Apply Modern Theories of Leadership to Resolve Workplace Challenges
|For this assignment, you will be presented with three workplace challenges. For each challenge, you will:
Scenario 1: The prominent leader of an organization was recently terminated due to charges of fraud and embezzlement. A new leader must take over in this crisis situation. What leadership theory could be applied to help this individual lead effectively in this situation? Be sure to share specific strategies based on your chosen theory.
Scenario 2: A young manager has been using rewards to motivate subordinates to complete their work in a timely manner; however, this has caused a culture of competition and ill-will amongst employees. The manager wishes to become a leader and create a more collaborative culture in her workplace. What leadership theory could be applied to help this manager develop the qualities of a leader? Be sure to share specific strategies based on your chosen theory.
Scenario 3: A work team is performing poorly. It was recently discovered that the team leader has low-quality relationships with many of his subordinates. What leadership theory could be applied to help this individual enhance his team’s dynamics and performance? Be sure to share specific strategies based on your chosen theory.
Length: 3, one-two page responses, not including title and reference pages. Combine your three responses into one paper for submission. Use APA formatted headings to label each response.
References: Support each response with at least two scholarly references, for a total of six scholarly references. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.
Your responses should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.