Leading by Example

Assignment 1: Leading by ExampleLeaders today are always on “stage” and being scrutinized. This has increased due to the pace of organizations and the reach of social media. As a result, leaders are under increased pressure to “walk the talk” and to ensure consistency between words and actions. Followers will not believe in the leader’s message unless they believe in the leader. So, leaders should actively exemplify expectation and the organization’s values.Respond to the following:Evaluate your current leaders—do they understand the glare of the stage and are they consistent in words and actions?Support your positions with specific examples or by citing credible sources.Write your initial response in approximately 300 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.By Tuesday, October 8, 2013, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area. Assignment 2: Workforce 2020 PresentationIn Module 6, you prepared an executive report for an organization of your choice that would help that organization prepare for Workforce 2020. In this assignment, you will use the material from your executive report to create a PowerPoint presentation:Do the following in your presentation:Capture the essence of your Workforce 2020 plan by focusing on all its key points and tell its story to key decision makers and stakeholders of your organization. Assume your audience has not read your plan. This means that your presentation must portray the whole Workforce 2020 analysis and recommendations in a logical and thorough manner while being clear and concise. Be sure to include the following:A statement of the problem or topic of M6: Assignment 2A concise analysis of the findingsA recapitulation of any main conclusions or recommendations found inM6: Assignment 2Specific details from M6: Assignment 2 to highlight or support the summaryA strong conclusion slide that recaps the key pointsYour goal is to obtain support for your positions from the audience you are addressing. So, be sure to make the presentation action oriented.Use the speaker notes to address a live audience.Conclude with at least one slide that includes references in APA style.Develop an 8 -slide presentation in PowerPoint format. Apply APA standards to citation of sourcesBy Friday, October 11, 2013, deliver your assignment  Assignment 3: Critical Leadership Competencies Needed in 2020Consider all you have learned in the course so far and the trends that have been discussed, particularly around leaders being able to strategize and execute to results.Using the module readings, University online library resources, and the Internet, research key leadership competencies needed in 2020. Respond to the following:What are the key leadership competencies that will be needed in leaders by 2020?What are the most significant leadership trends that require a change in leadership approaches by 2020?What are some of the external trends (e.g., increased globalization, increased diversity, and increased use of technology) that will influence the leadership changes?What will the employee of 2020 look like in terms of expectations, skills, and experience?Support your positions with specific examples or by citing credible sources.Write your initial response in approximately 300 words. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. By Sunday, October 13, 2013, post your response to the appropriate Discussion Area.

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