As you discovered in your course readings, “Leaders’ communication can have profound effects on the behavior of individuals in their circles” (Gamble & Gamble, 2013, p. 44). Both communication and leadership styles will impact the attitudes and productivity of followers.
After observing and interacting with the Riverbend City: Communication and Organizational Effectivenessscenario, use the readings for this unit and previous units to address the following:
Analyze the issue you are facing as the leader in this scenario.
Describe the leadership style(s) that will best complement the needs of the work team, including supporting leadership theory/ies.
o Describe the communication and listening style(s) that are best suited for this scenario.
o Describe the role of social networking and technology communications in addressing the situation.
o Use the leadership Perspective Model (see Figure 5.1 in the Leading With Communication text on pages 92â€“93), and predict the most important areas of focus and perceptions of the followers in the scenario.
o Describe the manner in which your leadership actions and communication strategies will ensure interpersonal and organizational effectiveness.
o Describe the role of communication in resolving the issue.
~Use a minimum of three scholarly sources outside of the course text. All literature cited should be current, with publication dates within the past five years.
~ 6â€“8 pages, double spaced.