Situational Leadership Case Study Paper

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Situational Leadership Case Study Paper Woodrena C. Segres LDR 802 Grand Canyon University April 23rd, 2014 Situational Leadership Case Study Paper Case Study You are the head of a department at a local school. You notice that there is a high percentage of students who are failing the initial course. You realize that you need to change the textbook, assessments, and classroom participation requirements to address the high percentage of failing students. You anticipate that you will receive some “push-back” from both faculty and students. The faculty will push back because the changes will require additional work to design new lesson plans. Students will push back because the proposed changes will require additional work on their part as well as purchasing a new textbook. For this assignment, you will first determine your own leadership style, then changes to the faculty. Determine the best ways to communicate the needed. Introduction As educators we are always trying to find ways to ensure the academic success of our students. Many times it requires changes that are received with opposition and at other times the changes are accepted. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the use of situational leadership style that I used as the department chair to implement changes to improve the pass rate of students enrolled in the initial course. There will also be discussion of the results of the Situational Leadership Style Self-Assessment and my preferred leadership style. We will discuss the benefits and challenges of using this preferred style of Situational Leadership. This is important to me because leaders who use situational leadership style adapt their style to the readiness and willingness of its follower competence and motivation. The self-assessment will help me to determine

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