MGT 521 Week 5 Assignment Leadership and Strategy
Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to increase learners’ comprehension of leadership styles and the effect of the styles on organizational environments.
Assignment Steps
Resources: Management: A Practical Introduction; Notes from team discussion Week 5; Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Create a 1,400 word analysis addressing the following:
• Identify one theory that appeals to you the most from the leadership theories discussed in your team and in the text.
• Research two local companies: one in which the leadership seems to exemplify this leadership theory, and one that seems to be in direct contrast.
• Analyze how each leadership style might affect the respective company’s performance and alignment to values.
• Discuss which leadership style to which you are most aligned.
• Discuss how you would practice this leadership style in your current work environment. If you are not currently employed, discuss how you would practice this style of leadership in a future job you might like to hold.
MGT 521 Week 5 Assignment Leaders Are They Born or Made?
Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is for learners to gain extensive knowledge about the origin of leaders and leadership theories.
Assignment Steps
Resources: Management: A Practical Introduction.
Discuss the following in your learning team’s discussion forum:
• Are leaders born or made?
• Cite your sources during your discussion.
• As a team, decide on a conclusion.
Create a 12- to 16-slide PowerPoint® presentation justifying the team’s conclusion(s) about whether leaders are born or made.
• Defend the team’s position on whether leaders are born or made.
• Justify the team’s position using relevant research.
• Apply leadership theory to the team’s position.
• Include an introductory slide and reference slide as a part of the presentation. Do not exceed slide limit.
Format the assignment consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
MGT 521 Week 6 Learning Team Reflection
Read Case Application 1, “Lessons from Lehman Brothers: Will We Ever Learn?” at the end of Ch. 5 of Management.
Discuss the scenario with your team.
Discuss the second, third, and fifth discussion questions at the end of the case with your team.
Answer each question based on your team’s discussion in no more than 350 words per question.