| Influential and persuasive | Jovita is both influential and persuasive, since she has taken the roles of managers, president, and vice president. | Manage diverse environments | Her roles have led her to different parts of the country, from Los Angeles to Kentucky. | Learning from experience | At the end of the case, Jovita stated, “intelligent people learn from their own experiences” (pg. 82). | Jovita Carranza also demonstrated plenty of skills that portray her success as a leader.
Swan’s thoughts were never far from the bottom line. Despite all the details to which she had to attend, she remained focused on the overall business strategy and profitability. Employees were expected to react fast, work hard, and deliver quality work on time. From the very beginning, Swan made it clear that she wanted really bright, ambitious people on her team who would give their all to reach their common goals. Peter: Taran created a culture around her by recruiting people she had faith in.
Ultimately, management opted to make use of briefings and consultations in order to ensure that employees were fully informed as to the current situation. There was complete honesty and employees were encouraged to voice their thoughts and opinions. Participation and involvement by employees eventually led to the unanimous agreement by employees to implement a work sharing system. Under this suggestion, employees agreed to take a pay cut of 8.5% and share work time rather than implementing compulsory workforce redundancies. Not only did this approach avoid conflict but it also was very successful and resulted in increased production.
She creates an atmosphere of openness in the organizations she leads, deals with difficult issues in a straightforward manner, listens well and shares information fully. As an Interactive Leader Oprah is deeply aware of the feelings and emotions of those around her. She has become one of the most powerful people on television, a super celebrity who translated her success into a thriving business empire, while maintaining a persona that makes people feel like she is their best friend. I think by her life and achievements Oprah Winfrey embodies my favorite slogan: "Impossible is nothing". She believes in herself, trusts people , listens to them and is open-minded.
Consider the spiral of experience that Jovita Carranza has traveled. How has her experience affected her ability as a leader? Having begun as a part time clerk she quickly was able to show her dedication to the company which rewarded her with opportunities, all of which she took advantage of. This ability to take a position that may not be her first choice and make it her own
Huffiington’s article was one that successfully executed the ideas and convince her audience to agree on her stance due to the content within her supporting details. Her ethos was dominant all throughout the article in her references to figures more credible than she. She quotes, “ ‘The campaigns can sort of distract reporters throughout the day by helping fuel these mini-stories, mini-controversies,’ said the New York Times' Jeff Zeleny” (Huffington 4). The reference to a person that works in a prestigious publishing company urges the reader to believe that the idea being argued by Huffington is indeed correct. Huffington also draws in her audience through a specific tone, that which casualizes and personalizes the article, almost as if listening to a person speak.
Providence does not let down a man who does his best, she established T/Maker with her brother successfully and T/Maker quickly occupied the market. In the way the company develops, she established the popularity in using of her outstanding network with journalists. Because she is outgoing and desirable to contact the funny characters, she got acquainted with a crowd of people who can comments the products of T/Maker in public. This is some of the achievements of her early period. In the 1996, she left for Apple and served as vice President of global developer relations.
I have always been interested in retail and what it entails. Going behind the scenes and interviewing a manager at one of the biggest retail companies gave me the opportunity to enrich my knowledge what process are undergone on a day-to-day basis as a manager of such a company. It taught me that they is a lot of decision makings, team work, thought processes that is done in order for things to appear the way they do. I interviewed a manager at Guess by Marciano in Waikiki by the name Ursula Tuzon. She was a very nice young lady who showed a lot of enthusiasm for her job.
The most critical component to the outstanding success of team one centres on the effective communication held throughout the project’s lifespan. Although from viewing our team’s wiki thread there was a visible minority of vocal contributors, active members ensured to keep communication flowing without allowing any pitfalls to occur. We achieved this by encouraging all team members to engage in conversation and decision making; frequently checking in to our teams wiki and contributing to raising issues of concern and discussing solutions; being clear about our intentions from the beginning and reiterating these throughout the project; keeping all communication simple, easy to read and navigate as well as light and friendly with humour to ensure members felt welcomed. Team one has shown that by taking decisive action in project planning decisions, team members are able to succeed on their individual contribution to team work and pull all parts together. We accomplished this by keeping the conversation moving forward and not waiting on a question to have contribution from frequently inactive members; mitigating any issues that came up, such as involvement of inactive members, quickly in order to keep to a set
Leading to much of its rapid growth, eBay’s entire organizational culture is based on respect, trust, autonomy, empowerment and equality. eBay thrived on these values just as much externally as they did internally. Whitman’s decision to join eBay was influenced partially by the companies preexisting values that Omidyar instilled prior to extending its business to thirty countries. Whitman stated, “I liked the values they were trying to embed in the company, and I thought their intuition was great (Hill & Farkas, 2000 p.4).” eBay’s values were crystal clear to Whitman, during the time she was making a decision to forgo CEO with eBay. Based on these core values, eBay’s culture is designed to be “open” and “low risk.” Employees were encouraged to voice their opinions and mistakes were tolerated but they were expected to learn from them.