Case Study 8.1

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A leader also has to have a vision that he or she can express and implement. A leader must be able to get tone for the people in group or an organization, setting the tone demands that leaders provide structure, clarity norms, build cohesiveness and promote standards of Excellence.
Steve gardener professor provides a good sense of structure for his students by providing the printout of syllabus in first day with telling the same verbally in first class which provides the students as map how to study the course with security, direction and stability.
Jacinta Morgan professor who teaches organizational communication course provides structure as each individual member should contribute to reach the group’s goal which can be compared Synergy as explained in the textbook by announcing in the first day class that students are responsible for their own learning and she trusts them to know how they learn best.
Norms are rules of behavior that are established and shared by group members which plays a major role in performance and effectiveness of groups. Professor garden had developed positive norms According to his class students as he provides a student to write a paper every other week, midterm and final by grading every paper and he also requires all the students’ presence during his class.
Jacinta Morgan class students have negative feelings for her norms from her group members as she don’t grade every week assignments and she provides grades finally after submitting a final presentation Assignment which makes student feel that she grades only for one big assignment.
Professor Morgan builds cohesiveness naturally by giving students as an opportunity to choose to sink or swim in the class. Where she provides a flat form for students to use laptop, mobiles and they can come and go any time out from the class, students in her class feel as they are discussing with…...

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