Capstone Assignment Brian J King - CTE 675 - Administration & Supervision & Leadership
1 May 2008
Presented by: Brian J. King
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Situational Leadership (LBA Model)
Every situation requires a unique leadership style blend based on
the development level of your subordinates.
Focuses on both task (directive) & relationship (supportive)
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An issue that arrises when a group becomes complacent and
does not express their own views; causing the group to lose
effectiveness and the ability to innovate.
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Culture & Leadership
Each cultural sect that the GLOBE study was broken into has
their own special attributes that you must be aware of and be
ﬂexible to address the needs of these cultures.
GLOBE study - 9 cultural dimensions
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A mental model that helps the leader assess the components of
Both environmental & organizational needs & problems.
McGrath’s Critical leadership functions
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As a leader I am going to strive to be as aware as possible of my
subordinates needs and adapt my leadership style based on
Will make subordinates more committed and dedicated and work
will be of high quality.
Assess all potential parties and ensure that complacence in
decision making is not due to Groupthink.
Utilize team based leadership skills to effectively analyze
situations & the environment associated to properly choose a
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Mainly s2 (coaching) on LBA situational leadership model
High supportive/high directive
S4 & S3 are secondary strengths
Personal leadership assessment
More leader then manager (73%)
Flexibility score - 26
Effectiveness score - 53
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Distributed work environments become more prevalent
Companies such as 37Signals (37signals.com)
Companies must remain organized and have a leader that has a
high level of ﬂexibility.
As distributed work environments become more prevalent so will
cultural differences that need to be addressed by a leader.
Leaders & subordinates will be increasingly required to be aware of
cultural differences & address them appropriately.
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