Discussion 1 (150 Words)
This unit focuses on integrative leadership styles, namely: charismatic, transformational, and servant leadership.
As a basis for this week’s discussion, watch the video clips provided. (The link to the video clip is http://streaming.factsonfile.com/play/YQZRUH) This video clip features a leader who illustrates one or more of these integrative forms of leadership.
Why does the video clip that you chose most resonate with you? How does this clip illustrate charismatic, transformational, and/or servant leadership? What can you learn from this individual’s approach to leadership, as depicted in the video clip, as you continue to shape your own leadership approach?
As you listen to the video, consider how these leaders compare and contrast based on their demonstration of charismatic, transformational, and/or servant leadership.
Discussion 2 (150 Words)
Organization change and innovation are hot topics today. These are key considerations for the organization’s growth and development. For this discussion board, watch the videos provided in the unit lesson, and use the strategies presented in these video clips as a basis for your discussion.
Give an example of an effort for organization change or innovation from either your current or a former organization. How was it approached? Was the change or innovation embraced or hindered by the leader(s) and by the followers within the organization? What did the leader(s)
do well in leading the change effort, or what should the leader(s) have done differently to improve the outcome? In the long-term, was the effort for change or innovation a success or a failure? Why? Apply the strategies presented in each of these two video clips to analyze the success or failure of your organization’s effort for change or innovation.