[Section A assesses learning outcomes 1, 2, 3 and 4]
Learning Outcomes
1. Appraise the importance of leadership in organisations and contrast the functions of leadership and management.
2. Critique various traditional, new and modern leadership models and critically assess the strengths and weaknesses of those models in applied settings.
3. Evaluate the concept of situational leadership and demonstrate the importance of flexibility in leadership style.
4. Conduct an in-depth analysis of their preferred leadership style and consider its implications for their work and for the development of their leadership capability.

Based on the case study, “Leading organisation change (Barsoux & Glimartin, 2007 INSEAD)” – PDF Attached — answer the following two questions :

1. With reference to the literature on leadership, critically explore the leadership approaches and style of one of the key actors in the case study by critically evaluated and analysis ( strength & weakness )
(circa 1,000 words).

2. If you had been appointed in Tracey Byrne’s place, would you have handled things in the same way? Please justify your answer supported by appropriate theory (circa 1,000 words).
: for examples,
1. Fiedler Contingency Model
2. Hersey and Blanchard’s Situational Leadership Model
3. Path Goal Theory
4. Leader-Member Exchange (LMX) Theory
5. Cognitive Resource Theory