Leadership and Organizational Behavior

ASSIGNMENT 3: POWER, POLITICS, AND CULTURE (McKesson Corporation)

In business, power and politics greatly influence an organizational culture in turn hinder organizational productivity. In your role as consultant you observed power and politics influence on the corporate culture.

INSTRUCTIONS: Create a 5 to 7 page report that addresses the following:

1) Influence of Politics and Power

Explain how politics and power-play may have influenced the organization’s culture.

2) Sources of Power

Explore the sources of power and describe how management could use this influence to benefit your department and improve organizational performance.

3) Leadership Behavior and Culture

Make recommendations that support how the study of power and politics could influence leadership behavior and improve the organization’s culture.

4) Leadership Influence

Discuss the importance and complexity of leadership behavior. How does it influence organizational structure and performance?

5) References and Citations

Provide at least 2 quality resources.

In-text citations are required when paraphrasing or quoting another source.

6) Formatting and Writing Standards

APA Format, minimums 5-7 pages

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