Whether you plan to serve as a leader or not, it is beneficial to identify your leadership style. At some point in your life or career, you may be faced with leading a project, directing a social group, or providing some oversight for an initiative personally or professionally. Knowing your leadership style can help you to recognize your response and approach to situations and hone the skills that could better the situation. Complete the leadership style assessment: What’s Your Leadership Style? (results are at the bottom of this.) Then:
• Develop a PowerPoint presentation.
• Include the following assignment points:
1. Summarize your assessment outcomes and leadership style. a. You can include charts, figures, or graphs if you choose
2. Describe how your leadership style benefits you personally and/or professionally.
3. Summarize the pros and cons for this leadership type
4. Use one or more articles or credible sources from the CSU-Global library to support your ideas, assertions, and claims.
leadership style interpretation:
You lean toward a democratic or participative style of leadership. You tend to set the parameters for the work and have the final say on decisions, but you actively involve your team members in the process.
This style can build trust between you and your people, as they’ll likely feel engaged and valued. But it’s not great in a high-pressure situation that requires a fast turnaround, as it will slow you down. And, if you dislike disagreement or conflict, you might struggle with how people respond to consultation. Read more below