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For the next phase of your project, you will prepare a taxonomy that best categorizes the leadership theories you have reviewed.
Assume this will serve as a reference to quickly identify and explain the differences in perspectives about leadership.
Prepare this taxonomy in a table format with the first cell in each row identifying the Leadership Theory such as "situational leadership theory" and the columns defining appropriate distinctions traits between the varying theories.
Hints: Rows are horizontal flow (left to right). Columns are vertical (up and down). In the first cell in each row identify the Leadership Theory (first column: left side running down). The other 3-4 columns are your choice. Anything you can compare or contrast between the theories (variables) will work! Advantages and disadvantages could be 2 ideas. To inset a table in Word, click Insert - Table!
After you have completed this task, describe the best leader you have ever been exposed to. In a minimum of 2 pages, include the following information:
Discuss the arguments for and against each leadership theory as an effective approach.
What theories of effective leadership would help explain why you might believe this individual is the "best leader" you have been exposed to?
What ideal leadership behaviors were exhibited?
What theory will best guide your approach to leadership and why do you feel that this is the best approach?