Nt1330 Unit 4

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1.1 Describe the factors that will influence the choice of leadership styles or behaviours in workplace situations
A leadership style is how you chose to behave as a leader or manager. The factors which influence your decision on which leadership style you chose to use are;
You
Your team or individual
The situation
I assist the Managing Director of the organisation I work for, who has taken over the management of the drawing office department. We are currently in the process of implementing a new database that caters for 3D drawings. As one of the employees who works in the drawing office has been with the organisation for many years, working in the same department they don’t like change. The leadership style I would use in this situation is- AUTHORATIVE. I would choose this style because in this situation the decision to change the system has already been made and I would rely on the threat of negative consequences to ensure compliance. I would tell them exactly what is going to happen but giving them reasons and benefits of doing what I say. For example; I would explain that the new database would make their day to day tasks easier and more time efficient in the long run. Eventually all computers in the drawing office will have only the new database and the old database will be deleted, if they do not participate in
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The lowest level on the hierarchy is ‘Biological and Physiological needs’, this includes – air, food, drink, shelter, warmth, sex, sleep etc. (the basic needs for human survival) Maslow's theory suggests that the most basic level of needs must be met before the individual will focus motivation upon the secondary or higher level needs. For example; People are motivated to work to put a roof over their heads and to put food on the table. With their basic needs satisfied they can then motivate themselves for the secondary or higher level of needs, the needs then become more

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