Header: Leadership Style at Applied Research Technologies, Inc.
LEADERSHIP STYLE AT APPLIED RESEARCH TECHNOLOGIES, Inc
Dr. VALERY SHUMATE
BUS 518, ASSIGNMENT #1
Header: Leadership Style at Applied Research Technologies, Inc. 1. Determine the leadership style that Peter Vyas exhibited as he considered the group’s proposal and provide examples of his behavior. As a general manager of the Filtration Unit of Applied Research Technologies (ART), Peter Vyas notices that his teamwork had worked hard diligently to get his project on the right track successfully. The goal of his plan is to reconstruct a mini water-oxidation product. In spite of having two failures to reach the outcomes of this plan over past three years, his team still has good potential to make their goal happens. He never loses his strong interest and enthusiasm, even when his credibility is in jeopardy after two failures. He has an opportunity to get more experience and more knowledge after the failed attempts, so in this case the leadership style of Peter Vyas mainly concentrates Consultative behavior because Peter Vyas believes that if he supports the proposal and his team effort, so he has great chance to bring back his team credibility and enhances his prestige. In this approach, he needs to motivate his colleagues to identify the problems and figure out the solution. For instance, after reviewing the technology, Vyas encourages his evaluation team to follow up the project. Also, working with closely with ITC technologies, gives his team great potential that the oxidation technology has significant impact on the millions of people. His supportive behavior provides an opportunity to recruit and retain good workers to his unit. He also shows himself an energizer and motivator to his unit in order to improve the team’s execution effectively and efficiently. Not only he has strong emphasis on his task based upon the cultures and practices, but...