Acquiring cutting edge IT might give it a competitive advantage, but at greater risk because the IT is cutting edge. On the other hand, the use of well-tested, mature IT that is also being used by many others reduces the risk, but it also may eliminate competitive advantage possibilities. How can the organization decide where along the continuum of very mature to cutting edge technology it belongs in its IT acquisition strategy?
Consider the statements “The best way to challenge a leader is to attack its strengths” and “The best way to attack a leader is to avoid a head-on assault and to adopt a flanking strategy.” Take a stand and justify one statement, supporting it with examples.
Differentiate management’s role from leadership’s role in deciding the most appropriate area for global expansion. As the chief information officer, how would you meld the two roles?
Models are used to explain current situations. Better models provide a level of predictability as factors change. When deciding on a course of global expansion, would you focus first on a process model or a leadership model? Explain your answer.
Which of the classical leadership styles exemplifies this company?
What is the added value of this leadership style?
What impact does this leadership style have on the organization’s overall image?
Contrast this leadership style with United Airlines, named the worst company in America to work for by glassdoor.com.
Based on your experiences and research, what kind of leadership style is needed to promote efficiency in an organization?
What contingencies affect this outcome?
Do you think the leader’s cultural base influences her/his ability to lead globally and does cultural base impact innovativeness?
What are some other examples of how a manager and a leader approach the same task in different ways?
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This should include a brief history, their approach to leadership on leading the organization, themselves and others, also their traits, skills, style and approach on leadership. Explain their leadership styles under the various leadership theories and a comparison of the two leaders (similarities and differences). I also need a summary of the significant findings and perspectives acquired from the following article.
1. Houghton, J. D., & Yoho, S. K. (2005). Toward a contingency model of leadership and psychological empowerment: when should self-leadership be encouraged?. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 11(4), 65-83.
2. Howell, J. P., DelaCerda, J., Martínez, S. M., Prieto, L., Bautista, J. A., Ortiz, J. & Méndez, M. J. (2007). Leadership and culture in Mexico. Journal of World Business, 42(4), 449-462.
In reflecting on the creation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to increase accountability through new mandatory standards, what are some possible explanations as to why unethical conduct occurs in financial management?