Leadership Comparative Analysis
Consider two leaders you either admire or despise; one current and one historical. Your task is to compare & contrast a historical leadership figure to a current day leader. Concepts to consider include their leadership traits, strengths, styles, relationships, and ability to communicate vision to their followers. This project must include a 6-8 page written paper. *** My two leaders are Nelson Mandela (historical) & Barak Obama (current). —————————————————————————- Write a comparative analysis paper in APA format, 6-8 body pages, double-spaced. —————————————————————————- It should include the following clearly marked sections: a) Introduction of the paper including your leadership figures, the leadership concepts you will address in your paper, and a clear thesis statement. b) Background of each leader and why they are selected to compare/contrast. c) Leadership Concepts should be defined and a short explanation of why they are important, particularly in regards to your leaders. d) Analysis can be done in either two ways: 1. Analyze a leadership concept, explaining the similarities and/or differences of each leader’s approach 2. Break this section into two, explaining the leader’s similarities in one part and differences in the other, regarding the leadership concepts *Be sure to justify the differences and the similarities using experiences, facts, and examples from your sources. e) Conclusion: summarize your findings and appropriately close your paper. *The order of “b and c” may be switched depending on your paper however they both must be included. —————————————————————————- Your comparative analysis paper must contain a minimum of 6 CREDIBLE REFERENCES. Please be sure to cite ALL your references correctly (internal citations); simply listing them at the end will NOT count. Also, be sure to cite your references in the style of the American Psychological Association (APA); see: https://library.uhd.edu/apa or http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/.