LDR 300 Week 1 to Week 5 Work (All Assignments 2017 Version)

Week 1    Leadership and Management Paper

 

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you articulate the difference between leadership and management using the following criteria:

  • Define leadership and management.
  • Differentiate between leadership and management with specific examples from the text, literature, or personal example. What are some of the different leadership and management roles and what are their functions? How are these roles similar? How are they different?
  • Differentiate between Trait and Process leadership with specific examples from the readings.
  • Provide a rationale for your answers from the course text and at least two additional peer-reviewed sources.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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Week 2    Leadership Profile Part I

Your company’s vice president of human resources has approached your team for assistance in recruiting and developing your organization’s future leaders. The vice president has asked your team to brainstorm, research, and prepare a written profile.

Select one of the following organizations to use as your company in the profile:

  • Apple®
  • Southwest Airlines Co.®
  • Starbucks®
  • National Football League®
  • Sony Corporation of America®
  • Harley Davidson®

Write a 350-word summary of your chosen organization that includes the following:

  • Industry and Organization description
  • Current Leadership Structure
  • Why you chose this organization

Format your profile consistent with APA guidelines.

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Week 2    Leadership Theories Matrix

 

Resources: Leadership Trait Questionnaire in the Leadership Instrument Section of Ch. 2 of Leadership: Theory and Practice; Leadership Theory Matrix

Complete the Leadership Theory Matrix.

Complete the Leadership Trait Questionnaire (LTQ).

Write a 350-word summary of your results that includes the following:

  • Provide a description about how you see yourself as a leader.
  • Provide a description of how others see you as a leader.
  • Explain the differences and commonalities.

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Week 3    Leadership Profile Part II

Your company’s vice president of human resources has approached your team for assistance in recruiting and developing your organization’s future leaders. The vice president has asked your team to brainstorm, research, and prepare a written profile.

Prepare an outline of your paper using the Thesis Generator located in the Center for Writing Excellence and the Leadership Profile Part II: Outline Worksheet.

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Week 3    Leadership and Power Paper

Read the Center for Critical Leadership white paper here to explore issues of power and leadership.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper on the interaction among leaders’ sources of power, motives, and influence tactics according to the following criteria:

  • Describe power and explain how it relates to leadership.
  • Describe the various types of power.
  • Describe the relationship between influence and power.

Cite a minimum of three references other than the text and the white paper.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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Week 4    Positive Leadership Theories Presentation

 

Create an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that explains the evolution of the positive leadership theories according to the following criteria:

  • Summarize the history of transformational leadership.
  • Describe authentic leadership and its application to modern leadership.
  • Define servant leadership and explain how the ethics of leadership have affected the development of this theory.
  • Explain how transformational leadership differs from transactional leadership.

Write a 350-word Executive Summary to accompany the presentation.

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Week 4    Positive Leadership Summary Table

 

Complete the following:

  • Servant Leadership Questionnaire located in Ch. 10 of Leadership: Theory and Practice
  • Authentic Leadership Self-Assessment Questionnaire
  • Positive Leadership Summary Table

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Week 5    Leadership Profile Part III

 

Your company’s vice president of human resources has approached your team for assistance in recruiting and developing your organization’s future leaders. The vice president has asked your team to brainstorm, research, and prepare a written profile.

Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word leadership profile including the following:

  • A summary of your team’s selected company.
  • A description of commonly desired leadership traits in this industry. Why are they important to your chosen organization?
  • A description of commonly desired leadership skills in this industry. Why are they important to your chosen organization?
  • A description of commonly desired leadership styles in this industry. Why are they important to your chosen organization?
  • A description of commonly desired leadership behaviors in this industry. Why are they important to your chosen organization?
  • A description of commonly desired personality traits and how they fit in the 5-Factor Personality Model.  Why are these traits important to your chosen organization?
  • Discuss standard methods for developing leaders in this industry. Why are they important to your chosen organization?
  • Describe strategies for how industry leaders balance competing values and priorities and avoid failure.
  • Describes how does the Team Leadership Model appears to influence this organization.
  • Provide a word picture of the ideal candidate. Does your organization value managers or leaders?

Cite a minimum of four peer reviewed sources not including your text.

Format the paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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Week 5    Leading Diversity

 

You are a manager and leader in a diverse organization that includes locations in many other countries. You are asked to create a presentation to share your experiences regarding leadership

Create an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation including detailed speaker notes. The presentation should include the following:

  • The role gender plays in leadership including the effect it has on  in global organizations
  • The role of leadership style on leadership effectiveness
  • The influence of the culture on leading an organization
  • The potential challenges in leading an organization that is global

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