Directions: Read the Leader in Action Carol B. Tome’, the Home Depot CFO and respond/analyze the following questions:
1. What evidence do you find in this story to suggest that Carol Tome has good political skills?
2. What does having worked for four different CEOs without being replaced suggest about the effectiveness of Tome’s political skills?
3. Which types of power/power bases does Tome appear to possess?
4. Based on whatever information you might have or find available, how well is Carol Tome’ doing as the CFO? Is she still the CFO? Has she moved on to another company, what shape is Home Depot in today competitively? Give me a brief analysis of the impact of her leadership.
Complete the analysis of these questions with sufficient evidence from DuBrin and your thoughts to thoroughly discuss the leadership style of this leader.
To submit: Label the assignment:
Leader in Action p.
You do not need a title page. However, you must include support from DuBrin to support your responses, indicated by an intext citations. Please number each question and include a minimum of 1 intext citation per question response. If you happen to apply other sources–please list your additional sources at the end of the assignment.
Submit the assignment in a word document format into the portal.
NOTE: I know that we all have leadership experience and could respond to these questions without support, but the purpose of this course is to apply theory to application.