Discussion 7

Question 1

Why is important to have leaders in a health care organization?

Question 2

There are many types of communication styles used in the workplace. Choose what you think is your leadership style: north, south, east, or west. Click the Leadership Compass: Appreciating Diverse Work Styles link for details. (Scroll halfway down the page to where it says (Results) to read the description of each style. The first set of descriptions is for north.)

Which of the four directions do you believe is your style?

What are the strengths of your style? (at least four adjectives)

What are the limitations of your style? (at least four adjectives)

Which style do you find the most difficult to work with in others, and why?

What do the other directions need to know about you so that you can work effectively together?