Adaptive Leadership

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Impacting Learning Through Adaptive Leadership Siemens Corporation is a multinational electronics and industrial engineering firm that focuses in the areas of industry, energy, and healthcare. Our company provides data storage for Siemens and I went to undergrad with one of its employees, Sasha Patel. In this paper, two employees of the Siemens IT department were interviewed to evaluate their perception of Siemens’s loyalty to its values in both communication and practice. As the interview responses indicate, while Siemens holds a strong commitment to leading in innovation, it must continually upgrade its communications approach to spread its vision and mission to all employees of the organization. In order to determine whether Siemens communicates its mission and values effectively through all levels of the organization, both a leader and subordinate were interviewed. The first interviewee of the Siemens Healthcare IT division was George Stephen, an IT manager who has worked for Siemens Corporation for three years. The first series of interview questions considered how the mission and vision statements of the organization were communicated within the organization. As Stephen noted, “all employees are provided with an overview of the company history and values during their orientation. Management is considered to set its goals by considering how those goals are aligned with company values. When a team of consultants is dispatched to meet with representatives from healthcare organizations, the company encourages them to determine how the implemented technology will improve efficiencies for the organization and serve the underlying mission of the company.” (G. Stephen, personal communication, June 16, 2014). Stephen also describes how the company communicates its values to stakeholders outside of the company. As he expresses, the company is more…...

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