Different Leadership Styles Affecting Group Communication in Google

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February 14, 2011

Different Leadership Styles Affecting Group Communication in Google Framing would affect the group communication greatly at Google simply because, since they are a company where they are trying to provide service for the consumers and they would need to know exactly what they want, by using the Framing type of leadership, that would help the leaders to communicate to their employees exactly what the consumers want. Charismatic Leadership would affect the group communication at Google as well. Being a charismatic leader means a person who has a vision, in which Google has a vision to provide exactly what the consumers want when they go to use their search engine. Also being a charismatic leader means being perceptive of others’ abilities and Google does just that when they hired their employees and communicating to them that they look for not only experience but their ability as well. Transformational Leaders inspire followers to transcend their own self-interests for the good of the organization and are capable of having a profound and extraordinary effect on their followers. Google states that around there, being yourself is a job requirement. They encourage their employees to express themselves because they count on it. Intellectual curiosity and passionate perspectives drives their policies, their work environment, their perks, and their profits. Transactional Leaders guide or motivate their followers in the direction of established goals by clarifying role and task requirements. Google guides and motivates their employees by having a set of enacted values in which they call “Ten Things.” Those then things are focusing on the user and all else will follow, it is best to do one thing really, really well, fast is better than slow, democracy on the web works, you do not need to be at your desk to need an answer, you can make money without doing...
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