For This Assignment Think About A Specific Decision That Was Made

For this assignment think about a specific decision that was made by your supervisor in the organization you currently work for or have worked for in the past. Review the background materials carefully on the Vroom-Yetton model and think about how this model applies to this decision that you experienced. Then write a 2- to 3-page paper applying the Vroom-Yetton model to this decision: Describe the decision that management had to make, and also whether their decision-making style was autocratic, consultative, or group-based. Explain your reasoning.Go through Vroom-Yetton’s seven questions and apply these questions to their diagram to see what decision-making style their model suggests. Briefly explain the reasoning behind your answers to the seven questions.Conclude your paper with a discussion of whether or not you would recommend this model to your supervisor and whether or not you were surprised by the recommendation given by this model regarding decision-making style.The Vroom-Yetton model can be difficult to follow and understand at first, so be sure to go carefully through these three readings to develop a solid understanding of the model before you begin your assignments: Stanford, N. (2007). Decision making. Guide to Organisation Design: Creating High-Performing and Adaptable Enterprises . Profile Books/The Economist, London, GBR, pp. 225-231. [Ebrary – in Chapter 8 of the book]Rigolosi, E. (2005). Chapter 6: Diagnosing the task. Management and Leadership in Nursing and Health Care: An Experiential Approach. New York, NY, USA: Springer Publishing Company, 2005. [Ebrary]Vroom, V. (1976). Can Leaders Learn to Lead? Organizational Dynamics, 4(3), 17-28. [Proquest]Duncan, W. J., LaFrance, K. G., & Ginter, P. M. (2003). Leadership and decision making: A retrospective application and assessment. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 9(4), 1 [Proquest]Muczyk, J. P., & Steel, R. P. (1998). Leadership style and the turnaround executive. Business horizons, 41(2), 39-46. [Science Direct]

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For this assignment think about a specific decision that was made

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For this assignment think about a specific decision that was made by your supervisor in the organization you currently work for or have worked for in the past. Review the background materials carefully on the Vroom-Yetton model and think about how this model applies to this decision that you experienced. Then write a 2- to 3-page paper applying the Vroom-Yetton model to this decision:

Describe the decision that management had to make, and also whether their decision-making style was autocratic, consultative, or group-based. Explain your reasoning.
Go through Vroom-Yetton’s seven questions and apply these questions to their diagram to see what decision-making style their model suggests. Briefly explain the reasoning behind your answers to the seven questions.
Conclude your paper with a discussion of whether or not you would recommend this model to your supervisor and whether or not you were surprised by the recommendation given by this model regarding decision-making style.

The Vroom-Yetton model can be difficult to follow and understand at first, so be sure to go carefully through these three readings to develop a solid understanding of the model before you begin your assignments:

Stanford, N. (2007). Decision making. Guide to Organisation Design: Creating High-Performing and Adaptable Enterprises . Profile Books/The Economist, London, GBR, pp. 225-231. [Ebrary – in Chapter 8 of the book]

Rigolosi, E. (2005). Chapter 6: Diagnosing the task. Management and Leadership in Nursing and Health Care: An Experiential Approach. New York, NY, USA: Springer Publishing Company, 2005. [Ebrary]

Vroom, V. (1976). Can Leaders Learn to Lead? Organizational Dynamics, 4(3), 17-28. [Proquest]

Duncan, W. J., LaFrance, K. G., & Ginter, P. M. (2003). Leadership and decision making: A retrospective application and assessment. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 9(4), 1 [Proquest]

Muczyk, J. P., & Steel, R. P. (1998). Leadership style and the turnaround executive. Business horizons, 41(2), 39-46. [Science Direct]