Mid-term exam-spring 2015 1.
Explain the differences between leadership and management that were outlined in the video by Scott Williams (you should review the video again before answering the question) and are discussed inchapter 1ofthe textbook.
2. Compare and contrast the trait and skills theories ofleaders. In your discussion please explain the strengths and weaknesses ofeach theory and which skills and traits you believe are most important tobean effective leader.
3. Discuss the four leadership styles ofthe situational leadership model and why application of the appropriate style is so important to effective leadership. Also, explain the importance ofthe development level offollowers in selecting an appropriate style.
4. Explain the difference between teleological and deontological ethical theories. Also compare ethical egoism and ultruism and how these concepts affect aleader's credibility Was the leader you wrote your paper on more ultruistic or an ethical egoist? Please provide examples tovalidate your answer
5. The Path-Goal Theory ofLeadership states that it is not possible to motivate another person, explain what this means and how an effective leadermust adopt the appropriate behavior to accomplish adesired goal.
2000 words will be fine