These are two discussion questions. Please respond to each question separately with at least 135 words and with using the Week 4 Lecture notes. For each question you must provide two references.
The research and practice of leadership focuses on the leader while the role of the follower is often neglected.
a.Â Â Â Using the overview provided in this weekâ€™s lecture and readings, how do follower perceptions affect a leaderâ€™s style?
b.Â Â Â How might you best assess follower perceptions of your leadership style?
c.Â Â Â What can/should a leader do when the perceptions of the followers are not aligned with the leaderâ€™s self-perceptions?
d.Â Â Â Why do you believe this assessment method to be the best option?
Those leaders who have the greatest impact are those who can influence a group or team.Â Briefly discuss the difference between a group and a team, and the strategies a leader should consider to influence a group or team.