LEADERSHIP IN BUSINESS
Evaluate and formulate strategies to encourage full participation and teamwork in terms of innovation and creative thinking
Task one – Reflection – Leadership Style
1.When you lead a group you will need to consider how you will ensure your group is innovative and creative in the processes and/or activities you use to solve each problem.
2. After you have led your group, reflect on your leadership by:
Describing: What happened in terms of the group being creative and innovative?
Evaluating: Which ideas helped to group be creative and innovative? Why?
Evaluating: Which ideas and/or activities did not help? Why not?
Discussing: What would you do differently another time? Why? Link this section to the
theory of leadership and working with teams
Task two – Reflection – Personal Followership Style
Reflect on one of the occasions when you were a follower.
Use the DATA model (Describe, Analyse, Theorise, and Act)
a.Describe an aspect of your involvement as a follower in the grou
b.Analyse why this aspect happened as it did – consider this from your own values and assumptions about being a follower but also link it to the theory of followers
c.Theorise – suggest at least one different way of approaching your role as a follower. Base your answer within leadership and follower theory.
d.Act – Explain what you might do differently if you found yourself in a similar situation as you described in the first section (a) of Task Two.
Task three – Reflection on changes to leadership style
Reflect on whether the strategy you outlined in Question 3 of Assessment One to improve one of your leadership capabilities worked? If yes, explain why. If not, explain why not?