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    Leadership Agenda for a Global Placement

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    •Review the section "The Disciplined Mind" in Gardner's 2008 article, "The Five Minds for the Future," from School: Studies in Education, volume 5, issue 1/2. This leader mind has deep and solid expertise in one or more fields. It is only with this depth that a leader can approach new ideas with confidence, knowing that he or she has already conquered one body of knowledge.
    •Scharmer's 2008 article, "Uncovering the Blind Spot of Leadership," from Leader to Leader, issue 47, pages 52-59. Additionally, Scharmer's Presencing Institute will provide an introduction to one of the emerging 21st century theories. It is a powerful theory of change and transformation rooted in learning and leading.
    •Pless and Maak's 2011 article, "Responsible Leadership: Pathways to the Future" in Journal of Business Ethics, volume 98 supplement, pages 3-13. The authors explore responsible leadership in the context of several other emerging leadership theories.

    Activity Context

    This assessment enables you to demonstrate your mastery of the following course competencies:
    •Analyze relevant global leadership concerns for the future.
    •Analyze emerging leadership theories that are appropriate for a global agenda.
    •Communicate in a manner that is professional and consistent with expectations for members of the business professions.


    This assignment provides an opportunity for you to analyze relevant leadership concerns for an increasingly global future and commit to an emerging leadership theory that is appropriate to guide enactment of your leadership agenda. Be aware that Gardner's five minds is not a theory but a model. Emerging theories include relational leadership, Theory U, contingency theory, and path-goal theory.

    What you create in this assignment is the starting point for the Leadership Development Plan, which is due in Unit 5. Remember that the plan is about you, your career, your organization, and your industry. If your company or industry is local or national only, think of how it might impact or be impacted by the global environment. The work you completed in the discussions in Units 1 and 2 should have prepared you to write this assignment.

    Activity Instructions

    In this paper, complete the following:
    •Provide context by defining the shaping and driving forces that impact the development of your new leadership agenda. This should include your awareness of the global impact of your company or your chosen field and its welcoming of a global diversity of ideas and leadership. It should also include what "minds" you most need to develop.
    •Think about how your agenda compares to the predominant leadership model in your field. Examples of contemporary leadership agendas might include "might makes right," "Americans know better," and "partnering makes a better product." Evaluate the strength of your own agenda in comparison to other possible agendas. Provide the rationale for one of the emerging leadership theories as a guide for your leadership agenda.

    The completed paper should be 4-5 pages (excluding cover and reference pages). You also need to utilize citations and reference from a minimum of four credible sources.

    Refer to the scoring guide prior to submission to ensure you meet all evaluation criteria.

    Assignment Requirements
    •Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
    •APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to APA (6th edition) style and formatting.
    •Number of resources: Minimum of four resources.
    •Length: 4-5 typed, double-spaced pages.
    •Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12-point.

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    Depending on your leadership profile, the defined shape and driving force depends on that decisions, such as, the leadership for communication in global markets that propel forward your organization. Thus, try and think in terms how the communication model represents both your leadership goals, objectives, initiatives, and purpose contributes to the leadership style in accomplishing corporate blueprint for long-term success. Next, the research for the final writeup should define your desired style in leadership and the global impact of it can relate to several metrics, as follow if using the above mention case study of Communication Model in Global Markets:

    A) Strategy for continue building relations with global partners in same "sector business industries" that formulate a blueprint to (1) secure new business partnerships and new businesses that results in profitability (2) social responsibility to the community of offices station around the global arena to facilitate a steady flow of communicative support.

    B) Conducting the necessary town halls meetings or conferences that provide update on the company's initiatives, thus, the opportunity for your leadership purpose and style to accomplish accordingly.

    C) Ask questions and deliver strategic answers that satisfies every needed element to obtain long-term success in that sector. Focus on the questions asked within the global market because that "develops the minds" necessary to reach the desired outcome. Thus, the aim in the final research should adhere to a powerful ...

    Solution Summary

    The review into leadershsip agendas and styles for global placement.