Case study - Profile of a Leader Assessment Weighting: 25 Due date and time: 12 noon Friday 14. August Submission instructions: Submit to Turnitin by 12 noon Friday 14. August Turnitin instructions: Submit a soft copy through Turnitin (see instructions on how to do this in the BIHM manual and on AUTonline). Learning Outcomes Assessed: 1. Apply appropriate theoretical perspectives, models and dynamics of leadership 2. Critically evaluate leadership styles and approaches based on a conceptual understanding of leadership perspectives and theoretical frameworks. 3. Critically reflect on personal attributes relevant to leadership 4. Critically reflect upon ethical dimensions of leadership and multi-cultural perspectives including leadership in Maori, Pasifika and Asian cultures Assessment brief: See below
Presentation • The case study should be in presented in the form of a word document or PDF. • Use 12 point font minimum • A very high standard of professional writing is required — edit your work. • You can use photos, diagrams, illustrations and figures to enhance your presentation.
Overview The case study is intended to professionally present an evaluation of a significant and honourable leader whom you admire and respect. The case study must present a clear connection between your choice of leader and a theoretical approach to Leadership. Preferably choose a leader from your own culture or New Zealand, but this is not essential.
Your case study profile should address the following: 1. Discuss the rationale for your choice of leader (what makes this leader honourable? why do you admire this leader? Provide clear justification of being honourable with references — i.e. how is the leader honourable?) 2. Context (briefly describe and outline their characteristics and achievements) 3. Examine the approach to leading (how do they lead? What is their style? What is their theoretical approach to leading?) 4. Discuss and evaluate Strengths and weaknesses (Provide a concise analysis) 5. Reflect on Important lessons (What have you learned from investigating this leader?) 6. References in APA 6th
Case study marking schedule Marks Rationale Honourable leadership selection justified and referenced 5 Leadership Context Strengths and weaknesses examined 5 Approach to Leading and Lessons Leadership style/approach examined and referenced Reflective and insightful lessons learned section 10 Presentation Simple and clear layout, easy to read and view High standard of professional writing Use of graphics