Preferred Leadership Style

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The following section presents a discussion of the preferred leadership style to a hypothetical situation by determining the best ways to communicate the needed changes to the faculty. Additionally, I will discussed what I will do to be more effective in the styles that are outside of my preferred style. The case study is about a local school who have a high percentage of students failing an introductory course, and as a head of the department, I proposed a change of the school textbook, assessments, and classroom participation requirements. To better prepare the situation, the teachers will have to be aware of the high percentage of students who are failing the initial course. I would schedule a meeting with the teachers to discuss what may …show more content…
In order to better understand how teachers run their everyday classroom, I will need to observe the teachers and implement new changes. The preferred leadership style (S4) “Delegating” will be used in this situation. The role of the teacher is to help students learn and develop skills and knowledge that are necessary to excel and progress to the next year. As the head of the department, I will schedule a day or two to observe the teacher’s classroom to see what kind of environment and implementation the teachers used in their classroom. Are teachers playing an important role as a facilitator and supporter in students’ academic learning? Are teachers providing students a clear expectations in the classroom? By observing the classroom, I may get a clear picture and evaluation of what needed to implement to help improve students’ performance. Although in this situation, I could have gone with leadership style (S1) “Telling” to help direct teachers what to do in order to help students pass their initial course. However, I choose “Delegating” so I may not overstepping the teachers’ role in the …show more content…
The leaders, as mentioned above have a strong relationship with the group of people; therefore, the communication between the leader and group should be pleasantly. The S2 leader is great at selling and promoting to group members to buy into the process. Additionally, the development levels of D2 reveals the group with some competence and low commitment which allow the leaders to direct and supervise the group to make sure they are on the right direction. Additionally, because the group are still relatively inexperienced, they will also need support and praise from the leaders to build their confidence, decision-making, and

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