Topics for Final Paper 1. Read Doris Kearn Goodwin’s Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln and write a thoughtful response explaining how Lincoln’s leadership reflected the concepts of “process” as we have been discussing in class this semester. 2. Forming, Norming, Storming and Performing are concepts that we will discuss widely. Using this model of group development and additional readings as required, describe how group dynamics relates to leadership. Explore and develop leadership responses to the challenges inherent in groups along the developmental continuum. 3. Does the concept of creativity and leadership intrigue you? How do you see it having impact upon your own leadership style? Read a series of 5-7 articles on this topic (exclusive of the materials in your text book) and reflect upon the use of creativity in leadership. 4. We have determined that management and leadership are two different concepts. Despite this, we know that many have used the two interchangeably. Using a series of 5 – 7 articles develop a
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course POLITIAL S 790: 105 taught by Professor Andersen during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.