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Superlative. The dictionary defines superlative, more or less, as being of the highest kind, quality, or order, surpassing all else, or others, supreme. In my opinion however, this definition does not define the word superlative, but rather, Perry Gay. As the Chief Executive Officer of Toppenish community hospital he has single handedly proven himself, not only as a strong leader, but as an effective manager as well. Through his leadership characteristics, motivational strategies, job design, problem solving skills and ethics he has continued to uphold the quality care that the Toppenish community hospital is known for. He has creating a culture of excellence, quality patient care, and community ultimately leading to his success as an administrator. …show more content…
Every day I set up tasks for Heritage Enactus students to complete. Understanding the different ways that one is able to make these tasks meaningful and fulfilling has changed my outlook on how I have approached delineating certain tasks. I had been micromanaging certain projects to ensure they were being ran correctly. By taking a step back and allowing individuals to do their own work they’re not only more productive, but also more inspired and motivated. This is incredibly important considering the work is strictly volunteer and does not provide many of the normal factors to prevent dissatisfaction such as money. Regarding servant style leadership, this is the leadership characteristic that speaks to myself as an individual. Being able to see the different strategies he has put in place to effectively translate this to his employees has been insightful. Every day he spends time walking around the hospital and seeing if he can possibly help out someone out. Although I also practice servant style leadership, it is interesting to see these different strategies to convey your leadership style to your …show more content…
It is not easy to be both an effective manager and a strong leader at the same time. I feel it is important to note that Perry has achieved both of these titles in the field of healthcare administration despite the fact that his background is in finance and his work experience is primarily with construction firms. This shows that no matter what background you come from, if you apply management skills you’ve learned to the workplace, you can be an effective manager and a strong leader no matter the

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