1. Stephen Covey observed that “Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.” Do you agree? Why or why not? What distinction have you observed between management and leadership? Why is the distinction important for one who desires to be a supervisor or team leader? How does this apply to your life and your current or future work situation? And how might it apply to you as a future leader?
2. Consider the following statement, “People don’t resist change; they resist being changed.” To what extent is this statement true? Discuss strategies for overcoming resistance to change. Discuss the principles of proposing change to higher-level managers. Be thorough in your response and use the textbook and a peer-reviewed COD library resource to support your writing.