Leadership - Erin Brockovich Essay

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Erin Brockovich Leadership Review

MSA 601 Organizational Dynamics and Human Behavior

Submitted by:

Tabitha McDaniel

Project Instructor:

Kenneth Lynch

November 11, 2014

Erin Brockovich

“Leadership always comes down to a question of character.”

- Management expert Warren Bennis (Judge,1999)

Being a good leader is done by making the correct choices and inspiring people to complete their tasks and work together as a team. In order to be a great leader you need to think outside the box and travel the road that is seldom or never traveled. A great leader will use their inspiration and determination to complete the tasks no matter what hurdles or problems they
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Erin demonstrated her ability to be a great leader by developing relationships with the clients in the law suit. Creating these relationships is one of the most important things she could do as a leader. She needs the clients to trust her to get the truth and to inspire them to see the law suit through and not to quit. Without these relationships is would be very unlikely that they could be successful. Without these relationships it is also unlikely that she would get all 634 residents to participate in the law suit. Leaders need to know how to develop relationships and how to maintain a relationship to be successful and this is something that Erin developed very quickly and effectively.

Erin proved that she is a leader by inspiring others to do the right thing and utilizing her traits, skills and relationships to complete her job. She never let the fact the she is undereducated or the fact that they were going up against a massive corporation with a large legal department ever deter her from completing the research. She ran into a great deal of hurdles but these never made her quit. She was still able to get 634 residents to agree to arbitrate. She is an inspiration to leaders and subordinates alike because of how hard she work, how determined she was and this was a great tale of good versus evil.

Being a great leader can be like a work of art. There isn’t an exact process that works in every situation but

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