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Effective leadership, personal case 4 frame analysis

Amr W . Zawawi

Leading Effective Organizations

Professor James Segovis

Organizational Personal Case Analysis

April 2007

Leading Effective Organizations

Personal Case 4 Frame Analysis

Introductory Analysis

Communication is one primary factor that is needed in present organizations . The free flow of information between the authorities towards the members is n important part of a healthy organizational progress . However , communication may not be that easy to apply especially when the situations are tough . Although it is treated to be the most important part of leadership , leaders at times misplace

it and exchanges its importance for the sake of doing other responsibilities that are also endowed to them as officers of the organization

Sadly , this factor was what was primarily missing in the organizations of SCG (Senior Class Gift Committee ) and Bryant Senior Advisory Council (BSA .Because of this problem the said organizations were frequently faced with issues regarding the importance of passing essential informations to all members before the actual commencement of the activities that were primarily prepared by the officers . As a result when the activities are already set to be done , the situation is simply controlled by those who know what is going on . Other officers become left-out in the air and the situation becomes tough for them as they act as though they know what is happening when actually they don 't . The tension between the officers themselves stretches out to the members of the organization pulling down the unity of each team and brings down their activities to nearly zero ' results

The symbolic frame emphasizes the concept of culture as a central role in leadership . Leaders should know they must work simultaneously on staff needs and skills , on goals and roles and the dynamics of political power and conflict . But there is something that operates beyond all these , an intangible manifestation that reflects the ethos or climate of the university . In Bolman and Deal 's (2003 ) terms , what is most important is not what happens but what it means

In SCG and BSA 's case , this frame is portrayed by the interpersonal relationship that the officers have towards the other members and towards themselves as well . This particular fame of leadership helps the leaders recompose themselves for the sake of the whole organization 's benefit . The fact is that this is the easiest issue that needs to be dealt with in Bryant University

Meanwhile , the structural frame emphasizes the importance of formal roles and relationships . Structures - commonly depicted by means of organizational charts - are created to fit an organization 's environment and technology (Bolman and Deal . The focus is on organizational direction and goals , roles , policies , procedures and co-ordination and planning . The structural processes in the school provide the medium by which clarification of direction , roles and documentation of policies and procedures can be communicated and undertaken and , therefore , is a means by which the vision of the organization is put into practice . In the Senior Class Gift Case , the structural frameworks for organizational planning are created to...

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