Discussion: Leadership

Provide answers to the following:

Choose a work situation in which you were required to do a lot of creative thinking, or in which your job required doing a lot of very creative things. Explain ways the organization and your immediate supervisor or leader facilitated or hindered your effectiveness. What were the characteristics (or leadership styles) of top management and team leaders roles to facilitate creativity? Use the information listed in Chapter 8 to guide your explanation.
Recall a meeting you attended. Assess as to whether or not the three parts of conducting a successful meeting were met. Explain what could have been done to improve this meeting. Evaluate how well the leader conducted the meeting. Offer recommendations on how the meeting could have been improved. In your opinion, did the group have any problem members? Assess how well the leader handled those individuals.