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  • Fiedler's Contingency Model

    Leader Match is leadership training program developed by Fiedler, Chemers, and Mahar; it is an adaptation of Fiedler’s contingency model (Jago and Ragan, 1986). Taking the contingency theory a step further, Leader Match focuses on the same two factors: leadership style and leadership situation (Jago and Ragan, 1986). The leadership style is determined by the score on the Least Preferred Co-Worker scale (Jago and Ragan, 1986). The situational factor is determined by the leader-member relations, task structure, and leader-position power (Jago and Ragan, 1986). Leader Match leadership training is a self-paced programmed manual which is complete in their own time that takes about four to twelve hours to finish (Fiedler and Mahar, 1979; Leister et al., 1977). At the beginning of the manual, individuals must complete the LPC scale, which will measure their motivation along with helping to interpret their scores (Fiedler and Mahar, 1979). According to Csoka and Bons (1978), each chapter starts with an explanation of the contingency model theory along with a series of short problems. Appropriate feedback is given based on the answer that will assist the individual to optimize the leader style- leader situation match (Csoka and Bons, 1978; Leister et al., 1977). By the end of the manual, individuals will be able to control the type of situation they are in, in theory (Fiedler and Mahar, 1979). STRENGTHS OF LEADER MATCH According to Fiedler and Mahar (1979), they conducted twelve…

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  • Langston Hughes 1902-1967

    In the essay “Langston Hughes 1902-1967” the author addresses Hughes as a writer during the Harlem Renaissance. During a time when many African American intellectuals emerged though the arts, Langston Hughes stood alone. Hughes’ works addressed the frustrations and difficulties of life as a lower-class African American. The upper and middle class African Americans often criticized Hughes’ works because they addressed imperfections in the African American society. Upper and middle class African…

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  • The 1918 Education System

    At the beginning of the twentieth century, there are many different issues within the first half of the century, these were presented through the social, economic and political issues within the educational system that are associated within the 1902 and 1918 education act. The First World War and the right to vote also help to shape and impacted the educational system because these major events happened while the 1918 education act was in force or before it became policy. The educational system…

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  • Theodore Roosevelt's Impact On The Environment

    Signed into law on June 17, 1902, it clearly described how the nation would take action to provide irrigation and a steady water supply for states in the west. According the act, at the beginning of June 13, 1909, there would be higher fees and commissions in 16 western states in order to begin an examination and survey for “the construction and maintenance of irrigation works for the storage, diversion, and development, of waters for the reclamation of arid and semiarid lands…” (Newlands…

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  • Teddy Roosevelt's Lack Of Conservation

    "Conservation means development as much as it does protection." Teddy Roosevelt stated this quote about conservation and protecting our wildlife. Scene teddy was a kid he always wanted to help keep nature. When Theodore Roosevelt passed the national reclamation Act in 1902, he took a stand, preserving our natural resources ,coal companies and miners opposed this act because it limited their projects. As a result Teddy established a federal government that managed the scale of water used. …

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  • History And History Of The Premier Diamond Mining Company

    The Premier Diamond Mining Company was founded by Thomas Cullinan (later Sir Thomas) in 1902, near the end of the second Boer War (South African War 1899 - 1902). The land was originally part of the Cornelis Minnaar Farm and was purchased for a sum total of £52,000 by Thomas. The company was first registered on the 6th November 1902 as the Premier Syndicate but was later re-registered as the Premier Transvaal Diamond Mining Company Ltd. on 1st December, 1902. Cullinan Village was established in…

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  • Theodore Roosevelt Square Deal Outline

    for not only being the youngest president ever at the time, but also for using the federal power for good by creating the square deal. He saw a bully pulpit which is “a position of authority that provides its occupant with an outstanding opportunity to speak out on any issue”. He created the phrase “Square Deal” to refer to a fair deal for an average and below average citizen. He first mentioned the phrase “Square Deal” in a speech on September 1903. One of the main reason to the Square Deal…

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  • Target Corporation Swot Analysis Paper

    Target Corporation (Target) was founded by George Dayton in 1902 in the heart of Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1902. Originally known as the Dayton Dry Goods Company, its focus was on general goods for families at competitive prices. As it grew from department store retailer to discount chain superstore, Target tailored its strategy on selling designer brand name goods at discount prices. Today, the innovative superstore has cultivated a brand that is known for its superior guest service, great…

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  • Lutheran Settlement House Business Analysis

    Fishtown and the Philadelphia area since 1902. The services since then may have changed but it’s core mission of “empowering individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services” has not ("History | Lutheran Settlement House | Empowering Children, Adults, Families, and Communities Since 1902," n.d.). Today, Lutheran Settlement House offers programs such as senior services, CARES, bilingual…

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  • What Was Roosevelt's Prime Objective Or Destructive Of Trusts?

    Roosevelt’s prime objective was not destructive of trusts, but a concern that the public not suffer unduly because of trusts.” The coal strike of 1902 would usher in a new kind of progressive politics. TR would make his wish for government intervention a reality with the advent of his trust busting campaign. Roosevelt would use the power of the executive branch as a means form dismantling monopolies in the private sector. A prime example of TR’s trust-busting policies was his 1902 battle…

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