Bus660 week 3 discussions 1&2

DISCUSSION 1  

The base rate of managerial incompetence is estimated to be 50 to  75%. This means that a majority of people in positions of authority have  difficulties getting a group of people to work effectively together or  get results.

  1. What do you think about this percentage? For example, is it too high or too low, and why?
  2. Think about the effective and ineffective leaders for whom you have  worked. Using the overview of leader traits and skills provided in this  week’s lecture and readings, what traits did the effective leaders  possess and/or what behaviors did they exhibit that caused them to get  results?
  3. What traits and/or behaviors did the ineffective leaders demonstrate

 

DISCUSSION 2  A critical component of a leader’s success is their ability to  develop effective relationships with their superiors, their co-workers,  and their subordinates.  Propose and discuss at least three strategies a  leader should adopt to enhance their relationships with superiors,  co-workers and subordinates.  Discuss the importance of developing  relationships within all levels of the organization.