LDR 531 Complete Course 1- 5(Organizational Leadership) A+Graded

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LDR 531 (Organizational Leadership)


Week 1

Week 1 DQ 1: In what specific ways can an individual influence an organization through the quality of his or her management and leadership skills?

Week 1 DQ 2: What is a significant employee behavior issue that managers confront in the workplace? According to organizational behavior theories, how do you think it should be addressed?

Week 1 DQ 3: What is the difference between managers and leaders? Is it possible to be an effective manager without being a leader? Provide examples to support your answer.

Week 1 Assignment:

Tyco – Examining a Business Failure (1100+ Words)


Week 2

Week 2 DQ 1: What factors do you think influence employee job satisfaction? Compare and contrast these factors to the factors most important to you.

Week 2 DQ 2: How does a manager’s personality and values affect his or her job performance? Provide a specific example. Very seldom do people hand you a list of their values. How do you infer other people’s values?

Week 2 DQ 3: When appropriate, how can managers assist employees in controlling their emotions and moods in the workplace?

Week 2 Assignments:

Creating a Plan for Positive Influence (1200+ Words)


Week 3

Week 3 DQ 1:After completing the Williams Institute for Ethics and Management assessments, Ethics Awareness Inventory and Ethical Choices in the Workplace, located in Week Three on your Resource page, evaluate how a company structures or uses groups or teams. Do you feel the organization would be a good fit for you based on what you learned through the Williams assessment? Why or why not?

Week 3 DQ 2:How would you modify your communication style to better accommodate team or group members with contrasting communication styles? Be sure to provide specific examples.

Week 3 DQ 3: What recommendations can you make for effective communication among coworkers who have contrasting communication styles? Be sure to provide specific examples.

Week 3 Assignment:

Tyco – Addressing the Challenges of Groups and Teams (1450+ Words)

Week 4

Week 4 DQ 1: In what type of organization do you think your leadership style would be most effective, and in what organization would it be least effective? Compare and contrast these two types of organizations.

Week 4 DQ 2: How does a manager’s leadership style influence his or her effectiveness in the workplace? Provide a specific example.

Week 4 DQ 3: Socialization could be compared to brainwashing. What are the differences between the two, and how can socialization be used ethically within an organization?

Week 4 Assignment:

Determining Your Perfect Position (1400+ Words)

Week 5

Week 5 DQ 1: What leadership elements within different positions support or hinder the change effort in the Gene One scenario?

Week 5 DQ 2: What factors of the innovative business that you researched do you think could be implemented within Gene One to make its change effort more successful?

Week 5 DQ 3: After analyzing Gene One’s options for its future, answer the following question: As a leader within the organization, do you think its current organizational structure and leadership style are appropriate to its going public? Why or why not?

Week 5 Assignment:

Week 5 Options for Implementing a Leadership Change (2050+ Words)

Week 6

Week 6 DQ 1: How has the structure of today’s archetypal, large organization changed from the typical organization of the past? What is the most significant event in the evolution of organizational structure? Be sure to defend your response.

Week 6 DQ 2: In an organization you are familiar with, identify at least one substitute for leadership. If you are not familiar with an organization that utilizes substitutes for leadership, research organizations that use substitutes for leadership through the University Library. Explain how the substitutes for leadership functions.

Week 6 DQ 3: Recommend a change in the workplace where you currently work or a workplace that you are familiar with, a change that would empower employees while improving the dynamics of the workplace.


Week 6 Assignment:

 Affecting Change   (1950+ Words)


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