,How do your organization’s leaders influence your organization’s culture? How does the leadership of your organization achieve organizational goals?
2.Can someone who is a leader not be a manager? Why or why not? Can someone who is a manager not be a leader? Why or why not?
3.What are some skills that leaders need to possess? How can managers develop leadership skills?
4.How has management changed because of the increased role of globalization? Would a good leader in one country automatically be a good leader in another country? What characteristics should a leader have to make them successful globally?
Provide some examples of situations in which you wanted to do a great job, but you were prevented from doing so. How did this affect you? What would this suggest to you in your expectations of the performance of others?
Week Five Discussion Questions
1.What is the control function of management? Why does the controlling function of management have a negative connotation? How is the controlling function of management evolving?
2.What are the different types of control systems? What are some advantages and disadvantages of the various control mechanisms? How does your organization use the steps of the control process?
3.How are leadership and control different? How are planning and control different? How are structure and control different?
4.Does empowerment imply the loss of control? Why or why not?