Formulating Leadership Part I

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NextJen Corporation's Vice President of Human Resources has approached your team for assistance in recruiting and developing a training program for your organization's future leaders. 60% of your company already consists of millennials, but older theories of leadership are still being applied. Your team has been charged with how to successfully increase the number of millennials as leaders in your organization. At this time, senior management is reluctant and uninformed as to how they should promote the millennials as leaders. However, you and your team know that changes are necessary to bring this company into the 21st Century. The first step is to conduct an "as is" audit (what is already working and what is not), along with a proposal for a presentation as to the best way to present the information to senior managers. The final step will be to create a draft of your training and management plan to be finalized and presented in Part II.

After reading the chapters for this week and doing some research on managing Millennial workers, begin by reviewing your own organizations for clues as to what is working and what is not. These impressions will form the basis for your audit for NextJen. Using the business document form, you will create an 'as is' assessment for our fictional NextJen Corporation. See attached form for sample audit, which you can use to input your team's information. Feel free to modify if desired. Specifically, in two pages (600-700 words) you should address:

  • In a short paragraph, identify the purpose of the project.
  • Next, identify 4-5 best practices for leadership development for the millennial group and using what you've gleaned from your own organizations and research, write up your audit findings for each best practice and assign a score.
  • Lastly, write a paragraph proposal for a plan to present this information to senior managers at NextJen.

Reference a minimum of three sources other than the text from your research. Format your paper consistent with the business document.

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Learning Team Assignment: Formulating Leadership Part I Purpose of Assignment This assignment explores current challenges within organizations that relate to various theories, models, skills, and approaches to leadership. One challenge is incorporating all individuals in the organization. In this assignment, 60% of your company consists of millennials, and your team has been charged with how to successfully increase the number of millennials as leaders in your organization. Some leaders and staff within this organization may be reluctant and uninformed about these viewpoints. This assignment is the first step to developing a plan to address the needs of the organization. During Week 4, your team will complete Part II of this process with a presentation that will explain how your team would present its plan to senior management. Grading Guide Content Met Partially Met Not Met Total Available Total Earned 7 #/7 Partially Met Not Met Comments: The team examines the best practices that the team can cultivate to enhance the number of millennials as leaders in an organization. The team explains how they would present information to senior management in the organization for increasing the number of millennials as leaders. The team provides a rationale for all responses and includes information from the course text and at least two additional peerreviewed sources. The summary is between 525 and 700 words in length. Writing Guidelines The paper—including tables and graphs, headings, title page, and reference page—is consistent with APA formatting guidelines and meets course-level requirements. Intellectual property is recognized with in-text citations and a reference page. Paragraph and sentence transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper. Met Comments: Formulating Leadership Part I Grading Guide LDR/300 Version 6 Writing Guidelines Met Partially Met Not Met Total Available Total Earned 3 #/3 10 #/10 Sentences are complete, clear, and concise. Rules of grammar and usage are followed including spelling and punctuation. Assignment Total Additional comments: Comments: 2 May. 1 NEXTJEN, CORPORATION LEADERSHIP AUDIT – MAY 2017 AUDIT GOALS: [In a paragraph, briefly write down the purpose for the audit based on your research and the desired end state] AUDIT SCORE LEGEND: A MINIMAL IMPROVEMENTS TO BE MADE B SOME IMPROVEMENTS TO BE MADE C MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS TO BE MADE FINDINGS: [For each number below, write down the best practice and your findings, along with your score] : [Score - Description of finding] 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. PLAN PROPOSAL: [Prepare a detailed presentation proposal for the HR Manager so that senior leaders and managers might adopt the millennial leadership development plan ] May. 1 NEXTJEN, CORPORATION ...
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LEADERSHIP AUDIT – MAY 2017
AUDIT GOALS:
The purpose of this project is to formulate ways and means of developing leadership
skills in millennials with an aim of increasing their participation in leadership at NextJen
Corporation. The project proposes a way of breaking away from this trend in order to give room
for modern ways of management in NextJen Corporation, promote positive outcomes and ensure
that this group reaches its potential in leadership.

FINDINGS:
1. Coaching and Training [Score B]
For NextJen to realize the benefits of Millennials and their leadership potential, managers
have to actively engage them periodically and get their feedback. Unfortunately, most manager’s
use authoritatively means that drive away would be potential leaders. Managers should spend
some time to teach and coach them and be committed to this cause from the first day. According
to Brack (2012), this includes empowerment and motivating them to take an a...

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