Leadership Challenge: Selecting Team Members

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Leadership Challenge: Selecting Team Members
Suzanne C. Aromashodu
American InterContinental University
 
Leadership & Ethics for Managers

Dr. Rich Bergstrom

July 21, 2010

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Abstract ………..………………………………………….……….……………………………. Page 3

Leading vs. Managing ……………………..…………………………………………………………………... Page 4 Team-based Organizations …..….………………………………………………………..………………… Page 5 – 7

A Literture Review …………………………………………..………………………..…………………… Page 8 - 9 References ……………………………………….……….……………………………….………. Page 10

Abstract

When we think leader, we think of the person in charge, the person who is making all the decisions within an organization. We believe that a leader should be charismatic, smart and able to influences others to do what they want and be successful at their role. Nahavandi (2006) defines a leader as a person who influences individuals and groups within an organization, helps them in establishing goals and guides them towards achievement of those goals, which allows them to be effective. In order to be a good leader you will need to be effective in your role. Effective leaders are proven when their supporters achieve their goals, can work together as a team and can adjust to the many changes within the company and the changing demands from exterior forces. Is there a difference between a manager and a leader? Most people would say that a good manager can be a good leader. The functions of a manager are similar to that of a leader; the functions of a manager are to bring order and regularity to the company by planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing directing and controlling. Throughout this report we will show the differences between leading and managing. Should the company move towards a team based, empowered organization and why. We will provide ways in which to deal with resistance to the new changes within the company.

Leading vs. Managing

Leading and managing is...
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