Week 3 – Assignment
Write a three to four page paper (not including the title and reference pages) about a contemporary leadership situation that is familiar to you. You may use the same situation from the Week 2 assignment. Your paper needs to:
Define path-goal leadership.
Identify the path-goal leadership style used in this situation; provide the tasks, and the subordinates’ characteristics.
Support your position with specific examples.
Explain whether the action taken was appropriate and effective.
Discuss if the path-goal leadership approach would be useful in understanding the leadership applied to the situation.
In addition to the requirements above, your paper:
Must be double-spaced and 12 point font
Must be formatted according to APA style
Must include an introductory paragraph with a thesis statement
Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph
Must reference at least two scholarly resources
Must include a reference page written in APA format
Required Text Book:
Northouse, P. (2018). Leadership theory and practice (8th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.