Leadership style & a culture of ethics
Week 4 Weekly Discussions: Each part must be at least 250 words. Clearly label each part and list references.
Part 1: Leadership Style
What style of leadership is the most effective in leading an organization? Is it important to be well-liked, or are results all that matter? Cite examples that support your conclusions.
Part 2: A Culture of Ethics
Based on the readings for the week, would you say that Steve Jobs was an ethical leader? State your rationale. Are you an Acolyte or a Rejector? Why?
· Chapter 8: Leadership
Austen, B. (2012, July 23). The story of Steve Jobs: An inspiration or a cautionary tale? Wired. Retrieved from http://www.wired.com/2012/07/ff_stevejobs/all/
Charan, R. (2006). Home Depot’s blueprint for culture change. Harvard Business Review. 84(4), 60-70. Retrieved from EBSCOhost database
Grow, B., Foust, D., Thornton, E., Farzad, R., McGregor, J., & Zegal, S. (2007). Out at home depot . Business Week.
Stark, A. (1993). What’s the matter with business ethics? Harvard Business Review, 71(3), 38-48. Retrieved from EBSCOhost database