Leading Change Report - Apple Inc

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Leading Change
EXECUTIVE SUMMARYApple is company which founded by two young brothers who are having goodentrepreneurial qualities. Company come with innovative designs in computers which changedthe technology world to a new direction. The Steve is autocratic kind of leadership who alwayslisten to his wants and desires and do not involve other people in decision making process forcompany. In this particular research the behaviour of Steve Jobs is reflected which is leading tonew changes in marketplace as evidenced in the biography of Jobs written by Gladwell.
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1DISCUSSION..................................................................................................................................1CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................8
INTRODUCTIONLeadership style is having great relevance with efficiency of an organisation and alsolargely contribute in brining team work and unity in employees. The managers are developingvarious leadership style in their actions and behaviour to bring higher efficiency in team anddirect their employees in right direction(Owens, Wallace and Waldman, 2015). The businessfirms are succeeding in such competitive market because of development of a motivational andencouraging mutual relationship between leaders of company and followers.The founder of Apple Inc. was two brothers Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs. The sitedcompany was founded in a small garage in their home in 1976. (Thomas, Reinders andWarschauer, 2013). They come up with such a innovative and world changing entrepreneurialidea in such a small age. Even they not completed their graduation at the timing of companyestablishment. The Steve Jobs was CEO and co-founder of Apple Inc, who is considered as mostcommended leaders of his times (Ashkenas and et. al., 2015).This particular assignment studies about various leadership styles that can beimplemented in order to gain the profitability of firm. This also applies relevant theories andleadership styles to analyse actions and characteristics of Steve Jobs as a successful leader ofmodern times. As per the defined various theories of leadership like transformational, autocraticand great man theory, it can be argued successfully that whether Steve Jobs is having amanagerial style or qualities of an effective leader or not.DISCUSSIONSteve job as a manager or effective leader:Steve Job is the personality who is highly motivated and committed towards his life gaolsand spend their time in developing something new for the world (Olson and Riordan, 2012). Heis not creative and innovative for his personal profit and benefits.Steve job is a good andeffective in expressing his thoughts and idea in front of others. As per the study from Gladwellbiography of Steve job this can be extracted that he is a good leader as compared to an effectivemanager. Job is having various characteristic that showcases various leadership traits in hisbehaviour and actions in practical commercial environment. Steve job is the person who ishaving great importance in changing, influencing the people's thinking and shaping the ideas ofmodern world business leaders (Bushnell and Stone, 2014). He is having great genetic1
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