Need help answering the following questions. Maybe someone help me write the answers better and or cite some references to support my answers.
1. Should all leadership development models have a scholarly research base?
I think they should. I say this because why shouldn't a leadership model be scholarly. Maybe we should explore what makes something or someone scholarly, oh we are in this course! It is my assumption that we want everyone and everything to be about scholarship and especially if we want to set up a model for those that are going to lead others whether it be into battle or in the classroom. Also, it is always good to base a theory or model on actual research or logistical findings. I hope I am answering the question correctly.
2. Should all leadership development models be quantifiable?
Well based on my answer to the above question I do believe that there should be analytical and perspective involved in developing a model, especially if you are going to incorporate it into a business or classroom. It is always a benefit to base your findings against those of someone else's scholarly work.
3. Why do you think this leadership model has lasted for more than fifty years?
Because those that have employed the model are scholarly and believe in the model they are selling. Also, in an institution that is built up on the idea of not questioning the technique but mastering it at any cost it was bound to be the only model for fifty years. Though military leaders are among some of the worlds brightest the military is a routine not a place to speculate how to be a leader.
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