HCS 475 University of Phoenix Leadership and Performance Essay
1A. You need to be aware of the intertwining nature of management and leadership as you look for a management position. Traditionally, leadership is viewed as a subset of management.?Management without leadership lacks inspiration to drive change.?Students generally include management skills and leadership expectations within job applications and descriptions. After this week you should be able to discern the difference between management skills versus management traits.
Open?your web browser and go to your preferred job search engine to search for a management position within health care. You can also search in your local newspaper or job board. Also, you can use the following keywords when completing your search:
Management positions in health care
Health care administrator positions
Health care management
Write?a 500-800-word summary that addresses the following:
Explain what characteristics are found in a leader.
What are the traits of an effective leader?
How do these traits support you in becoming an effective leader in a management position?
Then using the selected job description: (make sure you reference the job description you have selected)
Identify at least 3 keywords found within the job posting that represent a management skill or characteristic.
Explain why each keyword identified is a management skill or characteristic
Identify at least 3 keywords found within the job posting that represent a leadership skill or characteristic.
Explain why each keyword identified is a leadership skill or characteristic versus a management characteristic (you must display a distinction between the two).
1B. Imagine you have each been promoted as part of a new management team for a long-term care facility. During the past two months, you have noticed an increase in conflicts between your co-workers and other departments, such as pharmacy or dietary. Your boss sees this as an issue and has asked your management team to find a solution.
Create a 2- 3 slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes that answers the following questions
What elements are found in an effective health care work group?