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MGT380 Ashford University Howard Schultz Leadership Paper

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Question Description

Use the Ashford Library to research a prominent leader, living or deceased, who you admire. Explain whether the leader’s style is transactional or transformational. What type of leadership characteristics does the leader demonstrate? What aspects of servant leadership does the leader exhibit? Provide relevant examples to support your claims.

The paper should be three to four pages in length (excluding title and reference pages). At least two scholarly references (a minimum of one being from the Ashford Library) plus the course textbook must be utilized in the research. The paper should also reflect proper APA format and style and integrate resources with in-text citations to support the writing. Vocabulary and course content should be integrated throughout the paper.

Final Answer


Running head: HOWARD SCHULTZ


Howard Schultz
Institution Affiliation



Howard is one of the most successful business men in the America. He was born in a
poor family thus he had to work hard to reach the position he is right now. After graduating with
a bachelor of communication and being the first of their family to reach that level, he joined
Xerox Company as a salesman. Later as he was working in the company he was promoted and
became the sales representative of the corporate. After working in several companies he bought
Starbucks retail and he decided to establish it all over America thus making it grow at a high
Whether the leader’s style is transactional or transformational
A transformational leader is an individual who involves their followers or their
workforce to meet the organization goals by motivating them thus enhancing their performance.
Howard transformational management style is seen by the way he treats his employees in order
for them to achieve the goals set for Starbucks (Deichmann, and Stam, 2015). One of the
strategies that he uses to motivate the workforce of the company is by paying them good salaries
in all the position offered in the company this satisfies the employee’s needs. Also, the co...

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