This essay focuses on Ethics in Leadership. This course has major project assignments that will be due in Weeks 3 and 5. It will take more than a week’s effort.
This course has major project assignments that will be due in Weeks 3 and 5. It
will take more than a week’s effort to adequately complete them. Plan time to
start the research and other work for those assignments earlier than the week in
which they are due.
For the course project, you will assess the ethical nature of leadership by
studying a current or historical leader. Choose a famous leader with readily
available information (e.g., press releases, organizational websites, published
biographies, etc.) that you can research. Consult with your instructor early in the
week if you need assistance. You will be using the same leader for the Week 1,
Week 3, and Week 5 assignments.
For the Week 1 paper, prepare a biographical introduction of your chosen leader
Firstly, who the leader is,
Secondly, what era the leader came from,
Thirdly, what organization the leader is or was affiliated with,
Further, why this leader is worthy of study,
Further, the specific leadership theory/style this leader used, citing specific
examples and research to support your assessment.
Next, analyze this leader in terms of moral intelligence and credibility as a leader,
citing evidence to support your perspectives. Specifically, this section should
assess any gaps between espoused values and actual behaviors.
Next, analyze the alignment of the leader’s values and behaviors with the
organizational values expressed in vision, mission, and value statements of the
organization most closely affiliated with the leader, as well as any other indicators
of organizational culture.
Finally, synthesize a personal reflection of “lessons learned” that includes at
least two key take aways that you can apply to your own leadership practice.
Firstly, Submit your answers in a three- to four-page Microsoft Word document.
Secondly, Name your document: SU_LEA5125_W1_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.
Thirdly, Submit your posting to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned.
Further, Use APA format for your document.