How is Organizational Behavior impacted by leadership style (choose one (1) or more leadership theories/styles of interest to you)?
Provide a review of relevant scholarly articles that answer the research question(s). Keep in mind that you may have to alter the question wording in your searches in order to identify relevant works. It is important to look for key writers/researchers in the field, and prevailing theories and hypotheses. This article review should provide a foundation to answer the research question(s), but it is not meant to be an exhaustive review of all relevant literature – if you choose to pursue this topic later in your program, you will be able to use this information as a base to continue your secondary research. A review of 2-4 articles is appropriate for this section. (approx. 2.5 pages)
Application: Develop practices that will help at least one of these types of leaders to navigate within the music industry. (approx. 1.5 pages)
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Readings & Resources
Bolman, L.G., & Deal, T.E. (2017). Reframing Organizations. (6th ed.) San Francisco, Jossey-Bass.
- Chapter 9: Power, Conflict, and Coalition
- Chapter 10: The Manager as a Politician
- Chapter 11: Organizations as Political Arenas and Political Agents
Part Four presents the key assumptions and issues associated with power, conflict, and ethics, while examining the organizational and individual roles in constructive politics.
The text below is only supplemental and the readings in this book are completely optional. This book is helpful if you have been away from the world of organizational behavior for a long time and need a refresher on terms, concepts, etc… These chapters parallel group and team behaviors and interactions, and then walk through various attributes of communication and leadership.
Robbins, S. P., & Judge, T. A. (2018). Essentials of Organizational Behavior. (14th ed.). New York, Pearson.
- Chapter 9: Foundations of Group Behavior
- Chapter 10: Understanding Work Teams
- Chapter 11: Communication
- Chapter 12: Leadership
- Chapter 13: Power and Politics