The Two Presidents
| Qualitative Statements
| Problem Identification
Frances Workman had been president of Willard university for less than two years.
| Frances was excellent speaker.
| Frances was so busy with the external matters that she had little time to bother with the daily operations of the university.
| She made the major operational decisions
| She worked hard to build positive image of Willard university.
| Alvin was not an effective speaker and did not spend much time dealing with the external affairs of the university.
| She delegated the responsibility for daily operations to her three major vice presidents.
| She started a new alumni club to help finance academic needs
| Eastern was not involved in external funded research
| Alvin Thomas was the president of Eastern state for about three years.
| Alvin was not as popular as Frances
| Faculty morale was declining in Eastern and faculty members did not believe they had an important voice in the administration.
| Frances efforts resulted in the increase in enrollment of more than a thousand students in the last year.
| Al spend much of the time working on the internal operation of the university
| Eastern was under censure by the AAUP and that the university had a large number of students without adequate faculty.
| Willard received the largest budget increase ever from the state university board.
| Al was committed in developing a quality university.
| Funds from alumni club totaled almost $2million in its first year.
| She also worked on the internal structure of the organization.
| Eastern student enrollment declined slightly by almost 300 students.
| Question 1) Based on the information provided attempt to describe Frances and Al’s leadership styles. Ans: Frances was considered as a transformational leader as case clearly highlights that she helped Willard over some its old problems. She was an excellent speaker and used every opportunity to speak to citizen groups...
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