March 4, 2013
FROM: Manager of New Department
DATE: March 4, 2013
SUBJECT: Team Leadership
To be successful in the new market segment, our team must efficiently accomplish the goals set by the company. A leadership approach for each team member was developed based on the theories of leadership and each member's individual personality.
Marie and Teresa's Personality Assessment
Based on the results of the personality assessment, Marie and Teresa possess extroverted, intuitive, feeling, and perceiving attributes ("What’s My Jungian 16-Type Personality Self-Assessment,” n.d.). They are people-oriented, creative, and highly optimistic. They are motivated by interactions with people and enjoy a large social circle of acquaintances that require social situations to fuel their energy. Their personalities tend to focus their attention on the big picture rather than the details and prefer to have different options should circumstances change. They respond to the need for urgency to accomplish goals and they value proactivity to become a successful part of the group.
I plan to lead them by using a democratic and participative style of leadership successfully. I will make sure to involve them in my decision-making process, delegate authority, and encourage their feedback. I will also use a transformational approach because of their need to be connected to their leader and their feeling of reaching their optimal potential in the workplace.
Jim's Personality Assessment
Based on the results of the personality assessment, Jim possesses extroverted, sensing, thinking, and judging attributes ("What’s My Jungian 16-Type Personality Self-Assessment," n.d.). He is realistic, logical, analytical, decisive, and has a natural head for business or...