LDR 804 Full Course Discussions GCU




LDR 804 Full Course Discussions GCU

LDR 804 Topic 1 DQ 1

Culture affects the workplace as well as the leaders within the organization. What are some of the most notable effects of diversity on leadership and organizational behavior? Support your view and provide specific examples.

LDR 804 Topic 1 DQ 2

Can an organization experience a high level of success without diversity? Why or why not?

LDR 804 Topic 2 DQ 1

Does social culture influence workplace productivity? If so, how? If not, why not?

LDR 804 Topic 2 DQ 2

There are a host of cultural assessment tools available to organizational leaders. Which tools would you select to use for your workplace? Why? What are the benefits to these particular tools compared to others? Support your view.

LDR 804 Topic 3 DQ 1

Does culture exert the stronger influence on a leader’s power, influence, or authority? Support your view.

LDR 804 Topic 3 DQ 2

What is the most difficult adjustment a new leader entering a multicultural workplace should expect to encounter? Why? What behaviors, styles, and traits should the leader use to ease the adjustment? Why?

LDR 804 Topic 4 DQ 1

Modern society gives preference to the inclusive style of leadership and the traits that are associated with it. Are there situations where inclusive leadership would not benefit an organization? If so, what leadership styles may prove more effective in those situations? If not, why not? Support your response.

LDR 804 Topic 4 DQ 2

One characteristic of inclusive leadership is respect for diverse cultural preferences and beliefs. To what extent should this govern the style and behavior of the inclusive leader? Why? Is there a point at which diversity and culture wield too much influence and yield ambiguity and diminished productivity as a result? If so, where is that point and why? If not, why not?

LDR 804 Topic 5 DQ 1

Global and cross-cultural leaders face increased interdependence within and across organizations. Are the potential effects of increasing interdependence more likely to be positive or negative? Support your view with relevant examples and research.

LDR 804 Topic 5 DQ 2

Does inclusive leadership, transformational leadership, or leader-member exchange contribute most to employee engagement, innovation, and productivity across Western and Eastern cultures? Explain.

LDR 804 Topic 6 DQ 1

Consider the influence of digital technologies on work and change in organizations. Is technology a transforming solution to problems or a volatile disruption to work, organizational culture, and performance? Support your view.

LDR 804 Topic 6 DQ 2

Technology enables collocated and virtual ongoing and ad hoc project teams that modify organizational work processes and designs. What do you believe are the most significant implications of these changes for leaders of diverse organizations? Support your position.

LDR 804 Topic 7 DQ 1

Consider three theories of ethics in a cross-cultural context. Is it possible to create a meaningful global ethical position that would genuinely cross all cultures? Why or why not?

LDR 804 Topic 7 DQ 2

How does organizational diversity influence the accepted ethics of decision making in the organization? Explain.

LDR 804 Topic 8 DQ 1

Consider the influence of big data and algorithms on the future of leadership in diverse organizations. What do you see as the greatest future challenges leaders will face? Support your view.

LDR 804 Topic 8 DQ 2

How might your dissertation research influence the future of leadership? Explain.



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