Module 1 (Week 2): Reflections The reflections in this section are applicable to

Module 1 (Week 2): Reflections
The reflections in this
section are applicable to the readings you need to complete for Module 1, as
well as individual reflective questions scattered throughout the course
content for Week 2.
This series of questions are designed to help you reflect on the
readings and course content, and also act as a reference for your group final
project and individual leadership portfolio assignments.
Week 2: Readings Reflection
Based on your reading of Chapter 2: The Evolution of Management
Thought, answer the following
questions:
1
How has management theory evolved over time and how has this shaped
modem management practices?
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your answer here
Based on your reading of Chapter 3: Values, Attitudes,
Emotions, and Culture: The Manager as a Person, answer the following questions:
1
What are the key personality traits and how do they affect managerial
behavior?
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your answer here
2
How do values, attitudes, moods, and emotions factor into each
individual manager’s experience?
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your answer here
Based on your reading of Managers and Leaders: Are They
Different? (Zaleznik), answer
the following questions:
1
What are the key differences between managers and leaders, according
to Zaleznick?
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your answer here
2
Do you agree with Zaleznick’s assessment of managers vs. leaders?
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your answer here
Week 2: Individual Reflections
This series of reflective questions is found throughout the course,
and they are designed to help you reflect on the course content. The number
referenced (eg. “MX.Xâ€) corresponds with the course page where the reflective
question is hosted.
M1.11
Managers face challenges on
a daily basis due to an increasingly competitive environment, highlighting
the critical role managers play and understanding the skills required to meet
those challenges. Taking this into account, consider the following question:
What are two specific
managerial challenges you see in the organization where you currently – or
most recently – work(ed)?
If you have not yet worked in an organization, consider one that you
are familiar with.
Enter
your answer here
M1.14
Personality traits and characteristics can influence how we view
other people, their organizations, and the world around us. In the podcast,
you learned about how personality types drive how we approach situations,
and, more broadly, how we manage and lead. Thinking about the lesson learned
from the podcast, reflect on the following:
How would you handle this?
Enter
your answer here
This
concludes your reflections for Module 1
: Week 2. Ensure that the document has been saved and submit the link to
this document on the “1.18 Week 2: Reflective Workbook Submission†assignment page on Canvas.