Why is leadership a fundamental part of organizational behavior? What leadership theory do you align with (path-goal theory?) and what are the main characteristics that would make this particular theory effective within your organization?
This paper must be 4 pages in length (not including the cover page or reference page) and completed in APA format (6th edition). Aside from utilizing the text as a source, you are required to use at least 2 additional resources such as scholarly articles to further help substantiate your perspective. Your paper must include the following:
- Cover page
- Introduction (1 to 2 paragraphs maximum)
- Thesis statement (1 to 2 sentences maximum)
- Content/Analysis: This section of the paper must be at least 3.5 pages maximum and include the following components:
- Explanation of why leadership is a fundamental part of organizational behavior.
- Leadership theory you align with and why.
- Discussion of the main characteristics of chosen theory and why it would be effective within the organization.
- Conclusion (1 to 2 paragraphs maximum)
- Reference page