MGT560 Cultural Impacts on a Team Leadership Approach Paper
MGT 560 SEU Cultural Impacts on a Team Leadership Approach Paper
As we learned throughout this week, team leadership involves monitoring a team to help individuals achieve goals and to enhance performance. Please refer to the image below from Northouse (2022, pp. 464).
Jamal (a male) works for a technology firm in the KSA. He has been assigned as the team leader of a newly formed group of five engineers (three females, two males, and herself) from different countries, all working virtually, responsible for creating new phone technology. This organization favors the team leadership approach and has given Jamal the responsibility to monitor and act as needed, to ensure the team is effectively performing.
During the first week of work, Jamal evaluates the overall situation in relation to the team’s needs and he discovers that the team is not focusing on the goals, there is conflict between three of the engineers due to communication issues, and there is not enough sharing of information among several of the engineers due to professional competition and a fear of being left behind.
Thinking about the above situation, please discuss the following:
Discuss the team leadership approach and how it impacts the decision-making process.
Identify the current issues Jamal is encountering and discuss the best way to address these issues based on the team leadership approach.
Discuss how a country’s culture and the culture of each team member impacts the team leadership approach.
Discuss how gender impacts the team; and how if a female was the head of the team, instead of Jamal, how things might be led differently.
Integrate a discussion on Tuckman’s model studied this week, touching on the stage the team is at today and how Jamal can plan for future stages.
Specifically touch upon best practices for remote work that Jamal
Please integrate and cite:
At least three of this week’s course materials;
At least two concepts from previous weeks;
And, at least two external contemporary, or scholarly, resources