This assignment is designed to assess the following learning outcomes:
1. Understand leadership practice in an organisation
2. Understand leadership styles
3. Understand the impact of leadership within organisations
Individual assessment [2,000 words] – you are required to provide an assessment of the following:
Select an organisation from the list below (in the third page), using information available in the public domain to examine the leadership style(s) of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organisation and discuss the role of this leader in achieving the organisational objectives and dealing with challenges such as cross-culture, sustainability, CSR, gender pay gap, etc.
Using in-depth literature, critically discuss what you believe is the leadership styles and skills of the CEO, in the context of the chosen organisation, and how you believe this leadership style is linked to academic theories.
Word Count/ requirements
Individual assessment– 2000 words
There will be a penalty of a deduction of up to 4% of the total mark (after internal moderation) for elements of the portfolio exceeding the word limit by 10% or more.
The word limit includes quotations and citations but excludes the references list.