Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince – leadership and power

Niccolo Machiavelli’s, The Prince, is one of the most controversial books of its time. Because of its contents, Machiavelli is seen by many as symbol for evil and vice. The book was thought to be so abhorrent that it was banned by the Catholic church, and harshly critiqued by many of Machiavelli’s contemporaries. The Sixteenth … Read more

Charles de Gaulle’s leadership

Introduction This paper will analyse the relevant leadership theories and evaluate them against Charles de Gaulle’s leadership. There are two key aspects to the question, these are to analysis and evaluate. To analyse is to break down into component parts and to evaluate, is to judge the impact . In order to analyse and therefore … Read more

Connections between leadership, motivation and teamwork theories

In this essay I will discuss the connections between leadership, motivation and teamwork theories, how they connect to practice in organisations and their limitations, offering solutions where impracticalities arise. The essay aims to draw conclusions on the suitability of Fiedler’s Contingency Theory of Leadership, Tuckman’s Model of Group Development, Belbin’s Team Theory, and Herzberg’s Two … Read more

Attending a suspected stabbing – leadership (reflective)

This essay is a reflection of practice on an incident that I attended where I will critically evaluate and reflect on the application of leadership, coaching and mentoring styles that have been used. (2018) “Standard of conduct, performance and ethics” states that a paramedic should be able to designate, instruct and monitor task to … Read more

Influence of culture/politics/power on performance / motivational theories / effective teams

Task 1: P1. Analysis of how TCC’s culture, politics and power influence individual and team behavior performance In every organization, there are some tactics which is mostly influence the organizational behavior. Those are cultures, politics and power. Organizational Culture: This is the values, beliefs, attitudes which influences how individuals in the organization are to behave … Read more

Reflective essay based on Kolb’s (1984) cycle of reflective learning

This essay is a reflective essay based on Kolb’s (1984) cycle of reflective learning I will be reflecting upon my experience as part of a group in which the end result was presenting a group presentation. Reflective practice is a mixture of deliberate and calculated thinking alongside more spontaneous thoughts (Neilson, Stragnell & Jester, 2007). … Read more

Concept of leadership and characteristics of good leadership

The purpose of this report is to explore the concept of leadership and present the characteristics of good leadership as outlined within the contemporary literature. A variety of leadership theories will be discussed in order to understand and draw a conclusion with regards to feasibility and application of those theories in organisations nowadays. In order … Read more

Leadership (example: Tony Fernandes, CEO of AirAsia)

Leadership in organization is a very important trend as the leader has a large amount of responsibility to lead the direction and build good organizational culture that expressed the behaviors, rules and values critical to the attainment of an organization’s mission and strategies. Leaders who carry good leadership characteristics will benefit the organization and become … Read more

What is the relationship between transformational, respectively transactional, leadership LMX and psychological safety?

Problem analysis Teams in health care face several challenges such as increasing complexity of health care provision; emphasis on efficiency and cost control; and focus on innovation, patient and person centred care delivery (IoM, 2001) (Kessel, Kratzer, & Schultz, 2012). Often high performing teams are seen as a panacea for the continuously challenging environment. Moreover, … Read more