a concern for people and ethics, recognize your own stage of moral development and ways to accelerate your moral maturation, apply the principles of stewardship and servant leadership,…
Well into the swiftly approaching millennium, project management will continue to be a highly desired skill
in the midst of great change. Because rigid organizational boundaries and responsibilities have blurred and
new technologies are changing the ways of doing business, results must be delivered more quickly and
accurately than ever before. These circumstances call for people who can deal with ambiguity and time
pressures while simultaneously accomplishing project goals—in other words, people who display excellence
in project management....
Audience: Students should write for a range of audiences and adapt their style and
tone so that it is appropriate to the task and audience. Students must be able to take
into consideration an audience’s characteristics, such as its background knowledge,
its interests, and its potential objections to an argument. Strong, effective writing can
overcome or at least influence an audience’s biases and address its limitations.
Well into the swiftly approaching millennium, project management will continue to be a highly desired skill in the midst of great change. Because rigid organizational boundaries and responsibilities have blurred and new technologies are changing the ways of doing business, results must be delivered more quickly and accurately than ever before. These circumstances call for people who can deal with ambiguity and time pressures while simultaneously accomplishing project goals—in other words, people who display excellence in project management....
In addition to testing for the presence of smart money, the disaggregated na-
ture of our fund f low data allows us to examine two key hypotheses with respect
to mutual fund investor behavior. Specifically, we are in a position to compare
the quality of fund selection decisions made by individual and institutional
investors, and likewise to compare fund buying and selling decisions.
The abolition of the entry load and the
revision of trail commission guidelines have
taken care of some key issues, but in turn
have given rise to other aspects which need
to be tackled and resolved.
Mandatory disclosure of commission
earned: A mandatory disclosure alerts the
investor about the extent of distributor gain
while putting the onus on the distributor to
explain the rationale for the switch.