Leadership Style

  Working in a leadership position carries a substantial amount of responsibility, not only in the form of job duty, but also in the form of employee motivator.   There are different styles of leading and managing that have been quite successful to some, not so successful for others.   Of course there are things to consider and factors that will affect the success of utilizing any of the models, but typically the styles can prove to be effective if appropriate for the situation.   A strong leader is capable of redefining and adjusting his or her styles to accommodate the needs of the situation.   The leader I have selected for review and comparison is a previous general manager I worked under as an assistant manager.   I learned quite a bit from her during my years at my previous company, lessons that have proven valuable time and time again.

Leadership Style Paper
      Jenean Phelps has a wonderful relationship with both employees and the owners of the company.   These relationships allow her to act as a great go-between with knowledge and a comprehension of what both “sides” want to achieve, and she can communicate the desired messages to/from either side in their way to ensure the absolute minimal chance of misunderstanding.   This is priceless when handling less than pleasant circumstances such as
  customizes her style her preferred category of theories would be the Contingency and Situational theories; however I saw her pulling from the Behavior and Relationship theories as well.   The styles most relatable to her would be Laissez-Faire and Democratic/Participative.   She is also People/Relations-
  eling the complete opposite on the inside.   Another thing I have to work on is refining my outside of the box thinking; I can sometimes get too far away from the box.   Jenean knows how to control her creativity and imagination enough to remain efficient and effective.   To this day I communicate my...