Welcome kindly! Please rate 5 for my 1000 words of brainstorming ideas. Kindly note that this posting is not meant to be turned in as an essay. It is merely guidance to jump start your own review. Good luck!
First of all, as you briefly review the exceptionally moving, nonfiction book, In the Shadow of Greatness: Voices of Leadership, Sacrifice, and Service from America's Longest War, I commend that its themes explore so many inspirational aspects of leadership, courage and human motivation through the short stories and essay. As it follows members of the Naval Academy's Class of 2002, it shows such strength and resilience they endure peaceful, combative, chaotic missions; it also shows how they serve dual roles as citizens, wives, husbands, fathers, girlfriends, and struggle to balance those multiple identifies so bravely.
In terms of themes, the book definitely offers vital life lessons that we as readers can certainly apply to our own daily lives as well as to our future careers overall. When we all want to know about what happened to our high school or college classmates, this book's structure as overall premise appeases that curiosity as it follows and carefully documents how their successes contribute to America's overall safety. Their lives are directly intertwined to ours as readers since "they are strongly positioned, because of their diverse experiences, to lead both in and out of uniform in the years to come." Especially for a normal civilian like myself, this book vividly opened my eyes into a different world and military culture as it clearly depicted what it is truly like to serve as active ...
1000 word of notes are brainstormed to guide a review of the Shadow of Greatness: Voices of Leadership, Sacrifice, and Service from America's Longest War, a nonfiction book.
Comparing Leadership Theories
Recent theoretical developments in leadership paradigms seem more inclined to frame leadership concepts within the context of moral philosophy, interpersonal growth and spiritual values, topics discussed in business leadership models. Some examples include transformational leadership (Burns, 1978; Bass, 1990), Servant-Leadership (Greenleaf Center, n.d.), Relational Leadership (Brower, Schoorman, & Hwee, 2000) and spiritual leadership.
Conduct a preliminary search of these models, and select one that resonates best with your own leadership style. Using the business article search engines in the Library and other credible sources, respond to the following questions regarding the model you have selected:
Select two and compare and contrast these two models, with particular emphasis on the implications of these models for the leader follower-relationship and the organizational culture.
To what degree do these models represent a theory that is grounded in experience or fact, or just a "fad"? Defend your arguments with academic sources.
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