BUS 100 BUS100 Assignment 4 LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP CONSULTANT ANALYSIS - Strayer
Strayer BUS 100 Assignment 4 LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT – LEADERSHIP CONSULTANT ANALYSIS
It can be difficult for a business to improve how it operates from inside the organization. Sometimes, an outside perspective is needed. The large discount retail store you work for wants to improve its in-store restaurant management team.
Companies like Target and Walmart often works with outside consultants—people who are not employees of the company but who are hired on a contract basis to help with a specific project. As a Leadership Consultant, you’ve been hired by a large discount retail company to help the company improve its leadership structure and approach to management.
WHAT IS A LEADERSHIP CONSULTANT?
STEP 1: ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
Take a look at the Organization Chart provided by the company.
• Based on your knowledge of hierarchies, would you say that this team has tall structure or flat structure?
Underline your selection:
• Tall Structure
• Flat Structure
Please explain your answer.
STEP 2: HUMAN RESOURCES
The company would like to improve the culture of its team and the quality of its work. Its leadership has provided you with a Process Chart detailing how it currently applies Human Resources best practices.
STEP 3: LEADERSHIP STYLE
You have been asked to help improve the leadership style of the team leader in order to meet the team’s performance goals. The team leader has given you a description of what is most comfortable in terms of leading others.
• Identify this leader’s style of leadership. Underline your selection:
Please explain your reasoning and list two benefits and two drawbacks to the style of leadership you identified as it relates to the performance of the team.
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