Explain the effect of power and influence on followers that the leader of the organization has. Are the followers receptive?

Focus of the Final Paper

For the final paper you will examine key concepts of leadership either in your place of work or in a social organization to which you may belong that has leadership concepts (Rotary club, athletic team, scout leader, etc). In the paper you will include the following:
• Apply one of the leadership theories from the course text to the organization. Explain how the theory works, including an example.
• Explain the effect of power and influence on followers that the leader of the organization has. Are the followers receptive? Would you recommend another strategy? Explain. If not, why not?
• Evaluate the role and effectiveness of transformational and transactional leadership in the organization. Support with examples.
• Assess the traits and characteristics of an effective team leader within the organization.
• Explain how the leadership supports vision, mission, and strategy in the organization.
• If you were the leader in the organization, what would you change and why?
Writing the Final Paper
The Final Paper:
1. Must be four double-spaced pages in length (not including title and reference pages), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
2. Must include a title page with the following:
o Title of paper
o Student’s name
o Course name and number
o Instructor’s name
o Date submitted
3. Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
4. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
5. Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
6. Must use at least three scholarly sources (other than the text), including a minimum of one from the Ashford Online Library.

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