المملكة العربية السعودية
الجامعة السعودية اإللكترونية
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Education
Saudi Electronic University
College of Administrative and Financial Sciences
Organizational Behaviour (MGT 301)
Due Date: 06/08/2022 @ 23:59
Course Name: Organizational Behaviour
Course Code: MGT301
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Semester: Summer Semester
For Instructor’s Use only
Instructor’s Name: Dr Mohammed Mallick
Students’ Grade: 00 /15
Level of Marks: High/Middle/Low
General Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY
The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated
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for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
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Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other
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1 Examine the differences and similarities between leadership, power, and
Textbook:Colquitt, J. A., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2021). Organizational behaviour:
Improving performance and commitment in the workplace (7th ed). Burr Ridge, IL:
Case Study: –
Please read the case “GlaxoSmithKline” from Chapter 13 “Leadership: Power and
Negotiation ” Page: – 433 (Second page) given in your textbook – Organizational
behaviour: Improving performance and commitment in the workplace (7th ed). by
Colquitt, J. A., LePine, J. A., & Wesson, M. J. (2021) and Answer the following Questions:
1. What types of power do you think are most important for a new CEO, especially if
they are considered an “outsider”? (03 Marks) (Min words 150-200)
2. Although it’s not uncommon for new CEOs to rebuild their management team, what
kind of message do you think it sends to employees? (03 Marks) (Min words 150-200)
3. How can a CEO use power effectively when there are so many competing priorities
on their plate at the same time? (03 Marks) (Min words 150- 200)
Discussion questions: – Please read Chapter 13 “Leadership: Power and Negotiation”
carefully and then give your answers on the basis of your understanding.
4. Which forms of power do you consider to be the strongest? Which types of power do
you currently have? How could you go about obtaining higher levels of the forms that
you’re lacking? (02 Marks ) (Min words 200-300)
5. Who is the most influential leader you have come in contact with personally? What
forms of power did they have, and which types of influence did they use to accomplish
objectives? (02 Marks ) (Min words 200-300)
6. Think about the last serious conflict you had with a co-worker or group member. How
was that conflict resolved? Which approach did you take to resolve it? (02 Marks ) (Min
Important Note: 1. Support your submission with course material concepts, principles, and theories from
the textbook and at least three scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles.
2. References required in the assignment. Use APA style for writing references.
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