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What is the role of assessment in leadership? How should a leader use data to make decisions? Discuss how data can be misused in the name of effective leadership. In your response posts, provide examples of how you might modify your leadership style and strategy based on research and performance metrics data. Engage your peers with questions. What is the role of assessment in leadership? Assessments allows leaders the ability to gain knowledge and evidence to be able to do their jobs more effectively (Pfeffer & Sutton, 2006). This learned knowledge and evidence helps leaders to make informed and improved decisions to improve business performance (McAfee & Brynjolfsson, 2012). Assessments can also help with pointing out important information that has yet to be measured and collected by leaders (McAfee & Brynjolfsson, 2012). The information gained from the data collection can show leaders what areas are working great and what areas may need improving. The information could also help leaders to know how to make necessary improvements. For instance, if a company does an assessment and find out that each individual is
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