Pick a famous leader from the past 150 years that can also be described as a teacher. Which of the five types of teacher/leaders presented in the text do you think best describes this person’s style (shaman, priest, elected leader, missionary, or mystic healer)? Provide examples to support your decision.
Manning and Curtis list four major types of change that affect the workplace: Structure, Tasks, Technology, and People. Research and describe an example of each type of change and explain, as a leader, what actions you would take to make each transition easier for employees to cope with.
How can you recognize if an employee is experiencing burnout, and what are some steps you can take to help that person recover? Next, describe a program you would consider implementing into the workplace to prevent future burnout.
In “The One Minute Manager,” Blanchard and Johnson describe three secrets to leadership success: one-minute goal setting, one-minute praising, and one-minute reprimand. Explain each in your own words and describe how you would incorporate them into your leadership style.
- One-minute goal setting
- One-minute praising
- One-minute reprimand