n completing this activity, you will demonstrate the ability to identify strategies in effective leadership and management through analyzing research literature.
Consider the statement: "You can be an excellent manager without becoming a good leader; but you cannot be an excellent leader without becoming a good manager" (Chapman & O'Neil, 2000).
Reference: Chapman, E., & O’Neil, S. L. (2000). Leadership: Essential steps every manager needs to know. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Discuss the statement. You may argue for or against the statement. Your response should have the following:
- A clear statement of your position, whether you agree or disagree with the statement
- Theoretical discussion in support of your position, citing sources
- At least two examples that support your position
Be certain to integrate the readings and research from the online library to support your opinions. You must cite your sources in text and include multiple references in addition to the textbook for your initial response and your replies. Be sure to review your writing for grammar and spelling before posting.
By Day 4 of the week:
Post your primary response.
By Day 7 of the week:
Respond to two or more of your colleagues’ postings in one or more of the following ways:
- Address a colleague’s analysis and evaluation of the topic(s).
- Expand or remark upon a colleague’s integration of relevant resources.
- Answer question(s) posed by your colleague(s) for further discussion.
- Link a colleague’s posting to other postings or to course materials and concepts, where appropriate and relevant.
- Extend or constructively challenge your colleagues’ work.
Remember to read the feedback to your own major postings and reply to it throughout the module.
Consult the Discussion Posting Guide for information about writing your discussion posts. It is recommended that you write your post in a document first. Check your work and correct any spelling or grammatical errors. When you are ready to make your initial post, click on "Reply." Then copy/paste the text into the message field, and click “Post Reply.”
To respond to a peer, click “Reply” beneath her or his post and continue as with an initial post.
This discussion will be graded using a rubric. Please review this rubric prior to beginning your work. View the rubric by clicking on the gear icon at the top right side of this page or on the Course Rubrics page within the Start Here module. All discussions combined are worth 20% of your final course grade.
Keep the following points in mind:
- Position for or against the statement is clearly stated.
- Position for or against the statement is supported by theory and examples.
- Appropriate references are used in support of position and are cited in the correct APA format.
– M1, D2:
In completing this activity, you will demonstrate the ability to identify strategies in effective leadership and management through analyzing research literature.
View the video "Second City." (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. [Video File] [08 min 55 sec] Discuss the video keeping in mind your textbook readings, independent research, and the video. Consider the following in your response:
- Discuss the leadership and personality traits needed to be effective in today's turbulent economic and business environment. Did the leadership in Second City display these traits? Why or why not?
- Discuss specific challenges to leadership, particularly diversity, globalization, and technology. How successful was the leadership in Second City in meeting these challenges? Give examples to support your answer.
- How is the leadership in your organization different from that in Second City? What is the impact of this difference in leadership on the performance of your organization? Take care not to share any confidential information in your response.
Be certain to integrate the readings and research from the online library to support your opinions. You must cite your sources in text and include multiple references in addition to the textbook for your initial response and your replies.