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Тема уроку. Management Styles

Тип уроку: комбінований

Цілі уроку:

1. Познайомити учнів з видами та особливостями різних стилів управління.

2. Розвивати логічне, критичне та аналітичне мислення

3. Виховувати почуття відповідальності за свої вчинки у ділових відносинах

Обладнання уроку: дошка, мультимедійна установка.

Procedure

I. 1. Greetings

  • Good morning, ladies and gentlemen

  • I’m glad to see you

  • Sit down, please

  • Are you in a good mood?

  • Are you ready to start the lesson?

  • Let’s check who’s absent today.

2. Now you are school-leavers but in some year you’ll graduate from the universities and start searching for a job.

  • What things are the most important for you in your future job?

Ss’s answers (Слайд1 )

3. - Do all bosses use the same techniques to deal with employees?

Ss’s answers

  • You are right and today we are going to speak about different styles of management and their peculiarities.

4. So, the topic of our lesson is Management Styles (Слайд2 )

(open your copy-books, write down the date and the topic of our lesson)

You are going to learn how to use your leadership qualities right now. After you have learnt about the types of different management styles and their special features, about the role of the leader’s personality in choosing the style, you’ll get into managers’ shoes and try to solve a real management problem.

For this we’re going to:

  • Speak about different styles of management and about leadership qualities;

  • Speak about differences between men and women as leaders;

  • Do a personal quiz;

  • And at the end of the lesson we are to answer the question

Which management style is the best? (Слайд 3 )

II. 1. – What do you think the choice of the management style for a company depends on?

Ss’s answers

  • Do you think the top person in the company should differ from the rest of the employees?

Ss’s answers

  • Do you think leaders are born or made?

Ss’s answers

  • Can you give the examples of the leaders of the famous companies?

Ss’s answers

2. Now let’s find out which personal qualities make a good leader and why.

This is a list of adjectives describing different aspects of a person’s character, choose the most suitable ones for a leader and explain why you think so.

Take Handout 1 and work in pairs, please. You have 1 minute to complete your work.

  • decisive (Слайд 4 )

  • charismatic

  • motivating

  • adventurous

  • ruthless

  • informal

  • flexible

  • aggressive

  • thoughtful

  • energetic

  • impulsive

  • risky

  • approachable

  • passionate

Now your time is over. I’m ready to listen to your point of view.

3. So, you have explained clearly what kind of person a leader is.

  • Are you leaders?

Ss’s answers

Now, let’s see if you are born leaders. Open your netbooks and find the document Test, and start your test. After answering the questions, you’ll see your personal characteristic and some advice. Then you should read your characteristic and say if you agree with everything.

You have 2 minutes to do this.

I can see that you have done your work.

  • Which of you have more than 15 points?

(My congratulations, you’re a born leader)

  • Now read your characteristic and say if you agree with everything.

Ss’s answers

  • I hope, in the future you’ll become leaders of famous companies.

  • 4. And as leaders you’ll have to choose the most appropriate management style. To start with, let’s look at the types of management styles. (Слайд 5)

(The types of management styles)

  • Would you like to find out what they are and the differences between them?

  • Ss’s answers

5. Now listen to the description of one of the styles and complete the table about its advantages and disadvantages.

Take Handout № 2. Work in pairs

Style of Management

Advantages

Limitation (Disadvantages)










(Presentation of the autocratic management style)

  • Now, let’s give a characteristic to this style of management and name its pros and cons.

  • What style is it?

  • What are the advantages of this style?

  • Are there any disadvantages? What are they?

  • Are there any companies which use this style of management?

Ss’s answers

  • Now look at the screen.

  • Which of these statements characterises an autocratic leader? (Слайд 7)





Management styles



Do whatever you like. Take any decision you want. If you need, I’ll be in my office’

I’m your boss. You have to do what I ask you to do. Don’t ask any questions. Remember, the boss it always right’

I believe in you ability. I trust your decision. I expect you’ll achieve the highest results. All the best’























Ss’s answers

  • Yes, you are right. Read it, please. (Слайд 8)



Management styles



Do whatever you like. Take any decision you want. If you need, I’ll be in my office’

I’m your boss. You have to do what I ask you to do. Don’t ask any questions. Remember, the boss it always right’

I believe in you ability. I trust your decision. I expect you’ll achieve the highest results. All the best’

Autocratic style





























6. But there is one more style of is used by the most of the world famous companies. And now we’re going to listen to the information about it.

Your task is the same. You should complete the table which is given in Handout № 2.

You should work in pairs.

(Presentation of the democratic style) (Слайд 9)

  • What style is it?

  • What are the pros of this style?

  • What are the limitations?

  • Are there any leaders of the companies who prefer this style of management? (Слайд 10)

  • Now look at the screen. Which of these statements characterizes а democratic style?

Ss’s answers

Management styles



Do whatever you like. Take any decision you want. If you need, I’ll be in my office’

I’m your boss. You have to do what I ask you to do. Don’t ask any questions. Remember, the boss it always right’

I believe in you ability. I trust your decision. I expect you’ll achieve the highest results. All the best’

Autocratic style



Democratic style































  • Yes, you’re right. Read it, please.

7. The is one more style of management we haven’t mentioned yet. It’s called Laissez – Faire style. The term Laissez-Faire was derived from the French expression ‘leave it alone’. (Слайд 11)

(Laissez – Faire style)

You’re going to watch a video episode about the peculiarities of this style. While you’re watching, I’d like you to continue completing the table.

  • Be careful, some information isn’t on the video.

Work in pairs, please. (Слайд 12)(Video)

  • What style is it?

  • Why is this style so attractive for the leaders?

  • Have you heard about the limitations of this style?

  • Can you predict what they are?

  • What kinds of business are the most suitable for this management style?

  • What name has been mentioned in this episode?

  • Do you know anything about him? (Слайд 13)

Ss’s answers

(a picture of Warren Buffett)

(Слайд 14)

Now look at the screen. I’m sure, you’re guessed that this the characteristic of the last style.







Management styles



Do whatever you like. Take any decision you want. If you need, I’ll be in my office’

I’m your boss. You have to do what I ask you to do. Don’t ask any questions. Remember, the boss it always right’

I believe in you ability. I trust your decision. I expect you’ll achieve the highest results. All the best’

Autocratic style



Democratic style

Laissez – Faire style



























  • What style is it?

  • Is it a vivid characteristic of the leader who follows this style management?

  • Read it, please.

8. Managing a successful company at present is not only men’s priority. Women have proved the ability to be leaders.

- Do you agree with the statement that there is a difference between the styles that men and women have in the workplace?

Ss’s answers

  • At home you read the text which describes a few key differences between the sexes in the workplace.

Now, take Handout № 3.

  • According to the text which style of management do women prefer?

Ss’s answers

  • Do you think there is a difference in style between men and women or is any difference usually because of personality?

Ss’s answers

  • Do you find it easier to work with men or women? Why?

Ss’s answers

9. So, as you see, the sex of a person influences the decision making process.

  • What other factors can influence this process?

Ss’s answers

10. Now imagine that you’re the top managers in the company which recently has faced a challenging situation.

You normally use the management style which is written on the desk. If necessary you can combine several styles.

You are sitting in an unusual way to see how male and female approach to management works.

The details of this situation are given in the Handout №4 and on the screen. (Слайд 15)

  • Work in groups. You have 3 minutes.

  • Say what you would do to solve this problem, according to your management style.

  • Take notes if you need, choose the speaker to present your ideas.

  • Listen to your peers speaking and count the number of authoritative and democratic measures suggested.

  • Then we’ll compare the results

  • Which group was the most authoritative?

  • And which group was the most democratic?

  • Did the girls suggestions differ?

The table you should complete is given in Handout №5

(Discussion on the given topic)

  • Now your time is over. It’s time to present your ideas.

Don’t forget to count the number of authoritative and democratic measures and complete Handout №5

Ss’s answers

  • Which group have suggested the most autocratic measures?

  • Which one have suggested the most democratic measures?

11. Now let’s return to the question our lesson.

Which management style is the best? (Слайд 16)

Ss’s answers

12. Now, close your eyes, imagine that you’re the chairmen of a company and ask yourself what style of management you would like to use and why?

  • Don’t forget that you’re all different and the chosen style should correspond your personality. (Слайд 17)( Music)

Ss’s answers



13. I believe that you’ll have a promising career ahead and those of you who become the leaders of some companies will manage their employees choosing the most effective leadership style.

III. 1. Your first step for your successful future career is your h/t. It will be different. The task is on the backboard so open your day-books and write it down.

H/t: information about famous company’s management style.

For some student, your h/t is on these handouts.

2. Now your marks.

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