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MGMT 1001 Everest Final Report Essay

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Everest Simulation
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MGMT 1001
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Table of Contents

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Table of Contents .......................................................................................................................1
Introduction ................................................................................................................................2
1. Performance: Improvement in Scores and Timing ...............................................................2
1.1 Relevance of Leadership in Performance ........................................................................2
1.2 Relevance of Groups and Teams in Performance ............................................................3
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Democratic leadership has been found to promote willingness of employees to voice constructive ideas, thus providing improvements to the organisation and the way it functions
(Vaccaro, et al., 2012). A quintessential source of leadership in organisations is the facilitating and influencing of individual and group efforts. This leads to the achievement of collective objectives (Yukl, 2012). My democratic style led to member “buy-in” and higher team motivation, which generated a more cohesive and efficient teamwork and ultimately a good result. However, this came at the cost of completing the simulation over a longer span of time. This was because it is time-consuming to reach consensus, and members may have been confused by which direction and commands to follow (Rubin, 2013).

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For the second simulation, I adopted a situational leadership style with a mix of both democratic and laissez-faire. I continued to encourage the participation of members, and use a consensus decision making for team decisions like progression to the next camp. For individual decisions such as allocation of medical supplies, oxygen canisters and prediction of weather, I gave the team complete freedom in these decisions and tasks. I felt that the evolution of leadership style from democratic to a slightly more

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Name:

 ____________________

Student

Number:____________________

Signature:____________________

School

of 

Management

Session

Two

 –

2013

EXAMINATION

PAPER

MGMT

1001

Managing

Organisations

and

People

1.

Time

allowed

 –

Two

(2)

hours

and

10

minutes

reading

time

2.

This

exam

is

worth

35%

of 

the

total

assessment

for

the

course.

3.

There

are

2

Parts

to

the

exam

paper

 –

students

must

attempt

each

Part.

4.

Part

A

consists

of 

40

Multiple

Choice

questions.

Your

responses

must

be

filled

in

on

the

multiple

choice

answer

sheet.

5.

Answer

Part

B

using

the

exam

books.

6.

Note,

each

Part

is

a

different

number

of 

marks

Part

A:

30

marks

Suggested

time:

30

minutes

Part

B:

70marks

Suggested

time:

90

minutes

7.

Candidates

may

not

bring

their

own

calculators,

electronic

dictionaries

or

other

electronic

devices

to

the

examination.

8.

The

following

materials

will

be

provided

by

the

Enrolment

and

Examinations

Section:

a.

Answer

sheet

for

part

A

(multiple

choice

questions),

b.

Exam

book(s)

for

writing

part

B.

9.

Answers

for

the

multiple

choice

questions

must

be

written

in

pencil

on

the

answer

sheet.

10.

Answers

for

part

B

must

be

written

black

or

blue

ink.

11.

Ensure

that

you

have

written

your

name

and

other

details

on

the

multiple

choice

answer

sheet

as

well

as

every

exam

booklet

used.

12.

Candidates

cannot

retain

a

copy

of 

the

exam

paper.