MG401 Unit 5 Assignment


Prepare an answer to the following questions. Your answer should show a familiarity with the text and topics being covered in the unit and use text, lecture notes, and/or PowerPoint references. Each response should be at least 150 words per question and be free of spelling and grammar errors.

This Unit’s Questions

  1. For  Chapter 8, using the following Sample Leadership Credos, develop your own leadership credo: (from Highlight 8.1)
    As a leader, I . . .
    . . . believe in the concept of whole persons and will seek to use the full range of talents and abilities of colleagues whenever possible
    . . . will seek to keep people fully informed
    . . . will more consistently express appreciation to others for a job well done
    . . . will take risks in challenging policies or protocol when they do not permit us to effectively serve our customers.
    . . . will selectively choose battles to fight—rather than trying to fight all of the possible battles
    . . . will actively support those providing the most effective direction for our company. . . . will seek to change the things I can in a positive direction and accept those things I have no chance or opportunity to change.
  2. For  Chapter 9, respond to the following questions:
    1. What do you find personally satisfying or dissatisfying at work or school? 
    2. For those things you find dissatisfying, how would you make them more satisfying? 
    3. What theory of job satisfaction best explains your actions?