Theories of Leadership
Write a 45 page paper in which you:
Determine two leadership theories and two leadership styles that support the definition of a public leader. Provide a rationale for your response.
Discuss the differences, if any, between successful leaders in public, private, and nonprofit organizations. Cite experiences and research to support your assertions.
Some think leadership is a born ability. Some think leadership can be learned. Some think leadership is a product of a need or challenge. What do you think? Cite experiences and research to support your assertions.
Include at least four peer-reviewed references (at least one must be no more than 3 months old) from material outside the textbook. Note: Appropriate peer-reviewed references include scholarly articles and government websites. Wikipedia, other wikis, and websites ending in anything other than “.gov” do not qualify as academic resources.
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The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is:
Examine the theories, models, and styles of successful public leadership.