​Ass1 Presentation to management board hand in date 7th Dec 2017

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Ass1 Presentation to management board hand in date 7th Dec 2017

Please envision you are the Head of HR in a company that you are familiar with. If you have no specific company, please envision a company that you are familiar with. The CEO of the company has asked all department heads to present about the following topics to the management board, in order for them be informed about possible improvement areas when working internationally.

In this context, please put together an Executive Style Presentation with approx. 20 mins in length. In this presentation, please inform your senior management about one topic from the following list of choices:

  • Differentiate Transformational and Transactional leadership and lay out how the two concepts translate into a practical work environment.
  • Please briefly explain the concept of Cross-Cultural Management and its relevance in supporting global business operations.
  • Please provide an overview about 'Emotional Leadership' and how it possibly affects cross-cultural cooperation.
  • Please differentiate existing conflict styles and how they are applied in different cultural environments.

Please note the following important points:

This is an individual assignment (not group). You do not need to "present" personally. It needs to be uploaded to NILE. The submission should be in executive format with notes shown below explaining the bullet points in the slides. It is recommended that you use one slide per page with notes underneath. Include referencing/ sourcing.

Please upload using Pdf format. If you upload using PowerPoint the notes may not show below.

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School: University of Maryland


Transformational leadership is a type of leadership where the leader is found to work with
subordinates to identify the things that need to be changed and create a vision to guide that
change through inspiration and then implement the change in tandem with committed members
of the group. According to Yukl and Van Fleet (1992) theories related to leadership are a hybrid
approach to leadership (e.g traits, behavior, attributes and situations). Burns in 1978 introduced
the difference between transformational and transactional leadership while Bass in 1985
identified eight dimensions of leadership behavior covering these two broad domains.
Dimensions of Transformational leadership behavior: Idealized influence, those leaders who
have high standards of ethical and moral conduct, they have high personal regard and engender
loyalty from followers. Inspirational motivation, those leaders with a strong vision for the values
and ideals on future based. These leaders stimulate enthusiasm, build confidence and inspire
followers using symbolic actions and persuasive language. Intellectual stimulation, leaders who
challenge organizational norms, encourage divergent thinking, and force followers to develop
innovative strategies. Individual consideration, this dimension refers to leader behaviors intend at
apprehending any different growth and developmental needs of followers as consulting them.
Transactional Leadership: It is also called as managerial leadership, and their major focus are
supervision, organization and performance. Leadership style under this heading is that leaders
promote compliance by employees through both punishment and reward. Dimensions of
transactional leadership are: Contingent reward, leadership behaviors focused on exchange of
resources. Management by exception-active, performances are monitored by taking corrective
action as required. Management by exception-passive, in it passive approach are been taken by
the leaders, intervening only if problem becomes serious. Laissez-faire, it is thought as ...

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