Learning Goal: I’m working on a management case study and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.Option #1: Leadership – Figurehead, Liaison, Monitor, and Disseminator RolesRead case study entitled “From Steve Jobs to Tim Cook-Apple” on page 23 in Lussier and Achua (2015).In about a page, provide an introductory and background information of the case study, synthesize the case study, and summarize your understanding of the case study and its key findings.
Explain how each of the three elements of the definition of leadership listed below applies to Tim Cook as Apple’s leader.
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3. Identify the leadership skills of Tim Cook that led to his and Apple’s success. Which skill is his strongest? 4. Describe each of the four managerial leadership roles listed below and use your critical thinking skills to analyze each of these roles and explain how they were played by Tim Cook as CEO of Apple. Which role was the most important? (See page 11 in Lussier and Achua (2015) for description of various managerial leadership roles).Figurehead Role
Liaison Role
Monitor Role
Dissemination Role
Can Tim Cook continue to grow Apple, or will it be like many other companies (like BlackBerry) that lose their competitive edge? Why or why not?
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