The CEO of a large company has retained you as the management consultant to look into the area of concern which she has. With all of recent corporate scandals like Enron, WorldCom, Tyco, and ImClone, she is wondering how she can avoid these kinds of problems within her company. She has enquired you to research and make a report which summarizes several types of power she has at her disposal and how this power could be efficiently used to avoid these kinds of problems within her own company.
There are myriad of leadership models, most of which discuss sources of power. Using model presented in your text and accessing other sources as supporting material, list and describe sources of power that CEO of large company typically has at her disposal.
describe how these powers can be utilized to avoid several operational, administrative, and ethical problems experienced by companies. Reply to this problem by recognizing three specific business problems which can be addressed through use of "influence tactics." For each specific problem, describe the influence tactic that must be used, source of power behind that influence tactic, and why you believe that this influence tactic will effectively address that problem.
Use Library or other Web resources to support argument. Make sure to cite your sources using APA Style 5th edition guidelines.
Describe the role of individual differences and traits in leadership.
Apply ethical reasoning skills and ethical theories to business situations.
Identify situations which present potential legal and ethical issues and develop solutions for those issues.
Apply critical thinking skills to analyze business situations.