Understanding our leadership styles will help us maximize our skills. This will also help us evaluate our effectiveness in specific leadership situations.
Not all leadership styles are as effective in the same situations. Understanding the best leadership style for each situation will help us create effective strategies to achieve organizational goals.
As part of this assignment, you are asked to take the following self-assessment from MindTools website (https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/leadership-style-quiz.htm) to determine your leadership style.
Once you have completed the self-assessment, please answer the following questions: Based on the self-assessment, what is your leadership style? Do you agree or disagree with the results presented? Explain.
Describe three characteristics and skills associated with your leadership style. Describe a situation where your leadership skills helped you.
How can your leadership style create a stronger workplace environment during the COVID-19 pandemic?
How can you enhance your leadership style to better improve the organizational culture? Your well-written paper should meet the following requirements: Be 4-5 pages in length (double-spaced), which does not include the title and reference pages, which are never a part of the content minimum requirements.
Use Saudi Electronic University academic writing standards and APA style guidelines.
Support your submission with course material concepts, principles, and theories from the textbook and at least three current, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles. Current articles are those published within the last five years.
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In advance of submission, review the grading rubric to see how you will be graded for this assignment.
For Your Success. This week, you will take a deep dive into several approaches to leadership including traits, skills, and behavioral approaches.
As you progress through the module, consider which approaches you have experienced as either a leader or a follower. Your first Critical Thinking (CT) Assignment is due this week. You will determine and write about your personal leadership style.
Read the CT Assignment early in the week, become familiar with its requirements, and review the grading rubric to understand exactly how the CT assignment will be graded. You also have a graded quiz due, covering topics from Modules 1 and 2. Learning Outcomes
Evaluate the main components of the trait, skills, and behavioral approaches to leadership.
Analyze the proper application of the trait, skills, and behavioral approaches within a formalized leadership setting.
Evaluate the role that followers play in leadership.
Compare approaches to leadership in leadership development.