10 discussions – due in 40 hours – 200 words each | MGT 380 Leadership for Organizations | Ashford University

 
   

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Total of 1000 words – each discussion is 200 words each

  

`MGT 380 – 10 discussions

Please be sure that all discussions have their own reference list and each discussion is separated

Each chapter from the book is posted

  

Implementing   Change

After watching the Change is Good… You Go First (Links to an external site.) movie clip, list three ways in which change can impact your leadership at work and two ways it can impact your leadership at home or in your personal life. What was the most important thing you learned from the clip?
 

Guided Response: Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length.  

  

Authentic   Leadership

Read the article, “Doing Good Requires Authentic Leadership (Links to an external site.).” Based on the content presented in the article, why is it important for a leader to be consistently authentic with his or her stakeholders? How can an authentic leader’s sense of purpose, values and relationships connect with and improve his or her community? How does a leader’s authenticity and integrity relate to servant leadership? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
 

Guided Response: Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length.

  

Ethical   Leadership

Give an example of ethical leadership. What are the characteristics of ethical leadership? And why do you think ethical leadership is important?
 

Guided Response: Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length.

  

Leadership   Traits

 
 

Please watch the video, “What you can learn from Steve Jobs (Links to an external site.).” Based on the content presented in the video, what leadership traits made Steve Jobs an effective leader? Some researchers have found that leaders have certain traits related to social intelligence; how did Steve Jobs’ social intelligence play a role in his success and how did it impact people and results? Do you consider Steve Jobs to be a transformational or transactional leader? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
 

Guided Response: Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length. 

  

Cultural   Differences

Why is it important for a leader to be able to manage across cultures? Communicate your thoughts on the following statement: “Leaders who cannot understand cultural differences in people cannot lead or manage them.”
 

Guided Response: Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length.

  

Corporate Culture

Read the information regarding Zappos in your book.  Does the leader impact organizational culture or does organizational culture impact the leader?  Explain.  If you were the leader of Zappos, what new elements would you add to the corporate culture? Explain.  How does the corporate culture impact vision, mission, and strategy at Zappos?
 

Guided Response: Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length. 

  

Frame of   Reference 

Take Assessment 9.3 (Your Leadership Frame of Reference) in the textbook. Tally your scores and report your scores in your initial post. Also in your initial post, analyze what the scores of the assessment reveal about your Frame of Reference. Do you think the assessment is accurate? Why or why not? Would you want to change your approach? Why or why not? What are you going to do to improve or change your frame of reference as you are more involved in leadership?
 

Guided Response: Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length.  

  

Vision, Mission,   Strategy

What is the role of leadership as it relates to vision, mission, and strategy in an organization? Give specific examples.
 

Guided Response: Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length. 

  

Team Leadership

If you were assigned to work a year in one of the following types of teams and had to choose only one, which would it be and why? (a) functional team, (b) cross-functional team, (c) self-managed team, (d) shared-leadership team, and (e) multiteam systems (MTSs)
 

Guided Response: Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length.  

  

Change Theory

Leaders can improve the chances for a successful change outcome by following Kotter’s eight-step change theory. Pick three of the eight-step change theory components and give an example for each step that explains how leaders can implement it to effect change.
 

Guided Response: Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length. 

Required Text

Weiss, J. W. (2015). An introduction to leadership. (2nd ed.). Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/

· This text is a Constellation™ course digital materials (CDM) title.

  

Required Article

Sinha, P. (2013, December 20). Doing good requires authentic leadership (Links to an external site.). Forbes. Retrieved from http://www.forbes.com/sites/prernasinha/2013/12/20/43/

  

Required Multimedia

Forbes. (2011, October 5). What you can learn from Steve Jobs (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtT9N9L_4-w