Cardinal Stritch University
May 16, 2012
Factors in the External Environments
First we must describe a good Organizational Leaders; most good leaders are very controlled in the pursuit of their goals. Where most individuals would be simply distracted or dejected, good leaders discipline their minds to keep focused and steady regardless of the situation at hand. Leadership is the art of influencing positive outcomes in a variety of organizational situations. The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits. But businesses cannot be merely concerned with just its profit but also with promoting desirable social ends; that business has a social conscience and takes seriously its responsibilities for providing employment, eliminating discrimination, avoiding pollution and whatever else may be the catchwords of the contemporary crop of reformers. Leadership Styles and their uses, leadership styles influence many aspects of organizational behavior, including employee’s acceptance to the organizational norms and values. Authoritarian leadership: This style, sometimes called autocratic (do what I tell you), is used when leaders tell their followers what they want done and how they want it accomplished, without input or advice from their followers. Democratic leadership: this style, also called participative, (Let’s work together to solve this) the leader includes one or more other individuals in the decision making process to determine what to do and how to do it. Using this style is not a sign of weakness but rather a sign of strength which others will respect. Traits of Laissez faire leadership style; also known as delegate leadership style -you take care of the problem while I go elsewhere; the leader allows others to make the decisions. Shareholders or stockholders own parts or shares of...