Prompt: Submit a short paper or presentation assessing how Howard Schultz structured the Starbucks and his or her executive team, and evaluating the best practices he used. Identify specific leadership actions used by Howard Schultz to build and structure a productive organization and culture such as policy, communication, and training.
Explain at least two examples of best practices for leaders in team development and communication in the organization using the three dimensions of energy, engagement, and exploration. Identify planning methods used by Howard Shultz to align teams with organizational vision, and explain actions that built and fostered team development and teamwork. Include the utilization of resources to build teams, including training, projects, and programs.
You will be evaluated on the analysis of executive team-building practices, theory, concepts and techniques; identification and summary of results of leadership actions that structured the organization for success; application of team-building and leadership action examples; critical thinking applied to your work product; and the articulation of your response in the writing process.
Guidelines for Submission: Milestone One: Teams must be in APA style. Include a separate title and reference page, an introduction, subheadings, and a conclusion. The requirements for this assignment are 2 to 4 pages in length (not including title and reference pages), double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and at least two discipline-appropriate citations. Please use the following section titles required by the professor.
- Title page
- Analysis of Executive Team-Building Practices, Theory, Concepts, and Techniques
- Summary of Results of Leadership Actions Related to Organizational Behavior Best Practices
- Application of Examples