Week 6 Reflective
Compare and Contrast Leaders
Assignment 6 Objective:To examine the positive and negative use of
power in organizations. Using critical thinking skills to write a paper on
sources of power, and how power can be used for good and evil, depending on the
followers’ points of reference.
Description:Conduct research on a global leader (U.S. or another
country), living or dead, who is (was) viewed as a positive leader in
the court of public opinion. Next, conduct research on a global leader (U.S. or
another country), living or dead, who is (was) viewed as a negative
leader in the court of public opinion. Compare and contrast the two leaders in
Provide a background for each leader. Describe the leader’s organization
Describe the source(s) of power you believe this user has
(had) over his/her followers. Be specific. Provide some examples to support
your choice of power.
on what you learned about the organization or group, what do you think
made the organization successful? For example, what communication style
did the leader practice? Did the leader practice centralized or
Discuss if you believe each leader deserves the positive or
negative reputation each has received for his/her style of leadership.
satisfactory completion of this assignment is based on the following criteria:
1. Accurate description and reference of all
concepts and theories learned from the course material.
2. Practical examples of concepts that lead to
continuing interest in the topic.
3. Synthesis of concepts and theories from other
4. Well-organized, clearly presented work (free
from excessive spelling and grammatical errors).
5. Properly cited sources using APA 6th
See the following rubric:
Week 6 – Leadership
Suggested Number of Pages (3 to 4)
Content – Positive Leader (discussion and findings)
Content – Negative Leader (discussion and findings)
Use of theories and concepts from course
APA Format and Reference Page (minimum three references)
Total Points for this Assignment