The Importance Of Leadership In Leadership

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Register to read the introduction… When he first came to the restaurant, he started micromanaging from the first day he arrived. “There is a narrow band of adequate supervision. On one side of the band is over-supervision (micro-management); and on the other side is under-supervision. Over-supervision stifles initiative, breeds resentment, and lowers morale and motivation. Under-supervision leads to miscommunication, lack of coordination, and the perception by subordinates that the leader does not care.” (Clark, Leading & Leadership, 2013) The employees that worked under John felt deflated every time he walked through the door. According to the article “Concepts of Leadership”, “Although your position as a manager, supervisor, lead, etc. gives you the authority to accomplish certain tasks and objectives in the organization (called Assigned Leadership), this power does not make you a leader, it simply makes you a boss. Leadership differs in that it makes the followers want to achieve high goals (called Emergent Leadership), rather than simply ordering people around.” John enjoyed the idea that he was in charge and could simply walk around and tell people what to do and how to do it. He did not inspire employees; in fact, he mostly made them angry which was …show more content…
According to the article “Leadership and Human Behavior” values are an important aspect of employment. “Human needs are an important part of human nature. Values, beliefs, and customs differ from country to country and even within group to group, but in general, all people have a few basic needs. As a leader you must understand these needs because they can be powerful motivators.” (Calrk, 2013) John did not understand that by harassing a few, you ay loose the respect of many. A person should feel proud of where they work, whether it is in a fast food restaurant or in a hospital. His lack of moral decency was appalling and did not promote an ethical environment to work

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