This week the leadership vignette will explore eight leadership styles (Contingent, One-Best, Transactional, Transformational, Charismatic, Full Range, Balanced, and Principled). After looking through the leadership styles select two or three leadership styles/approaches that you feel best reflect your preferences and could possibly be your preferred leadership style in the future. Compose a reflective paper that includes the following:
Explain the two or three leadership styles you feel most aligned with.
Describe the major characteristics of the leadership styles that you prefer.
Explain what you might do to incorporate these leadership styles into your overall leadership style.
For each of the three scenarios below, elaborate on how you would handle the situation using your preferred leadership style(s);
One of the teachers in your environment is speaking negatively about a child to other teachers while conversing.
A parent is continually arriving late to pick up their child in your care.
A child is sent to your office daily for episodes of aggression and frustration in the environment.
The Leadership Vignette: Leadership Styles assignment
Must be three to four double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages or slides and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center (Links to an external site.)‘s APA Style (Links to an external site.) resource.
Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper
Course name and number
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Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice (Links to an external site.) resource for additional guidance.
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
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Must use at least one credible source in addition to the course text.
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Must document any information used from sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) guide.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center. See the Formatting Your References List (Links to an external site.) resource in the Writing Center for specifications.