Assignment Description

Leadership and Managing

Assignment Description

Leadership and Managing

This week you reflected upon the difference between a “manager” and a “leader” and discussed this concept with your classmates and professor in the discussion board. In a written essay please answer the following questions:

  • What      are the differences between leaders and managers? What characteristics are      similar and what are different?
  • Provide      a total of three examples. First, of someone who has great managerial      skills. Second, another individual with great leadership skills. Third,      another person with poor managerial skills. These can be made up      individuals or examples you have seen without any identifying information.      Discuss how the staff of each individual would be affected by the skills      of the leader/manager.
  • Complete      the Emotional Intelligence Test Discuss your scores      and what they mean. What did you learn about yourself as a leader? (Note      that a 10 on the EI test means strong. On the score page, click on the      blue “here” under “interpreting your GEIT scores, click      here” for more information on each section and what it      means. 

Assignment Expectations:

Length: 1500 to 2000 words total (at least 500 words per question prompt)

Structure: Include a title page and reference page in APA format. These do not count towards the minimum word count for this assignment. Your essay must include an introduction and a conclusion.

References: Use appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. A minimum of three (3) scholarly sources are required for this assignment.