Article 1 - Sarin, S. & O’Connor, G. C.
Sarin, S. & O’Connor, G. C. (2009). First among equals: The effect of team leader characteristics on the internal dynamics of cross-functional product development teams. The Journal of Product Innovation Management, 26. 188-205.
Article 2 - DeRue, D. S., Barnes, C. M., & Morgeson, F. P.
DeRue, D. S., Barnes, C. M., & Morgeson, F. P. (2010). Understanding the motivational contingencies of team leadership. Small Group Research, 41(5). 621-651.
Lesson 1 Discussion Forum:
Team Leadership/Management Style
Part 1: According to the Sarin and O’Connor (2009) article, certain style and goal structures of team leaders have a strong influence on internal team dynamics. Based on your research within the article and textbook, as well as your own experience, what team leader management style would be most effective in leading a team in which you were a member?
Part 2: DeRue, Barnes, and Morgeson (2010) found that team leadership style effectiveness depended on the level of charisma exhibited by the leader. Drawing from the article and the textbook, have you ever worked for a charismatic leader? What style (coaching or directing) did that leader administer? Was he or she effective in leading you as part of the team?
Be sure to support your work with specific citations from this week's Learning Resources and any additional sources.
APA format, 300 words and above, In-text citations, 2-3 References
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