Managing Organizations And Leading People

Managing Organizations And Leading People

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Please note , this document was provided to you an example outline of Task 1. The information here was extracted from the rubric and the courseroom to provide a visual example of an outline. The courseroom is dynamic, ever changing , as such you should always refer to the rubric and courseroom resources as your primary guide for completing this Task.

 

A1 Reflection

TIPAlways write the paper in first person (writing in first person means writing from the author’s point of view or perspective).

· Reflect on Strength 1 from your assessment (one paragraph)

· What those results might indicate about your leadership? (one sub paragraph)?

· Reflect on Strength 2 from your assessment (one paragraph)-

· What those results might indicate about your leadership? (one sub paragraph)?

· Reflect on Strength 3 from your assessment (one paragraph)-

· What those results might indicate about your leadership? (one sub paragraph)?

· Reflect on Strength 4 from your assessment (one paragraph)-

· What those results might indicate about your leadership? (one sub paragraph)?

· Reflect on Strength 5 from your assessment (one paragraph)-

· What those results might indicate about your leadership? (one sub paragraph)?

 

 

B. Evaluation of Leadership

 

Evaluate your leadership, using one of the scholarly leadership theories below: trait theory of leadership:

 

· Transformational leadership

· Transactional leadership

· Situational leadership

· Contingency theory

· Participative leadership

· Servant leadership

· Behavioral leadership

· Trait theory of leadership

Tip: Competency 3018.1.2 in the Courseroom explores leadership theories and contains links to articles and additional resources for your insight.

 

 

 

· Three Strengths of Your Leadership

Evaluate three strengths of your leadership, using the chosen scholarly leadership theory,

including how each strength relates to the theory. Support the evaluation of your strengths

with at least one scholarly source.

· Three Weaknesses of Your Leadership

 

Evaluate three weaknesses of your leadership, using the chosen scholarly leadership theory,

including how each weakness relates to the theory. Support the evaluation of your

weaknesses with at least one scholarly source.

 

· Recommendations

 

Recommend three actionable items to improve the effectiveness of your leadership,

including how each actionable item relates to the chosen scholarly leadership

theory. Support the recommendations of actionable items with at least one scholarly source.

Tip: Suggested wording for the start of each paragraph: “I have identified the following three strengths, X, X, and X as they relate to my leadership”.

C. Goals

 

Discuss two short-term goals that will help improve your leadership. Adhere to the SMART

criteria for each goal: specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time-bound.

· Discuss at least two specific actions you will take to reach each of the SMART goals

discussed in part C (one sub paragraph.

Tip: SMART goals are discussed in section C of the Study Plan in the courseroom.

Remember to be not only descriptive (who, what, when, & where), but importantly, explanatory (the why & how). Evaluators are assessing your paper based on the specificity of your response, not generalizations.

 

 

Reference Page (example)

Wang, X. H. F., & Howell, J. M. (2010). Exploring the dual-level effects of transformational leadership on followers. Journal of Applied Psychology,95(6), 1134.

Note: You will need to acknowledge sources used in your paper, using APA-formatted in-text citations and references, for content that is quoted, paraphrased, or summarized. Additionally, your paper needs to be tightly edited in order to receive a Competent raking in section E of the rubric. As such, your paper should meet the following criteria:

 

“Reflects attention to detail, is organized, and focuses on the main ideas as prescribed in the task or chosen by the candidate. Terminology is pertinent, is used correctly, and effectively conveys the intended meaning. Mechanics, usage, and grammar promote accurate interpretation and understanding”.

 

Here are a few links that can assist you with APA formatting, grammar and proofing your paper:

Common APA Errors https://sites.google.com/wgu.edu/commonapaerrors?pli=1 Purdue Online Writing Lab https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/

The APA official Blog site http://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/text-citation/

WGU Writing Center https://my.wgu.edu/success-centers/writing-center

Example of an APA-styled essay https://wgu.adobeconnect.com/_a814884580/p4d27gp3hn2/

Writing Assistant https://www.grammarly.com

Text to Speech https://www.naturalreaders.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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