The purpose of this assignment is to examine the theoretical framework, style, and leadership traits of effective leaders.
In Topic 2, you selected a book about leadership by a successful leader whom you believe has adopted leadership as a vocation.
In an analysis of minimum 750-900 words, examine the theoretical framework, style, and leadership traits presented in the selected book. Discuss how this particular individual has adopted leadership as a vocation. Additionally, from the perspective of a leader, describe which qualities of this person you would seek to emulate in order to inspire followership, including which shortcomings of this leadership approach would you attempt to overcome. Be sure to cite examples from the book and integrate a minimum of four secondary sources on leadership theory to support your analysis.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Class Resources if you need assistance.
This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies:
5.1: Analyze theories of leadership and motivation in order to inspire followership.
1.1: Evaluate qualities of professional excellence and integrity that characterize inspiring and effective leadership.
2.1: Analyze theories of leadership and motivation in order to inspire followership.
MBA and MS Leadership
5.1: Evaluate qualities of professional excellence and integrity that characterize inspiring and effective leadership.