Introduction: It is important to understand what a leader is because it equips an individual to become a better leader and also makes an individual obey authority. A leader is a visionary meaning that they guide teams to wards achieving common goals. A leader is a problem solver because he understands the dynamics of the
Leadership is a challenging role, especially in the healthcare environment that is conventionally complex and inter-disciplinary. Finding a leader such as the interviewed DNS who understands various concepts in leadership practice such as crisis management, change and conflict management, and transformational leadership and is willing to steer the team to the achievement of organizational goals
Transactional and Transformational Leaders Transactional leadership focuses on group performance, organization, and supervision roles. Leaders who implement this style of leadership pay attention to specific tasks and promote employees’ compliance through punishments and rewards. Essentially, in this type of leadership, rewards and punishments are dependent on the followers’ performances (Woods, 2019). Hence, the relationship between
The Coercive Contribution Conundrum (Case 1006) The mission of the National Institute for Engineering Ethics (NIEE) is to promote ethics in engineering practice and education.  One component of NIEE is the Applied Ethics in Professional Practice (AEPP) program, providing free engineering ethics cases for educational purposes.  The following case may be reprinted if it is
Introduction Northern County Legal services (NCLS) is a non-profitable legal firm that matches clients who cannot afford a lawyer with legal counsels offering pro bono services. The firm concentrates on housing and employment law but may also offer assistance on other legal needs. Most of the company employees are volunteers, among whom many are law
In the recent years, the media has been awash with scandals involving huge corporations, in which managers at the helm of the corporations have been accused and charged with ethical and criminal wrongdoing. Embezzlement of funds, sexual harassment, fraud, and misappropriation/siphoning of company and employee funds are just among some unethical issues that have emerged
Silence is a 2016 film directed by Martin Scorsese that highlights the struggles of Fr. Sebastião Rodrigues and Fr. Francisco Garupe, Italian Jesuit catholic priests on a mission to find whereabouts of their mentor priest, Fr. Cristóvão Ferreira, who had been on a mission to preach Christianity to the Japanese. News had reached Italy that
Introduction Leaders use different methods to accomplish tasks and lead their followers towards achieving organizational goals and objectives. Crises are perhaps the best instances to gauge the leaders’ skills, especially in guiding the organization through and out of the crisis. Aside from entertainment, movies offer valuable lessons in different aspects of life, leadership among them.
Leaders can portray different leadership traits. Peter Northouse (2018) mentions six leadership traits, which are intelligence, confidence, charisma, determination, sociability, and integrity. From the list, charisma is the most important trait because it gives a leader the ability to do extraordinary things, while sociability seems to be the least important because the trait can vary
Effective Leader Jim Collins coined the concept of level 5 leadership in which he outlines the characteristics of an effective leader. He discovered that effective leaders show humility and are not driven by personal glory in pursuit of success. Effective leadership traits benefit organizations and staff by empowering them to enhance performance. Characteristics of an