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Write / submit a 2100-2800-word paper on effective leadership. Be sure to include appropriate "real-life" examples of effective leadership in your paper. These examples can come from your professional experience or you may discuss a well-known / recognized example from the business world.
Interesting topic! One approach to help you with a paper like this one is to look at information from various sources (and examples to consider), which you can draw on for your final copy. This is the approach this response takes. I alos attached an extra resource for further considerations.
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1. Write / submit a 2100-2800-word paper on effective leadership. Be sure to include appropriate "real-life" examples of effective leadership in your paper. These examples can come from your professional experience or you may discuss a well-known / recognized example from the business world.
Let's look at some of the characteristics, attributes and traits of effective leadership from various sources, which you can draw on for your final copy. Like all academic papers, this paper will have an Introduction, Body and Conclusion.
An effective leader is crucial to any successful business, whether it is an offline or online business. Indeed, there are many factors that contribute to effective leadership. This purpose of this paper will be to address such things as characteristics, character traits, attributes and principles of effective leadership. Examples os some of the more essential characteristics will also be addressed.
Effective Leadership Attributes and Principles
Attributes establish what leaders are, and every leader needs at least three of them: standard or ethical bearer, developer and integrator. For example, a leader demonstrates the attribute of being a standard bearer by establishing the ethical framework within an organization. This demands a commitment to live and defend the climate and culture that you want to permeate your organisation. What you set as an example will soon become the rule as unlike knowledge, ethical behavior is learned more by observing that by listening. And in fast moving situations, examples become certainty. Being a standard bearer creates trust and openness in your employees, who in turn, fulfill your visions. (http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/leader/leadchr.html).
On the other hand, a leader demonstrates the attribute of being a developer by helping others learn through teaching, training, and coaching. This creates an exciting place to work and learn. She or he will never miss an opportunity to teach or learn something new yourself. Coaching suggests someone who cares enough to get involved by encouraging and developing others who are less experienced. Employees who work for developers know that they can take risks, learn by making mistakes, and winning in the end. (http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/leader/leadchr.html).
Integrators orchestrate the many activities that take place throughout an organization by providing a view of the future and the ability to obtain it. This leader assumes that success can only be achieved when there is a unity of effort. Integrators have a sixth sense about where problems will occur and make their presence felt during critical times. They know that their employees do their best when they are left to work within a vision-based framework. (http://www.nwlink.com/~donclark/leader/leadchr.html).
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A leadership acronym is often used to remember leadership attributes. For example, a leader who sets a good example is respected more than one whose behaviour indicates "do as I say not as I do". The acronym ATTRIBUTES, devised for this ...
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