Discussion for module 5: leadership environment


In previous discussions, you analyzed your organization’s (a) mission, vision, and values to determine how well these statements aligned with the core business; (b) strategic planning process; (c) organizational design; and (d) the organizational culture. You will now critique the organization’s leadership environment.

Discussion Prompt

For the weekly discussion, please respond to the following prompts or questions in a single paragraph. All responses should be in complete sentences. Do not simply respond to each question; weave the responses into a coherent paragraph.

  • Describe and evaluate the leader of your organization. Maintain anonymity as required.
  • What are his/her traits (10.3) https://open.lib.umn.edu/principlesmanagement/chapter/10-3-who-is-a-leader-trait-approaches-to-leadership/vv  ? Behaviors (10.4)  https://open.lib.umn.edu/principlesmanagement/chapter/10-4-what-do-leaders-do-behavioral-approaches-to-leadership/    ? Roles (10.5) https://open.lib.umn.edu/principlesmanagement/chapter/10-5-what-is-the-role-of-the-context-contingency-approaches-to-leadership/ Use the textbook sections as a guide.
  • Complete the LMX self-assessment (10.6) https://open.lib.umn.edu/principlesmanagement/chapter/10-6-contemporary-approaches-to-leadership/  What did your scores reveal in terms of your relationship with the leader?

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