Business Management

Management Styles, Practices And Effectiveness

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TASK 1:  Form a group of two. Select four managers/leaders in any fields of your interest (e.g. business leaders, political leaders, small business proprietors, academics, public role models such as sporting identities). Following this link for an example:


  • Provide a brief introduction about the figures of choice. 
  • Critically analyse and compare their management styles. Discuss the effectiveness of their management styles based on relevant management theories. 

The word limit for the report is 1,200 words, excluding quotes/extracts, charts and tables.

Please prepare this assessment in an essay format. The essay should have an introduction (Discuss the content of your essay), Main body (discussion of points from research), Findings/Conclusion (summary points in conclusion leading to overall findings of the research) and a reference list. Use the Harvard referencing style.

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Assignment Solution

Task 1

The four business leaders identified for this analysis are,

  • Catherine Livingstone (Businesswoman, Chair of Telstra) (AFR Magazine, 2015)
  • Patrick Delany ( Chief Executive, Fox Sports) (SMH, 2015)
  • Richard Goyder (CEO, Wesfarmers) (AFR Magazine, 2015)
  • Jillian Broadbent (Businesswoman, Former Board Member Reserve Bank of Australia) (AFR Magazine, 2015)

Task 2


Many academics argue today's leaders are required to transform businesses in increasingly volatile, often ambiguous, environments.

Professional Background of Chosen Business Leaders

This section gives a brief introduction to the selected business executives for this research.

  • Catherine Livingstone

Catherine Livingstone is the Chairman of Telstra Corporation. In 2014, she was appointed as the President of the Business Council of Australia. 

Other Roles (CEW, 2015) are, 

Directorship – Worley Parsons, the George Institute of Medical Health and Saluda Medical

President – the Australian Museum Trust

Member – Commonwealth Science Council and the Australian Prime Minister's Business Advisory Council 

In 2003, she received a 'Centenary Medal for Service to Australian Society in Business Leadership'. In 2011, she was conferred with the 'Australian Institute of Company Directors’ 2011 NSW Distinguished Fellows Award' for excelling in leadership and governance. (CEDA, 2013).

  • Patrick Delany

In 2011, Patrick Delany was appointed as the CEO of FOX Sports. Before the appointment, he was serving as a senior executive in Foxtel. His television career began in 1998. He was the Head of Non-Drama at Southern Star Entertainment. In 2000, he became the CEO of XYZ Networks. In 2002, he became the Director for Digital at Foxtel.  In 2005, he became the Executive Director of Content, Product and Delivery. 

  • Richard Goyder

Richard Goyder holds a commerce and management degree. He was working with Tubemakers of Australia before joining Wesfarmers in 1993. He joined Wesfarmers' board in 2002. In 2005, he was appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. His other roles include Director of Gresham Partners and Wesfarmers subsidiaries. He is also the Commissioner of the Australian Football League. He served as the Chairman of the Australian B20 between 2013 and 2014. He is also the member of organizations such as the Centre for Workplace Leadership Advisory Group, the Australian Business and Community Network and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. (Wesfarmers, 2015)

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