LDR 301 Entire Course

LDR 301 Week 1:

Individual Assignment Personality Assessment

Week 1DQ 1:

How would you define good business ethics? How would you define poor business ethics? What effect does small business ethics have on the role of an entrepreneur? Provide an example of an everyday small business ethical dilemma. Howmightyouaddressthisdilemma?

Week 1 DQ 2:

Use your Lead Like an Entrepreneur text to review the common leadership characteristics of an entrepreneur. Which characteristic do you think is the most important for an entrepreneur to possess? Why? Defendyourpositiononthisquestion.

Week 1DQ 3:

What is the difference between an idea-focused entrepreneur and an opportunity-focused entrepreneur? Is one type of entrepreneur better than the other? Defend your response. Name a business person or a public figure that is an example of an idea-focused entrepreneur. Explain why.

Week 1 DQ 4:

What is the role of an integrator type of entrepreneur in the free enterprise system? Explainyouranswerwithanexample.

LDR 301 Week 2:

Individual Assignment Ethical Dilemma Case

Learning Team Assignment Weekly Reflection

Week 2 DQ 1:

How do you handle stress? What are some effective strategies for stress management? Which strategies do you feel would be most effective for small business entrepreneurs? Why?

DQ 2:

What are the small business entrepreneur competency areas? Which competency areas do you feel are most important?  Defend your response with an example.

DQ 3:

What is the influence of time management on entrepreneurs? Which time management tactics do you think you might use the most while in school? How does this compare to a small business entrepreneur?

LDR 301 Week 3:

Learning Team Assignment Entrepreneurial Small Business Project Phase I

DQ 1:

How do you know if your goal statement is measurable? Provide an example. Why is this important to an entrepreneur?

DQ 2:

Why are goal statements created? Provide an example. Are goal statements different from mission statements? How are the statements different?

DQ 3:

Why is it important to create an entrepreneurial vision? What effect does a vision statement have on a business and on the staff? Provide real life examples.

DQ 4:

Choseone of the following mission statements and create two goal statements that might help the business become more successful.

LDR 301 Week 4:

Individual Assignment Entrepreneurial Leader Paper

Learning Team Assignment Weekly Reflection

DQ 1:

What are some tools that may be used to evaluate employee performance? How is employee performance evaluated at your job? If you don’t work, how would you evaluate your employee’s performance?

DQ 2:

What are some different options for compensating employees? What are some ideas for rewarding employees? Which of these compensations and rewards are most motivating for you? Why?

DQ 3:

What or who makes up a small business entrepreneurial team? What issues might arise within entrepreneurial teams? How do you think this team is different from other types of leadership teams?

DQ 4:

If you were an entrepreneur, do you think you might take control of the performance, recognition, and compensation piece, or would you have a manager or human resources representative take control? Why or why not? Explain your answer. What role might you take as the entrepreneur?

LDR 301 Week 5:

Learning Team Assignment Entrepreneurial Small Business Project Phase II

DQ 1:

Chose the leadership style that best describes you as an entrepreneur, such as explorer, miner, accelerator, or integrator. Based on that leadership style, how might you be able improve customer service in a small business?

DQ 2:

How do the different types of entrepreneur leaders, such as explorer, miner, accelerator, and integrator, approach customer service differently? Explain your answer, and provide specific examples to support your response.

DQ 3:

What is the role of customer service in a small business? Why is it important? Explain your answer, and provide an example.

DQ 4:

Customer resource management (CRM) is becoming a huge part of many businesses. What value does CRM add? What are the future technology trends in CRM?