Grand Canyon MGT 420 Module 6 Assignment
Many names have been recognized as notable business leaders. Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Colleen Barrett are all names identified for their unique approach to leading people. Please review the attached document to locate more business leaders. Select one leader and identify their leadership style.
Discuss (1,250-1,500 words) what you learned about them as leaders and the leadership style used. Include the following in your assignment:
- Describe the leader and why he/she was selected. What organizations are they affiliated with? In what industry are they recognized? How long were they in a leadership position?
- Which of the leadership perspectives discussed in this topic does the selected leader demonstrate?
- Identify a significant challenge the leader faced and how the challenge was handled. Did the response align more with a managerial role or a leadership role?
- What was the leader’s greatest achievement?
- What power base does the leader use?
- Compare the leadership style used by your selected leader against that of their
Successor/predecessor. Was there a shift in the leadership style? Which leader do you think was more effective and why?
- Talk about the attributes you hope to follow as a leader. How will these attributes be similar to or different than the leader studied?
- You are required to cite 2 sources in this assignment. Provide evidence to support the leadership style your selected leader showed. This should not be completed based on an opinion.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA 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 Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.