By Jeff Stetson
Within the Sixties, racism used to be rampant in Jackson, Mississippi, and it used to be universal for white males stuck within the act of killing blacks to be acquitted via all-white juries. yet forty years later, a person is looking for justice; those self same males are turning up useless - within the exact demeanour during which they killed their sufferers. Now, James Reynolds, who has triumph over the chances - and his personal own demons - to develop into the one black prosecutor in Jackson, will face the hardest case of his existence: He'll need to prosecute leading suspect Martin Matheson, an excellent professor, the son of a honored Civil Rights chief, and the newly appointed folks hero for millions of African american citizens hungry for retribution.
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Seek their input, and listen to the views expressed. So, there is a genuine dialogue on and agreement to the implementation. S3: Supporting This style is used when we have a confident and competent follower who can do the job well, but we remain in touch by having an ‘open door’ policy and being available to support if there are problems/unexpected difficulties encountered by our follower. p65 25 28/06/00, 16:38 ■ How to be a better leader ■ S4: Delegating A style especially used at higher levels in an organization when the leader expects their lieutenants to be able to run the part of the organization for which they are responsible, and provides little direction or support.
P65 35 28/06/00, 16:39 ■ How to be a better leader ■ exceptional cases, there is no need to ‘act in haste and repent at leisure’. It is vital that such perception gaps are reduced, if not eliminated, as they act – as the original story demonstrated – as a considerable demotivator. Motivating staff is one of the core responsibilities of an effective leader, and the subject of the next chapter. p65 36 28/06/00, 16:39 4 MOTIVATING STAFF The extent to which we are motivated or demotivated in the workplace will determine how well we perform.
If you see yourself as moderate in the ‘team’ orientation and are seen as high, you are simply more effective than you thought yourself. It is important to accept the good news, because we get even better only if we explicitly recognize and develop a strength. p65 21 28/06/00, 16:38 , ) ■ How to be a better leader ■ Conversely, if, as happens, we see ourselves as very strongly team-oriented and are not perceived as such, we need to look within the two sets of answers and identify the specific areas where there is disagreement.