During this culminating project, you will complete a professional PowerPoint presentation consisting of seven slides. In each slide, you will choose a leadership theory or motivational theory from your book, and describe why your chosen theory would be the most suitable to meet each of the company goals as listed below. Please select a different theory for each company goal using any leadership style or motivation theory in the book. You may chose any company you like, as the focus of the project is on your understanding of how to evaluate and use different leadership styles to meet business goals, not the details of the company.
Motivation theories are discussed throughout Chapter 10 on pages 240-259.
Leadership theories are discussed in Chapter 7 on pages 180-183.
Develop a single slide for each of the following goals. Each slide should include audio or notes narrative to explain your findings and conclusions
Goal 1: Improve quality of a product or service.
Goal 2: Improve employee collaboration.
Goal 3: Foster problem-solving skills in the workforce.
Goal 4: Develop and maintain a successful workforce in a global environment.
Goal 5: Develop strong leadership and decision-making skills in the work place.
Goal 6: Foster adherence to organizational values, ethics, and professional responsibility.
Your PowerPoint should be structured in the following format.
Slide 1: Company name and brief overview
Slide 2: Selection and justification of the best theory to address Goal 1
Slide 3: Selection and justification of the best theory to address Goal 2
Slide 4: Selection and justification of the best theory to address Goal 3
Slide 5: Selection and justification of the best theory to address Goal 4
Slide 6: Selection and justification of the best theory to address Goal 5
Slide 7: Selection and justification of the best theory to address Goal 6
Category Criteria Points
The PowerPoint effectively communicates the company overview and why the selected leadership and motivational theories are the most appropriate to address each of the company goals. Spelling, grammar, and style are acceptable.
Research Selected management theories that go beyond common knowledge are expressed and show evidence of research and evaluation concerning theories. 20
Quality Improvement The selected theory fosters improving quality of a product or service. (Goal 1) 20
Collaboration The selected theory fosters employee collaboration. (Goal 2) 20
Problem Solving The selected theory clearly demonstrates problem-solving skills in the workforce. (Goal 3) 20
Global Environment The selected theory fosters appreciation of diversity and value in a global workforce. (Goal 4) 20
Leadership and Decision Making Leadership theory is appropriately applied from the text in an effort to meet the company goals as listed in the assignment. (Goal 5) 20
Ethics and Values Selected leadership theory fosters the adherence of organizational values, ethics, and professional responsibility. (Goal 6) 20