BSBMGT605 - Provide Leadership Across the Organisation

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TOPIC: Provide Leadership across the OrganisationUNIT CODE: BSBMGT605UNIT NAME: Provide leadership across the organisationSatisfactoryUnsatisfactoryDid not submitAssessment 1Assessment 2Assessment 3Assessment 4Page 1 of 23
ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES You need to achieve a ‘Satisfactory’ grade in ALL the assessments items to be granted a ‘Competent’ grade in the unit.In case you are not able to achieve a ‘Satisfactory’ grade in any assessment task, you will be given three (3) attempts to resubmit your assessment. Your trainer will be available to assist you in any areas of difficulty. Please discuss the assessment with your trainer to seek advice on how you can achieve competency in the unit.Where relevant, oral questions may be asked to gather more information on your knowledge, skills and competence in the unit.A holistic approach is used to assess your skills relevant to this qualification. The skills are assessed across the different units offered within this qualification. Where a skill relevant to this unit is not assessed within this assessment pack, please note that the skill will be assessed in another unit.REFERENCES TO TEXTBOOK/ OTHER RESOURCES1.References to chapters or page numbers within the assessments/ questions refer to the following textbook/s and other resources1.Cole, K., 2010, Management: Theory and Practice, 4th Ed., Pearson, Australia (Referred to as ‘Textbook’ in the Assessments)2.Study Guide: Leadership Training, 2011, ACTB (Referred to as ‘Study Guide’ in the Assessments)3.Reading: Freeman, R.E. & Stewart, L. 2006, ‘Developing Ethical Leadership’, Business Roundtable for Corporate Ethics,(Referred to as ‘Reading’ in the Assessments)Assessment 1.1a:The Changing Work EnvironmentComplete Assessment 1.a.i and 1.a.ii Key readings: Textbook, Chapter 1Page 2 of 23
1.a. iDiscuss the ways in which the Australian workplace is changing, the reasons for these changes, the challenges these changes present to managers, and the skills managers need to deal with them effectively. (500 words)SolutionWays in changing Australian workplaceThere are different types of ways needs to be opted in order to make somenecessary changes at workplace. Also try to implement such ways in order to attainobjectives and goals of the company. Companies can make changes with the help ofmove to cloud computation. These factors having positive impact on shape, size andstructure of the company (Bolman and Deal, 2017). Members have to opt some creativeways in order to use free space. Leaders and manager always ensures that theirsubordinated needs to maintain effective performance in order to comply with dutieswhich are imposed on them. For the same purpose, needs to maintain flexible working which can be change atthe requirement of company. Flexible working is able to enhance retention of highperformers.ReasonsExpansion of business in international market is the biggest reason of suchchanges. Such effective changes are able to motivate employees in order to fulfill theirset target and objectives as well. Earning large profit is another reason for opting the methods. Due to thiscompanies are able to expand their business in across the national boundaries and alsoable to satisfy needs of targeted customers (Denis, Langley and Sergi, 2012). It can makesome effective changes in accommodation and business environment.Leaders and managers play vital role in this process. As they have to use theircollective efforts in order to attain their target and maintain performance as well. Theyare responsible to conduct proper training session to their subordinates for the purpose ofmotivate them and enhance their work quality as well. They have to frame plans andstrategies which are beneficial for them. Also try to implement them for provide betterworking environment to their employees. 1.a. iiA meaningful code of ethics, cooperative employee relations, social and environmental audits and reporting, philanthropy, employee volunteering and community forums are all ways for organisations to nurture corporate social responsibility, according to the Corporate Responsibility Index. Explain what you understand by Corporate Social responsibility and write a short report describing any of these strategies that your organisation employs or could usefully employ. (300words)SolutionCorporate social responsibility is the effective approach which is able tocontribute in sustainable development of company (Hargis, Watt and Piotrowski, 2011). Oxfam needs toopt such approaches in order to attain their set of targets in effective manner. It is the broad conceptwhich consists different methods and procedures. Oxfam is multinational organization which providePage 3 of 23
proper medical treatment to people. The main function of this firm in to maintain health of people andoffer better quality of work to them. Members of such firm have to use CSR strategies and try toimplement them as well. Cited firm perform function for social welfare. Entity must provide betterquality of services to people in order to maintain their performance. For the same purpose they have toframe plans and must comply with rules which are imposed on them. Cited entity is able to enhanceliving standard of people. Page 4 of 23
.1b:What is leadership?Complete Assessment 1.b.i, 1.b.ii and 1.b.iii Key readings: Textbook, Chapter 9Study Guide, Chapter I: Introduction to Leadership1. b. iThink of two people you know whom you consider to be effective leaders. In a few words, describe what makes the person an effective leader. (200 words)SolutionThere are various types of factors which makes person perfect leader such severalfactors are as aligned below-Vision- Person who act as leaders must have accurate vision which is able tomaintain their performance and they have to use their collective efforts in order to meettheir objectives. They have to perform function according to their vision. If provideguidance to them and offer proper direction them. As they have to focus on them andperform function accordingly (Hogg, Van Knippenberg and Rast, 2012). Creativity- Leaders have to opted creative ideas in order to attain their target andmaintain performance as well.Confidence- Confident person always focus on their work and never got confusedfor select methods and procedure. Also, confident leaders are able to motivate theirsubordinates and improve their performance. It helps to employees to improve their workquality. Planner- Leaders having ultimate control over entire operations of company. Asthey are a good planner. They have to frame effective plans and try to implement them ineffective manner. 1. b. iiTheory questionsIn your own words, explain what you understand by the following:i.Trait theories of leadership (100 words)SolutionTrait theory of leadership has been considered as early assumption about leaders. Through this organization can easily evaluate that leader is successful or not for Page 5 of 23
development of company. Creativity, flexibility is most common trait which has been identified. ii.Behavioral theories of leadership (100 words)SolutionBehavioral theories of leadership mainly focuses on behavior of leaders. This isthe effective approach which is able to offer real marketing potential. It has been consideredas important approach which is beneficial every business organization. With the help of thistheory members are easily able to maintain their performance and work quality as well. Theyhave to follow specified rules and regulation which are imposed on them. They must focuson the behavior of the person in order to analyses their work quality and performance.Leaders must provide proper training to their subordinates in order to motivates themtowards their work.iii.Contingency theories of leadership (100 words)SolutionCited theories depends on the situation. This concept consists several factors likenature of the task etc. The word contingency means situation which may or may be arise at future time(Nohria and Khurana, 2010). This theory having great impact on work quality or performance ofcompany in international market. Page 6 of 23

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