Leadership Development Plan Based On The Attached Format Reference

Leadership Development Plan Based On The Attached Format Reference

This paper will allow you to examine your leadership skills and develop a plan for moving forward.

  • Analyze your current leadership skills based on what you have learned in this course
  • Identify your primary style of leadership
  • Identify 2 leadership theories/styles that would be beneficial to your current/future leadership role.
    • Summarize your understanding of both
    • Explain how you would apply both to make you a more effective leader
    • Illustrate 2 positive outcomes that you would expect to occur from each
  • Examine your results from the following assessments completed throughout the term: Authentic Leadership and Emotional Intelligence.
    • Summarize each area and identify 2 areas within each assessment you wish to further develop.
    • Identify how you will develop each over the next year and how it will make you a more effective leader
    • Illustrate 2 positive outcomes that you would expect to occur from each
  • Develop a personal leadership philosophy and support your ideas with material from this course and outside research.
    • Provide an example where your leadership philosophy can be applied to lead an organizational change
    • Your leadership philosophy does not have to be any specific leadership model we reviewed. Rather, it should represent your trajectory of leadership as it applies to your career aspirations. Consider your leadership style, personality, career path and the industry you work (or wish to work in) and determine which leadership skills will be most effective.
  • Submit a 6 to 8-page paper double spaced
    • Please provide at least six (6) scholarly references to support your paper. 
    • All references should be used as in-text citations.
    • All work must be completed in APA format (7th edition).
    • A title page and reference page must be included.

Leadership Development Paper

Student Name

Introduction

(I recommend writing this section after you have completed the paper)

Provide a paragraph introduction that describes the components that will be presented in the paper. This shouldn’t be too detailed, just provide an overview of what you plan to cover.

SECTION I

Analysis of Current Leadership Skills

Self-Assessment

The first part of this section is your self-assessment that was completed in week 8 (https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_50.htm). Make sure to have reviewed feedback from your instructor on your self-assessment paper and make any required revisions that were suggested.

Leadership Theory

Here you are to identify (1) leadership theory that would be beneficial to your leadership role. You may want to also state here why you feel this would be beneficial to your role.

Summary of Leadership Theory

Here you are to summarize your understanding of the leadership theory itself.

Anticipated Application of Leadership Theory

Here you should explain how you would apply this theory to make you a more effective leader.

Anticipated Positive Outcomes

Here you are to illustrate (2) positive outcomes that you would expect to occur as a result of applying this leadership theory in your role.

SECTION II

Analysis of Change Leadership Theory

Change Theory

Here you are to identify (1) change leadership theory that would be beneficial to your role.

Summary of Change Leadership Theory

Here you are to summarize your understanding of the (1) change leadership theory.

Application of Change Leadership Theory

Here you should explain how you would apply this theory to make you a more effective leader.

Anticipated Positive Outcomes

Here you are to illustrate (2) positive outcomes that you would expect to occur as a result of applying this change leadership theory in your role.

SECTION III

Development of Personal Leadership Philosophy

Personal Leadership Philosophy

Research and develop your own personal leadership philosophy. You should do outside research as well as use material from this course to support your ideas.

Use of Leadership Philosophy to Lead Organizational Change

Here you should provide an example of where your leadership philosophy can be applied to lead an organizational change.

Application of Leadership Philosophy within Industry

The leadership philosophy should represent your trajectory of leadership as it applies to your career aspirations. Consider your career path and the industry you work within (or wish to work in) and determine what leadership skills will be the most effective. Summarize in this section why you feel that the leadership philosophy you have developed will serve you well in your industry and career.

Conclusion

(I recommend writing this section after you have completed the paper)

In this section you are to provide an overview of the whole paper and tie it back to what you said you would cover in the introduction. As a rule this section is usually written in past tense.

References

Your minimum of (6) references belong on a new page

Reminders:

· The paper is to be double-spaced and a maximum of 6-8 pages (not including the title page and references pages).

· Use in-text citations in the paper and do not list any references that are not cited in the paper

· References as well as citations are to follow APA format

· Grammar and spell check papers before uploading them

I hope you find this template helpful. Good luck!