Resources: The Art and Science of Leadership, Ch. 4 & Ch. 6 and Leadership Newsletter Template.
Select someone in a leadership position at your organization or at a local company where you might seek employment. This individual could be a director, manager, supervisor, or CEO of the organization.
Write a 1,250 word profile of the individual that you interviewed for your company’s newsletter, and include the following:
- Identify the individual and their position within the company, and briefly describe the organization.
- Interpret the individual’s leadership style based on the Five-Factor personality model, and offer one or more examples of the management and leadership roles of this individual.
- Explain one incident where this individual had to solve a difficult problem or situation because things did not go as planned.
- Describe the lessons that she/he learned from being able to problem solve, even when what she/he had been taught did not work.
Format your profile in the form of a newsletter (the final format may vary depending upon the company’s style; please feel free to use either the provided template or to check the Internet or Microsoft® Word for additional newsletter templates).