The base rate of managerial incompetence is estimated to be 50 to 75%. This means that a majority of people in positions of authority have difficulties getting a group of people to work effectively together or get results.
a.Â Â Â What do you think about this percentage? For example, is it too high or too low, and why?
b.Â Â Â Think about the effective and ineffective leaders for whom you have worked. Using the overview of leader traits and skills provided in this weekâ€™s lecture and readings, what traits did the effective leaders possess and/or what behaviors did they exhibit that caused them to get results?
c.Â Â Â What traits and/or behaviors did the ineffective leaders demonstrate?
2. Leadership Relations
A critical component of a leaderâ€™s success is his or her ability to develop effective relationships with superiors, coworkers, and subordinates.Â Propose and discuss at least three strategies a leader should adopt to enhance his or her relationships with superiors, coworkers, and subordinates.Â Discuss the importance of developing relationships within all levels of the organization.