MGT 521 Week 5 Assignment Leadership and Strategy
Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to increase learners’ comprehension of leadership styles and the effect of the styles on organizational environments.
Resources: Management: A Practical Introduction; Notes from team discussion Week 5; Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Create a 1,400 word analysis addressing the following:
• Identify one theory that appeals to you the most from the leadership theories discussed in your team and in the text.
• Research two local companies: one in which the leadership seems to exemplify this leadership theory, and one that seems to be in direct contrast.
• Analyze how each leadership style might affect the respective company’s performance and alignment to values.
• Discuss which leadership style to which you are most aligned.
• Discuss how you would practice this leadership style in your current work environment. If you are not currently employed, discuss how you would practice this style of leadership in a future job you might like to hold.