You have been encouraged by a colleague to write an article about “CEOs and presidents” for a management journal. You have decided to compare the leadership styles of three leaders.
Using the Library, the Internet, and your course materials, write a 8-10 page report that elaborates on the following: In your article, provide the following:
An introduction to the concept of influence processes An explanation of the role of influence in contemporary leadership
A discussion of the various types of influence processes and the factors that can affect them
The methodology used to identify and research the leaders selected for this report
An analysis of the influence processes used by the three leaders. Identify the processes that the leaders and top management team are using or have used to impact their organization.
A discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of the influence processes used by the three leaders relative to current and future challenges facing leaders in global organizations.
A summary of the key attributes of the influence processes employed by these leaders to effect positive organizational change or improved performance.
Use the Library or other Web resources to support your argument. Be sure to cite your sources using APA Style 6th edition guidelines.
Your report MUST include a reference list. All research should be cited in the body of the paper. Individual Projects without references and citations may not earn any higher grade than a ‘C’ letter grade. Your report should contain an abstract, an introduction, and conclusion in addition to the body of the paper.
Please note that if you have a source in your reference section, you need to cite it in the body of the paper per APA guidelines and vice-versa. Please submit your assignment as a Word document in APA Style 6th edition format.
Objective: The Objective of the Unit 5 IP Assignment will involve the following the Course Outcomes and Grading Criteria with their respective percentages for the Grading Rubric. This assignment will be assessed using additional criteria provided here. Please submit your assignment. For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials. Grading Rubric: Grading Criteria Percentage Deliverable requirements addressed; understanding of material and writer’s message and intent are clear 35% Scholarly research which supports writer’s position properly acknowledged and cited direct quotations may not exceed 10% of the word count of the body of the assignment deliverable (excluded title page, abstract or table of contents if used, tables, exhibits, appendices, and reference page(s). Inclusion of plagiarized content will not be tolerated and may result in adverse academic consequences. 20% Critical thinking: position is well justified; logical flow; examples 20% Structure: includes introduction and conclusion; proper paragraph format and reads as a polished, academic paper or professional presentation, as appropriate for the required assignment deliverable 10% Mechanical – no spelling, grammatical or punctuation errors 10% APA – deliverable is cited properly according to the APA Publication Manual (6th Ed.) 5%