1. Management v. Leadership
Please explain how a leader versus a manager would respond to the following situation, based on the
definitions provided in the text and by referencing class discussions:
A human services agency was founded in 1986 to provide counseling and treatment services to adults
struggling with substance use. Over the last several years, there has been a drastic spike in the number
of individuals, ages 12-17, that are actively using substances in the region; specifically, heroin and
fentanyl. In addition to published research and data that shows evidence of this growing community
need, staff at the agency are also sharing the high number of calls received by staff for parents
advocating for minors that are seeking drug treatment.
*In your response, please reference mission and feedback.
2. Leadership Styles
Brody defines three leadership styles- directive leadership, participative leadership and delegative
Please provide an example situation that would best be addressed using each leadership style. Describe
how a leader using each style would respond and why that leadership style is the most appropriate for
the situation. (You are to create example situations, which should be different for each style)
Directive Leadership Response-
Rationale for Leadership Style for Situation-
Participative Leadership Response-
Rationale for Leadership Style for Situation –
Delegative Leadership Response-
Rationale for Leadership Style for Situation
3. Challenges in Leadership
Brody lists and defines 8 different types of ineffective managerial profiles.
Please choose one type of ineffective managerial profile.
Please give two examples of how that form of ineffective leadership would have a negative impact on a
Provide two ways, as a leader of an organization, that you would respond to this ineffective
management profile; in attempts to improve that staffs performance and minimize the described
negative impacts to the organization.
Negative Impact 1-
Negative Impact 2-
Leadership Response 1-
Leadership Response 2-
4. Mission Statements
Please list two components of an effective mission statement.
5. SWOT Process
What should be analyzed using a SWOT process?
Please describe two different ways that using a SWOT process can improve outcomes.
6. Logic Models
What are the four elements used with logic model planning? Please also give an example of a
measurable short term outcome.
Short Term Outcome-
7. Risk, Target and Impact Populations
Please give an example of risk, target, and impact population for a program that offers budgeting and
finance classes to individuals and families that are at-risk of losing their housing and are behind on their
Please also describe two ways to better identify and reach the risk population in the areas of service.
8. Staff Development
Please describe three examples of how a leader could develop staff to lead to better service
delivery/client outcomes, as well as greater job satisfaction and overall retention of staff.
9. Supervisor Roles
Please describe three ways in which a supervisor can act as coach/counselor and the impact that will
have on staff and the organizational culture.
10. Management by Objectives (MBO)
Please give three examples of how a human services administrator would manage by objectives.
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