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Using relevant theories and models critically evaluate and analyse the leadership of a 21st century leader of a (business, government or not-for-profit) organisation. If you were in the position of the leader, what could you do to be a better leader and make a stronger impact on the followers and on the situation?

For this assignment you can select a leader from a large or a small organisation. You can select a leader from your own organisation or one that you are familiar with. It could be a CEO of an international organisation whom you have read about in the newspapers/biographies, or a family member who runs a small business with a few staff members. The choice of leader and organisation is yours.

Write a report in which you cover the following:

• A clear description of the leader, the organisation/industry, and situation/context.
An evaluation of the leader by referring to concepts and theories covered in the subject – Leadership (e.g. style, behaviour, traits, attitudes, power)
• A discussion of how you would lead differently if you were put in the same situation/s as the leader and how you could make a stronger impact on the followers and on the situation/s.

It is important to demonstrate your knowledge about Leadership and to clearly reference your sources. Remember that pure description and paraphrasing is not sufficient. A good report will clearly take an analytical approach and demonstrate application of leadership concepts/theories.
You need to structure your discussion appropriately, use good references, and clearly link recommendations to description and analysis presented earlier in the report.

Important assignment instructions:
The required word length for this assignment is 2500 words.
Report format; and
Harvard style referencing (which includes in-text citations plus a reference list).
Reference lists normally contain relevant references from different sources (6-12 references)
All references must be from credible sources such as books, industry related journals, magazines, company documents and recent academic articles.