I need a 13 - 15 page summary of the book, "The Leadership Challenge" by Kouzes and Pozner, 4th Edition. In the summary, make connections with the book "The Wizard and the Warrior" by Lee G. Bolman and Terrence E. Deal, and the book "Lead with Humility" by Jeffrey A. Krames, which talks about the leadership style of Pope Francis. Make sure you specifically mention Pope Francis in the summary.
Also, read the information contained the follow document: Leadership Theories.doc
Include these theories where applicable in your summary.
Supporting material can come from newspaper articles, journals, etc. Your overall task is
to examine the world class leader with respect to his or her positive
motivation, authentic leadership style, how he or she led others and the
context in which he or she led over time, e.g., military, government, industry,
level of turbulence, risk, uncertainty, etc. You will use the 7 demands of
leadership and the additional topic areas described below to frame your
analysis, write-up and presentation of your chosen world class leader including
his or her:
Mentors or Significant Others
Making Sense of Experience
addition to the 7 demands above, you will also examine the following:
The leader’s full range of styles and what you view as their typical styles
How the leader treated direct and indirect followers
The nature of the context in which the leader led, e.g., time period,
challenge, and opportunities.
What you saw as the leader’s top 5 strengths
How your leader worked with other leaders
The leader’s legacy
of this Assignment:
To apply the models of leadership learned in class to analyzing a chosen world
To learn from the example of world-class leaders how to be a better leader
To share with your colleagues in class your insights derived from your analysis
in terms of how to enhance one’s leadership potential; and
To make recommendations on how you would have coached your chosen leader to
have a more positive impact on his or her constituency.
of this Assignment:
15 page paper double-spaced in 12 pt Times Roman with 1.25 inch margins
20 minute presentation in class based on your paper to be done in Block III
select a leader that has had an impact on at least 1 million people and for
whom there is a top quality biography written. I would prefer that
auto-biographies to be used for this assignment. The challenges will be team-based: for each task, a team will
prepare one or more members to represent it in a leadership simulation. Grades
assigned to its representatives will be shared equally among all members (i.e.,
you get what your representative gets).
5. Writing the sources in Chicago style.