Trait, Skills, and Behavioral Approaches to Leadership.
For this assignment, you are asked to determine your own personal leadership style. Start by taking the self-assessment from the MindTools website: (https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/leadership-style-quiz.htm). **[You lean toward a democratic or participative style of leadership. You tend to set the parameters for the work and have the final say on decisions, but you actively involve your team members in the process. This style can build trust between you and your people, as they’ll likely feel engaged and valued. But it’s not great in a high-pressure situation that requires a fast turnaround, as it will slow you down. And, if you dislike disagreement or conflict, you might struggle with how people respond to consultation]. Read more about Democratic, Participative Leadership from the link above. Next, complete the required Goleman reading. Develop an understanding of your leadership style. Goleman, D. (2000, March-April). Leadership that gets results. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from http://www.powerelectronics.ac.uk/documents/leadership-that-gets-results.pdf Based on your experiences, current readings, work experience, education, and use of self-assessment instruments, describe what you think your personal leadership styles are. Include the following in your response: Develop an understanding of your leadership style(s). What is/are your style(s) and give an example of when you have applied your leadership style(s)? In what ways will this/these style(s) help you achieve your goals? Evaluate yourself relative to emotional intelligence (Goleman article) and explain how you will expand your emotional intelligence. What areas of leadership styles may be shortcomings and how will you improve your leadership? Directions: Write an essay that includes an introduction paragraph, the essay’s body, and a conclusion paragraph to address the assignment’s guide questions. Do not address the questions using a question-and-answer format. Your well-written paper should meet the following requirements: Be 3-5 pages in length, which does not include the title and reference pages, which are never a part of the content minimum requirements. Use academic writing standards and APA style guidelines Support your submission with course material concepts, principles and theories from the textbook and at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles. Current articles are those published in the last five years.