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CLO: Demonstrate different management and leadership styles for different situations.
We expect you to answer each question as per instructions in the assignment. You will find it useful to keep the following points in mind. The assignment with be evaluated in terms of your planning, organization and the way you present your assignment. All the three section will carry equal weightage
Kindly read the instruction carefully and prepare your assignment accordingly.
1) Planning: Read the assignments carefully, go through the Units on which they are based. Make some points regarding each question and then rearrange them in a logical order. (3.5 Marks)
2) Organization: Be a little selective and analytical before drawing up a rough outline of your answer. Give adequate attention to question’s introduction and conclusion. (3.5 Marks)
Make sure that:
a) The answer is logical and coherent
b) It has clear connections between sentences and paragraphs
c) The presentation is correct in your own expression and style.
3) Presentation: Once you are satisfied with your answer, you can write down the final version for submission. If you so desire, you may underline the points you wish to emphasize. Make sure that the answer is within the stipulated word limit. (3 Marks)
Write an essay in about 1000-1200 words on the following topic.
“A leader’s response to a crisis is much more than speeches. Yet the messaging may play a key role in obtaining the public’s trust and co-operation. Hence, success pretty much depends upon leadership skills in the organization”.
In line with this statement briefly discuss what makes a good leader during a crisis? With an example, critically analyze the leadership style which is suitable for the smooth decision making and effectively resolving business issues in crises.