Executive Director At The Brennity Of Melbourne Essay

1551 Words Oct 27th, 2016 7 Pages
For the midterm project, I chose the topic of leadership in management. I feel that to be a good manager, you must have good leadership skills, so you can help motivate your employees, sustain a controlled and organized business from day to day and socially, you can respond in an effective manner to solve problems and meet goals. Now, to be a good leader you need leadership training as well as an organization that allows you to use resources as effectively and efficiently as need be and to trust you to make good decisions regarding conflict, ethical VS. unethical behaviors, and workplace politics. To complete this leadership interview so I could better understand leadership in management I interviewed Virginia Wood, the executive director at the Brennity of Melbourne, a retirement community with independent living, assisted living and a memory care unit. You can imagine her job requires a lot of leadership skills in dealing with managers of different departments, employees, residents and their families as well as her home office located in Texas.
To motivate employees and staff members in management we need to understand work motivation. Work motivation is the psychological forces that determine the direction of a person’s behavior in an organization, a person’s level of effort and a person’s level of persistence because work motivation determines what employees do and how hard and diligently they do it. “Employers must determine whether the work is intrinsically motivated…

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