Understanding Leadership Styles

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2 Understanding Leadership Styles Section 1 AC1.1 Describe the factors that will influence the choice of leadership styles or behaviour in workplace situations. The organisation I work for is called Community Involvement project (CIP).We deal with all communities who need interpreting service and guidance to other services like benefit applications and where to go for education studies. We also have workshops and hold events for health awareness for cancer, diabetes, strokes and heart attack. We have started to include deaf community as well. My choice of leadership styles are consulting and selling. With these two styles I feel I can communicate and explain to my staff more properly and make them understand what the job implies and make them more comfortable to approach me for help and advice regarding the job. This way I feel more comfortable and can get to know them at the same time asses them and look for their strength and weaknesses. In this manner it gives them the opportunity to understand me and my style of approach with them. The definition of Selling is where staffs are unable but willing and lack the ability due to lack of experience but have enthusiastic for the work. For example we held an event in a school regarding health awareness. I was informed by my chairperson to organise an event for the community regarding health awareness. I held a meeting with my volunteers and told them that we will be organising an event for the Asian community. I informed them that the task was to organise the event and our goal was to inform the Asian community about the health awareness. The reason being was that Northwest had the highest rate of strokes and heart disease and other health awareness relating to strokes and heart disease, which were for example eating fatty food like burgers, chips donner and kebabs. Also the
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