Education Essay

823 Words Nov 20th, 2013 4 Pages
Education

An ideal administrator in my opinion would be a combination of a person who obtained the qualities of a team leader and authoritarian. It is important that administrators provide positive examples for others to follow; but as an administrator it is important to be in control as well. In choosing my topic, I decided to write about the ideology of Blake Mouton. For me to benefit from his leadership; it is important to understand where I stand in his grid test so that I may develop the skills necessary to become a good administrator. Before choosing which management style I believed to fall under; I decided to take the grid test to see what style of leadership I was most associated with. Upon taking the test I scored at 7.8 in
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The only power that the administrator holds is to make the final decision when an agreement can’t be met, to keep everyone on task, and assure that steps are being made to reach An ideal administrator in my opinion would be a combination of a person who obtained the qualities of a team leader and authoritarian. It is important that administrators provide positive examples for others to follow; but as an administrator it is important to be in control as well. In choosing my topic, I decided to write about the ideology of Blake Mouton. For me to benefit from his leadership; it is important to understand where I stand in his grid test so that I may develop the skills necessary to become a good administrator. Before choosing which management style I believed to fall under; I decided to take the grid test to see what style of leadership I was most associated with. Upon taking the test I scored at 7.8 in people and 6.8 in task. It placed me within the “democratic” zone of the grid. The best in my opinion would be a combination of democratic and authoritarian styles of leadership. It is important that administrators provide positive examples for others to follow but as an administrator it is important to be in control also. I feel good with where I stand at this point in my career. I feel blessed to be apart of an organization where all teachers and administrators are a team that work together to meet our

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